Why I don’t agree with eBay resellers buying from Charity shops AT ALL!

I knew this was going to be a ‘marmite’ type blog post as soon as I decided to write it. I know who my audience generally is (money makers/money savers) and doing a post like this might grate with some of them but I still felt it was important to get out how I feel and it’s that I DO NOT AGREE WITH EBAY RESELLERS BUYING FROM CHARITY SHOPS! Now there’s a good chance that this statement will go down like a lead balloon but there’s just something about buying…

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Mental Health and Your Finances

Today we have a guest post from the Charismatic Carl from Wiser Wealthier all about the important connection between mental health and your personal finance. Oh the brainbox, that most complex machine that whirrs away day and night. Responsible for your thoughts, feelings and just about everything else that makes you the person you are. Most of the time this machine works just fine. It keeps you breathing, speaking, eating and doing all that other living stuff. Sometimes though, it doesn’t. As someone who has suffered both the highs and…

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Why Playing the Lotto Online is the Smart Way to Play

If you are still buying lottery tickets at the carry out, it’s time to stop. This is the way your parents played the lottery and the way their parents played the lottery. Recently, companies known as lottery messenger services have brought the world’s lotteries online so that players all over the globe can participate. A lottery messenger service buys official lottery entries from authorized retailers on behalf of online players. The messenger service charges a small service fee for making the purchase. They then store the physical ticket and upload…

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Tracking Your Online Money Making

Today we have a guest post from regular Money Shed user The Reverend who’s created a very simple to use spreadsheet for not only tracking your online money earnings but also shows you just how much you’ve earned doing our Monthly Earnings Challenge!  A few people have asked on a forum I use how best to track their income from various money making activities they do. If you are just starting out on your money-making journey then there is certainly a benefit to keeping a track of the money you have…

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5 Ways To Improve Your Finances For The Better Post Christmas

To start off the new year we’ve got some fantastic advice from the amazing Prabjit from My Side Hustle. They’ve put togeather a great post showing you how to get 2018 off a spectacular start money wise! It’s that time of the year again where we have eaten too much and piled on the pounds as well as spending too much money and maybe we need to get back on track with our finances.  This is a new year and time for a fresh start.  Whether your new year’s resolution is…

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Earn £5 for 50 posts and £10 for 100 from JANUARY 1ST 2018 on our forum!

Christmas is fast approaching so it’s time for The Money Shed Blog to take its annual break while the festive season rolls past, however, I wanted to end the year on some good news as we enter the VERY BUSY season for our site as people look to start off the new year in a better financial situation the previous one I am bringing back the £5 for 50 posts, £10 for 100 posts contest for the month of January! Get your post count above 50 on The Money Shed forum and drop…

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Foreseen Circumstances: Starting Your Own Psychic Business

“psychic” (CC BY 2.0) by Claire Winter The idea of people having psychic or other mind-based abilities may seem outlandish to some, but the industry related to this fascinating and mysterious area is in rude health. According to a study by US industry research firm IBISWorld, consumer acceptance of services such as palmistry, mediumship and aura readings has grown in recent times and revenues for the psychic industry were expected to reach an incredible $2.1 billion over the five years to 2016. However, it is not just a phenomenon which is linked to the…

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Make your next blog logo with Logojoy

If you one of the regular thousand of users who use our forum you will have seen we recently had a change in logo after what could be classed as quite a long time! After asking around on Twitter quite a lot of people recommended giving Logojoy a go and after having created a logo with them it’s not hard to see why that is! Logojoy uses what it claims is Artificial Intelligence to take information that you give it about your website and what sort of design choices you…

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Exclusive Black Friday Money Shed Offer – Get 50% off Hosting and Domains for 99p with Kloudhost

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I’ve spent the last few days working with the guys at Kloudhost to bring you a FANTASTIC Black Friday offer that is going to be running from Thursday 23rd November until the end of Monday 27th November 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! TMSHOSTING – £14.95 for the Starter plan when paid annually. (50% off!) TMSBLACKFRIDAY – 40% off ANY web hosting / re-seller package should you wish to select a package…

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Xero – Your best friend for keeping track of your finances when self employed

When you start out on your self employed journey there’s no doubt that keeping track of the incomings and outgoing of your money is going to be your top priority in the early days. Money is usually very tight during that period and it’s important that you always know where ever pound you have available to you is. In the past we used to have to rely on spreadsheets stored on your computer (or an Abacas before that!) which you could only ever access when you were in the office.…

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Come and grab a FREE £5 Amazon voucher TODAY

