The Growing Trend of an Online Career

The Growing Trend of an Online Career

Working online would have seemed like a half-baked dream just 10 years ago. Yet, it’s become a reality for lots of people. Digital jobs are now a serious business. Improvements in technology have enabled this growth in online employment. Wifi access is instant and available in the home, as well as at cafes and restaurants. Laptops are light and portable, so you can work on the move. Managers and companies are realising the benefits of allowing their employees to work from home. Individuals are creating jobs for themselves. Working online…

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The 4 Money Principles That Will Make You Rich

The 4 Money Principles That Will Make You Rich

Today we’ve got a guest post from Jennifer Kempson over at MamaFurFur all about the 4 money principles you should follow if you want to be rich! Everyone wants to be rich, to have enough money to live and create their dream life without the need to work for someone else to make that money. But most people believe that it is only the very lucky who will get there, or have to rely on a lottery big win to ensure that happens in life. Here’s the truth – ABSOLUTELY ANYONE…

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Advanced Power Tool Technology Now Offers More for Your Money

Advanced Power Tool Technology

Recent advancements in technology have seen a lot of positive changes for many useful products, including power tools. While prices for new tools may have slowly increased, considering the rapid rate their technology has grown they can offer great value for money. For anyone in need of a new power tool, there are some important technology elements to look out for that can really demonstrate great value for money.   Smart Technology Application A lot of the technology features found in your phone are now moving across to be included…

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Getting Quick Money Without Diving Into Shark Infested Waters

Shark Infested Waters

Every household does their best to be financially responsible. Even though the prospect of raising a child in the 21st century, we do our best to be frugal while still ensuring that our kids get all the benefits we had in our own upbringings along with some of the luxuries and experiences that we didn’t. Thus, every family walks a financial tightrope, week in week out. In the UK, while other economies have weathered the storm of the economic crisis of 2007-2008 pretty well, we still seem to be struggling…

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Alternative Ways To Invest In Stocks (That Don’t Require You To Be A Stock Market Expert)

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There are lots of alternative ways to invest in the stock market. Some are certainly more complex than others and may require a financial degree to get your head around, however others are relatively simple. Not only that – you don’t need much money to try out these investments. Here are just a few unique ways to make money out of stocks. Use a robo-advisor Many people hire a stockbroker to identify the best places to invest, however stockbrokers won’t always guarantee you the best deal – many will choose…

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A Guide to UK Property Bonds

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There are loads of investment opportunities available, offering varying levels of risk and rates of return. Property investing remains one of the most popular, however, particularly given the returns available in the UK market. Property bonds are one of the options you have if you want to invest in UK property. What are UK property bonds, however, and how do they work? We’ve got the answers to your questions. What Are Property Bonds? With a property bond, you invest in part of a property development. Your investment is typically secured…

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Looking To Earn Some Money On The Side?

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People tend to get a bit greedy with money, but there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that. Money does literally make the world go wrong, so why would you not consider making some money on the side? There’s so many different side hustles that you can do to bring in that little bit of extra income that you need. For the most of them, you don’t even need to leave the comfort of your own home. So, if you’re looking to earn some extra money on the side, here’s some of…

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£50 Amazon Voucher Giveaway

£50 Amazon Giveaway

We’ve got a fantastic competition going on at the moment until the end of April where you can win a £50 Amazon Voucher just by getting involved in a bit of ‘social sharing’ all about The Money Shed. There are 3 different ways to enter the contest with 1 entry being possible every day! So what better way to celebrate the NEW TAX YEAR than having a bit of a splurge over on Amazon thanks to The Money Shed   a Rafflecopter giveaway Good Luck! The Competition closes on 30th…

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Guest Post : Why Women Need To Become Investors

Women Investors

I saw a statistic on a group I’m in the other day – Maria, Author of the brilliant blog, The Money Principle said, “did you know that there are over 1500 personal finance blogs on the rockstarfinance.com directory. There are twice as many frugality blogs created by women that [sic] ones created by men. Also, there are 102 investing blogs by men, and only 11 by women. Interesting?” For me, this reflects how women have generally been shying away from investing, and how we’re being let down by a financial…

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Amazon – The Perfect Online Marketplace

Amazon - The Perfect Online Marketplace

There are several things Amazon considers before hiring the next employee. As it should be, |because working for the online giant will provide you with great coworkers, new and exciting projects and many more. A job at Amazon can also offer you a whole range of opportunities required for personal growth. But you also have to be aware that people working for Amazon do have a life outside their workplace. This is exactly why it provides a large number of benefits both for you and your family members that include…

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How to earn money doing freelance writing

How to earn money doing freelance writing

Today we have got a guest post written by the quite frankly amazing Ar from over at Actual Ar who is a seasoned professional when it comes to freelance writing and wants to share her top tips with you! In this post, I’m going to share a few tips for how you can potentially earn some cash through freelance writing. I say potentially because there are a few caveats to this statement that you’ll need to take into account. First and foremost, if you’re planning on becoming a freelance writer for…

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Is Property The Right Investment For You?

