How to Make Money: 40+ Ideas and Resources

Boost My Budget is all about teaching you how to make money!

Like you, I struggled with money most of my adult life.

But I decided to turn things around!

I’ve dedicated the last couple of years to researching and testing out ways to make more money – from survey sites, to selling online, to work-from-home job opportunities.

On this page, I’ve collected all my top money making posts. This is the place to start if you want to learn about how to make extra money.

I truly believe that everyone has the potential to earn extra cash in their spare time.

Whether you’re just looking for ideas to make an extra bit of pocket money each month, or you want to start a business to allow you to quit your job, I hope you’ll find what you’re looking for below.

Bookmark this page, get settled in, and find your next money making opportunity today!

easy ways to make money

How to make money online

I love making money online, because you don’t have to leave the house! Most online money-making opportunities are very flexible, and work well around your day job or family commitments.

How to Make Money Online (almost 60 different ideas!)

11 Tried-and-Tested Ways to Make Money Online in the UK

29 Legit Online Jobs For Students

How To Make Money on Pinterest

How to Make Money on Amazon

How to Make Money Freelancing

How to Make Money as a Pinterest Virtual Assistant

4 Ways to Make Money on Pinterest

9 Ways to Earn Free Amazon Gift Cards

How to Make Money Watching Videos

OhMyDosh! Review (I made £20 in 30 minutes!)

20 Cogs Review (make money by signing up for offers)

Get Paid to Test Websites

How to Start Selling on Amazon (without any stock)

11 Killer New Ways to Earn Money Online

How to Make Money Teaching English Online

More ways to make money

Lots more money making ideas to browse through in this section, including online and offline opportunities and work from home jobs!

How to Earn Extra Money in the UK

38 Sure-Fire Ways to Make Money From Home

How To Make an Extra £1000 Every Month

How to Make Money on Maternity Leave

How to Make Money Fast

How to Make Money With No Money

How To Make Money For Christmas

9 Best Flexible Work From Home Jobs for Mums

5 Popular Hobbies That Make Money

How to Make Money from Old Books

How to Make Money with Animals

9 Simple Side Businesses You Can Start This Weekend

How to Make Money Switching Your Bank Account

What Can I Sell to Make Money From Home?

How to Make £100 in 10 Days

7 Best Free Work From Home Courses

How to make money with surveys and apps

Apps and survey sites are the easiest way to get started with making extra money.

They typically don’t pay as well as other opportunities, but a few minutes here and there in your spare time can add up! I love checking in with my money making apps on train journeys and in my lunch break.

The Ultimate List of Paid Survey Sites in the UK

Top 5 Sites To Take Surveys For Money In 2019

19 Money Making Apps to Earn Cash From Your Phone

Prolific Academic Survey Site Review (my top recommendation!)

Curious Cat Review

Job Spotter App Review

Streetbees App Review

FeaturePoints Review

VoxPopMe Review

Receipt Hog Review

Citizenme App Review

Spare5 App Review

How to make money blogging

I make a full time income from my blog. It’s a flexible and profitable job, and I love it!

Let me teach you how to set up your own profitable blog.

How to Start a Blog to Make Money

How to Actually Make Money With Your Blog

How I Exploded my Blog Traffic from 10k to 38k in One Month

How I Became a Full Time Blogger in Under Two Years

How to make money with matched betting

Matched betting is one of my favourite ways to make money online in the UK. It’s a low risk way to make profit from bookies’ free bets.

You don’t need to know anything about betting or sports to do this – I’d never placed a bet in my life when I started, but I made several hundred pounds each month from matched betting!

Learn more about it here:

How to Make Money Betting Online – WITHOUT Gambling

My First Month of Matched Betting

Side Hustle Milestone: My First £1,000 From Matched Betting

Thinking of Starting Matched Betting? Here’s What You Need to Know

4 Real People Making Great Money With Matched Betting

Matched Betting Glossary

The Best Flexible Work From Home Opportunity For Busy Parents

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Want more money? Check out my list of over 40 ways to make money and work from home jobs!

Are you looking for money making ideas? I have over 40 awesome resources in this round up of ways to make more money! Your next side hustle is waiting!