It’s the time of year for giving and TopCashBack are being no different. Up until the 4th December 2017 if you sign up to TopCashBack you will get a FREE £5 Amazon Voucher once you have signed up and earned £10 of cashback. At this time of year it’s more important than ever to make your money work for you and cashback is the easiest way to ‘earn as you spend’. I’ve made THOUSANDS from it over the years and it is literally a case of getting paid each time…

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Bookkeeping Tips for Busy People

When you’re earning money online at home it’s easy to neglect keeping accurate books, and this can hamper success in the long term. Time is often at a premium and it’s the books that constantly languish on the back burner. What’s needed is a simple, effective strategy to get, and keep, the books organised. Choose a Simple System When you’re working at home, it’s tempting to blur the lines between household and business expenses. Don’t do it. Have a separate business bank account, and keep business bookkeeping separate from household…

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The Secret to Smart Online Betting

To do online betting right, you need to be smart. Careless or thoughtless gambling is what leads to losses and — if you’re not careful — potentially even bigger problems. To make sure that your game of poker doesn’t leave you out of pocket, here’s the secret to smart online betting. Have Fun Games are meant to be fun. When you buy in for a game of poker, what you should get in return is the opportunity to play a game which you enjoy. Win or lose, there’s no point…

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How To MAKE MONEY on Black Friday Deals

As we head towards Black Friday week we’ve got a guest post today written by the amazing Sarah from Dream of Home. She shows us there’s a great way to actually EARN MONEY as you buy throughout the week but it’s important you sign up to your favourite Cashback earning website BEFORE it all starts!   Black Friday is an example of yet another American tradition that has made its way over to the UK. Black Friday takes place the day after Thanksgiving, and is an opportunity to grab yourself some…

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The Money Shed is 4 years old!

Can you believe The Money Shed is 4 years old on the 17th October. 4 years of helping people earn money from home and improve their lives financially. 4 years of building a community that have been through weddings, babies and house moves and have contributed to over 100,000 forum posts! 4 yeas of everyone helping everybody else to earn as much as they possibly can. 4 years of secret Santas, sweepstake contests and monthly cash giveaways! It’s hard to believe it’s been that long since I dedicated to create…

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Why I think e-courses that charge you for learning how to make money SUCK!

If there’s one thing that grinds me gears online as someone that is always trying to help people earn money from home it’s when information on how to earn online is hidden behind a paywall of some kind. It doesn’t matter if it’s a MLM company such as Younique or an online e-course offering you untold knowledge to earn online for the pricely sum of a few hundred pounds! I am completely against the practice as usually when people are wanting to find ways to earn money from home it is because…

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Everything you need to know before you start mystery shopping

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I’ve been doing mystery shopping in one form or another for over 13 years now and like to think there isn’t anything I haven’t come across before and I feel prepared no matter what is being asked of me. I’m a huge fan of Mystery Shopping anyway as it’s given me the chance to have fantastic nights away in hotels and meals out at at restaurants I just wouldn’t attend normally. It wasn’t always like this though! I remember doing my very first mystery shop for MarketForce which just involved…

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Oddsmonkey are offering 2% commission on Betfair until the end of 2017 BUT YOU HAVE TO ACT QUICK!

OddsMonkey have worked hard to secure an exclusive offer with Betfair where OddsMonkey Premium members will get 2% commission at Betfair! The process that users will need to follow to be eligible is below. OPT IN at Betfair between Wednesday 13th September 9am and Monday 18th September 10am Enjoy the reduced commission rates from Monday 18th September 12:00! The following terms apply to qualify for the offer. Your account must be linked to Betfair through the Betfair integration at oddsmonkey. If you haven’t already done this, please read the Betfair Integration Guide You must place at least 1 lay bet using…

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How to Save Money as a Full Time Blogger

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How to Save Money as a Full Time Blogger Running a blog is difficult when there’s so many things to remember: emailing, scheduling posts, writing new content, collaborating with other bloggers, and the list goes on. Neglecting the smaller things is easy and can be costly which is lethal to your business. These five tips are designed to help you save and make money every day without taking up too much of your precious time: 1. Find a reliable web host. If your credit/debit card is linked to your host,…

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Run a self hosted blog for only £2.99 a month!

Kloudhost 99p domains

Blogging is a fantastic way to earn money online and really gets your creative juices flowing as you create you own space on the Internet where you can let out your thoughts of share your passions with others. When some people start blogging they can end up using a free service such as Blogger or Blogspot to save money but that means that all your hard work ends up being kept on a platform you can’t control nor do you own it and indeed it could be taken away from…

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