Is Property The Right Investment For You?

Most people tend to assume that, out of all of the investment options out there, the best for those who are just starting out is property. One of the main reasons for this is that it’s one of the most risk-averse investment methods out there due to the fact that, while it can change quite a lot over time, the property market isn’t prone to the same kind of manic fluctuations that you see in other forms of investment. However, it’s a mistake to assume that property investing is somehow…

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Making Serious Money From Your Rental Properties

Making Serious Money From Your Rental Properties

As a landlord, you are probably already aware of many of the ways in which you can expect to increase your profit from your properties. However, you might not have considered everything you could do on this front, and it is a good idea to take a look at some examples of the kinds of things you can do if you want your portfolio to bring you as much wealth as you like. The truth is that there are no ends to the things you can do to improve the…

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Cheltenham Festival 2018 Matched Betting with Profit Accumulator

Cheltenham Festival 2018 Matched Betting with Profit Accumulator

It’s that time of year again. Cheltenham Festival 2018 is upon us. Arguably the most profitable time of the year to be a matched bettor (…although fingers crossed for the offers at the World Cup). The main reason it’s so profitable? The sheer number of offers which are given out by the bookmakers. There are seven races per day, spread over four full days. The amount of money that is bet on the full four-day event is estimated to be around £150 million. As a result of such a large…

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Stealth-Employed! Increasing Your Freelance Income

Stealth-Employed! Increasing Your Freelance Income

Rubbing two halfpennies together as a freelancer is a considerable task that we all struggle with from time to time. Even those that are in full-time employment find themselves having difficulties making ends meet. But, when you’re a freelancer, finding ways to make a proper living can be a momentous task. And for those that have fully established themselves into a freelance career, it’s not always plain sailing. So, if this is you, what can you do to financially free yourself from time to time? Solid Investments The irony is…

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Exclusive March / Cheltenham Offer – £1 a month for your first 4 months hosting or 50% off your annual hosting!

Exclusive March / Cheltenham Offer - £1 a month for your first 4 months hosting or 50% off your annual hosting!

The weather may be gloomy at this time of year but this offer sure isn’t! I’ve spent the last few days working with the guys at Kloudhost to bring you a FANTASTIC CHELTENHAM offer that is going to be running from 2nd March 2018 until the end of 31st March 2018 If you are thinking of running a self hosted blog or website then this is the time to make the leap. Simply use these codes at the checkout for these AMAZING EXCLUSIVE discounts! TMS1POUND – hosting for just £1…

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Getting a Mortgage When You Are Self-Employed

Getting a Mortgage When You Are Self-Employed

Buying a house used to be something that everybody wanted to do. It would ensure long-term financial stability and give you something to leave behind. Owning your own home gave you security. And, luckily, it wasn’t that hard to do. With a few years of solid saving, you could have a decent deposit, and most workers had no trouble getting a mortgage. Then, everything changed. House prices skyrocketed, meaning you needed a much bigger deposit, and to borrow a lot more from the bank. At the same time, banks became…

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How the Cheltenham Festival can make non-gamblers a huge amount of money!

How the Cheltenham Festival can make non-gamblers a huge amount of money!

When you think Horse Racing, you think gambling. The two have always been intrinsically linked. However, thanks to the rise of Matched Betting, those that have never Gambled in their lives have the chance to make hundreds, sometimes thousands, of pounds on the four-day long Cheltenham Festival. So why exactly is this such a profitable time for Matched Bettors? Well, simply put, the Cheltenham Festival is one of the world’s biggest horse racing events. As such, all the bookmakers will fall over themselves to ensure punters place their bets with…

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Developing Your Own Property: A Means of Saving Money as Well as Making Money

Developing Your Own Property: A Means of Saving Money as Well as Making Money

Whether you are taking your first step onto the property ladder, or are already a few rungs up but still haven’t found exactly what you want, you may be pleased to know that we can help you on your way to your ideal home. One huge mistake that many people make when house hunting and browsing the market is to look for exactly what they want in a property that already exists. The truth is that to find exactly what you want already out there and waiting for you in…

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Cultivating The Mindset of a Successful Entrepreneur 

Cultivating The Mindset of a Successful Entrepreneur 

Aѕ humans, we are соnѕtаntlу ѕtrіvіng to bесоmе thе bеѕt vеrѕіоnѕ оf оurѕеlvеѕ. Wе all wаnt tо lеаrn, grow аnd evolve and mаkе a lаѕtіng аnd mеаnіngful іmрасt оn thе wоrld. Thе question wе аll аѕk is hоw do wе gеt thеrе? How do we accomplish оur dreams? Hоw dо wе асhіеvе оur goals? In 2014, thе Unіvеrѕіtу оf Phоеnіx соmрlеtеd a ѕtudу, whісh showed thаt 39% оf wоrkіng people who do nоt own thеіr оwn buѕіnеѕѕ, would lіkе to ѕоmеdау. Thаt’ѕ аn immense аmоunt оf реорlе whо think about…

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