How To Manage College Fees By Earning Decent Side Incomes?

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University life is tough. Managing the ever-piling tuition fees, lodging charges, and food expenses – it’s not easy. Having a part-time job help make financial management a bit easier. Most students utilize their time in-between classes to earn some quick extra cash. Here are some decent money-making options for college kids who want to make the ends meet. Offline Opportunities  There are several job opportunities both on campus grounds and outside that can get you a decent income. These odd jobs might not be a permanent solution but a lucrative…

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The Most Reliable Online Money-Making Methods for Homemakers

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Up until a few decades ago, the talented resource sitting at home was not tapped. Women or men who chose family had to sacrifice their career. It is changing with the advent of the internet. A variety of money making opportunities are being offered for the enterprising homemakers today. So be smart and tap it. Online money-making opportunities are plenty. Hone your talent and let it earn for you.  If you are wondering how to make it big staying at home, taking care of the kids and all the household…

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Which is better? Subscriptions or buying the media outright? 

Which is better? Subscriptions or buying the media outright? 

There was a time when owning videos and, later, DVDs were a mark of any true movie or TV lover. Hundreds of DVDs and video used to line living room walls – from blockbuster movies to TV series. If you ever wanted to binge watch a series then you had to own the whole boxset. The same was also true of music. You had to buy the physical albums if you wanted to listen to it all.  Then came along subscription services like Netflix, NowTV and Prime Video which meant…

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How to Manage Your Mental Health as a Blogger

How to Manage Your Mental Health as a Blogger

The link between your mental health and being a blogger is actually far closer than you may think. Today we have a guest post from something who really understands that relationship and how it can impact us as we work from home. Hello! I’m Chloe, a blogger who writes at Chloe Elizabeth about all things fashion, lifestyle and mental health.  It’s a pleasure to be writing on The Money Shed today, and I think it’s vital to post about be how to manage your mental health as a blogger. Managing…

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Where Should You Be Putting Your Money In 2019?

When you want to be able to grow your money, it’s always a good idea to know how you can do it. It’s not every day that you find yourself in a strong financial position. But when you do have some spare cash one month or on an ongoing basis, it’s so important for you to be able to make it grow. But how? And don’t you have to be an investment expert to be able to really grow your funds? Well, not really. Sure it can be beneficial to…

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Crucial Considerations When Investing in Property

The property market has been becoming increasingly lucrative over the years, largely due to rocketing demand and prices/price growth rising consistently. In fact, house prices have risen by about 400% since 1993, showing just how much of a behemoth the market has become. Those looking to invest in property could well be in to make a tidy profit, but there are also many considerations to make before taking the plunge. As such, here are some of the mainfactors you should think about. Tax You will likely have to pay tax…

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Don’t overspend on your mobile phone contract plan

Don’t overspend on your mobile phone contract plan

A mobile phone is now one of the major costs in an adult consumers life. Often costing more than the standard monthly utility bills. For years websites and finance experts have told consumers to switch their utility deals to get the best plans. For some reason mobiles phone plans don’t get the same attention from UK consumers. They Should! For example; Source – https://www.ukpower.co.uk/home_energy/average-energy-bill Source – https://www.ukpower.co.uk/home_energy/average-energy-bill The annual average cost for a mobile phone contract is £46.60 per month, this makes the average annual spend on mobile phone devices…

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Advantages of Running an E-Commerce Website

Advantages of Running an E-Commerce Website 

Running an e-commerce website is the new way of running a traditional high street store. For those of you who are feeling a bit wary about starting one then fear not. There are plenty of advantages to running an e-commerce store as opposed to a traditional store. There is a reason that places like Shopify are so popular. Read on for a list of advantages that an e-commerce site has. Geography  With traditional retail stores you are incredibly limited by geography. Because your store is located in a certain place…

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How to Get the Most Value from Your Vehicle

How to Get the Most Value from Your Vehicle

Vehicles have an operating life, but they also wear out faster when they are used regularly. Taking plenty of short journeys tends to demand different things of them than longer journeys on the motorway, for instance.  Making the vehicle last longer is a goal centred around getting the most value because the cost of the car is amortised over more years. Put another way, the monthly cost of owning a car is less when it’s owned for longer.  Let’s explore different ways to get more value from car ownership.  Carpool…

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Three Effective Ways to Promote Your Business

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Generating awareness is a major concern for any burgeoning business. Just getting eyes on your brand isn’t enough either, it has to be the right kind of eyes. Making sure your brand’s message cuts through the noise and speaks to your target demographic is extremely difficult, but there are tried and tested ways to do it, even if the constantly evolving nature of the marketing landscape means the guidelines are constantly being redrawn and redefined. To give you a solid grounding in a number of the most consistently effective techniques,…

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Investing in a Franchise Can Be More Financially Rewarding Than You Imagine

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“With ChipsAway I was able to realise my life-long dream.”  Sandip Kalkat – ChipsAway Franchisee since 2003 Sandip promised himself that by the time he was 30, he would own a Maserati sports car, but by the time he was 28, it had become clear to him that he was never going to make that kind of money as someone else’s employee. So the former IT Project Manager and self-confessed ‘car nut’ decided that in order to achieve his life’s ambition, he would break out of employment and launch his own…

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How to Create a Financial Security Net

How to Create a Financial Security Net

There are many things to consider when making one of life’s more significant purchases. Given the financial outlay, it is important to be completely satisfied with what you are buying. In the case of purchasing a car, there are usually many different finance options available. However, although monthly repayments may be affordable, paying the initial deposit may represent more of a challenge. So how can you ensure an adequate financial security net is in place to help in such circumstances? After all life isn’t always plain sailing; a major financial…

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A Winning Strategy

A Winning Strategy

Whether you’re looking to work from home or running a publicly listed, transnational company, having a good strategy is critical to ensuring that you achieve your goals. Like business, poker requires a good strategy to ensure you are successful in your games. Playing poker without a strategy, however, would be like opening a shop without any idea of what you’re going to sell, to whom or for how much. Often, poker and business strategies go hand in hand. Protect Your Information Economic theory describes imperfect information as being a scenario where…

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What can a Curve card do for you?

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Curve Card is a new card from MasterCard which allows you to merge all of your cards in one place. In an age where most people have a couple of bank accounts, possibly a credit card or two and Android or Apple pay it can be hard to keep track of all of your money.  Curve Card aims to put a stop to financial headaches by merging all of your cards and accounts into one. You simply download the Curve app and then you can select which card is used…

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I desperately need a loan but I have bad credit, what should I do?

We all need to borrow money from time to time, particularly when times are tough, however, accessing credit is not easy. Banks and credit unions are choosy about borrowers nowadays because they are trying to avoid bad debts which can dent their bottom line. Before offering you a loan, lenders consider a number of factors before approving your application, but your credit card score is one of the most important. Credit card references such as Equifax, Experian, and CallCredit carry a version of your credit report. The credit report carries…

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Spending your Bitcoins on the go: Prepaid Bitcoin Cards

Spending your Bitcoins on the go: Prepaid Bitcoin Cards

Bitcoin is known amongst most business and investment circles as ‘digital gold’. It’s a commonly traded asset, and just like gold, acts as a store of value. On the other hand, bitcoin is much more than just an asset to hold onto until the time is right to sell it. Instead, bitcoin can be used and spent on the go. With the introduction of prepaid bitcoin cards, users can now store their bitcoins onto their prepaid card, which can subsequently be used to complete online and physical purchases.  You might…

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The Key to Business Survival: How to Stand Out from Your Competitors

As of 2018, one fifth of new businesses fail within their first year, while almost 50% close during year five. This means that while many entrepreneurs dream of starting their own business, less than half of them manage to build a successful company. This means that for many an aspiring business owner, survival is a key and ongoing consideration. While you can take proactive steps to reduce business expenditure in order to boost cashflow and promote growth, in an oversaturated market, you must also think about the competition. To help…

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Saving money on foreign currency exchanges

Saving money on foreign currency exchanges

How much money can I save using a money transfer company? Making an international money transfer to buy a property or pay ongoing bills can be expensive if you choose to pay through a bank rather than using specialist money transfer companies, as using your bank will significantly increase your costs. Poor exchange rates and higher fees are two of the problems associated with bank-based international money transfers, so there is a lot to consider if you are looking for cheap foreign exchange services, especially how much you can save…

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Credit Card Usage in the UK – The key Statistics

Credit Card Usage in the UK – The key Statistics

If there’s one trend that defines the modern consumer finance market, it’s far greater accessibility to products. After all, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has already proposed more stringent borrowing guidelines in recent times, after credit card debt grew at its fastest rate since the Great Recession in 2008. Similarly, accessible personal loans are now established as the single biggest contributor to consumer debt in the UK, with companies now able to accept applications and extend offers online and in a matter of moments. The focus on credit card debt…

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Why Loyal Consumers Need to Head to The Stock Market

Consumers Need to Head to The Stock Market

We all have our own favourite brands or companies we trust and want to see do well. What’s vital is that we don’t pigeon-hole ourselves as just consumers. If you truly love a brand or product & think it will still be around in 30+ years’ time, then becoming an owner in the underlying company needs to be a strong consideration. There’s a place to go to buy small pieces of companies with the aim of making a return. Of course, I’m talking about the stock market. A lot of people…

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