New pound! The pound coin is changing soon. Here's what you need to know.

The Pound Coin is Changing… Soon!

Did you know the pound coin is being replaced?

I didn’t, until very recently! I was kind of shocked. I do check the news every day (well… most days), but somehow this had completely passed me by.

The good old British pound coin, which has been in use for over 30 years, is being phased out as of this March. You won’t be able to use it at all from October 2017!

It’s being replaced with a snazzy new 12-sided and two tone design. The new coin will have a gold ring around the outside and a silver middle. Basically it will look like a kind of squashed up …

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

Thinking of starting matched betting? You should be!

Matched betting is the easiest and fastest way I’ve found of making money from home. It can earn you £100s or even £1000s each month!

Oh, and it’s NOT gambling – don’t let the name put you off.

Matched betting uses special calculators to ‘match’ your bets (for and against an outcome) so you should not lose money. The profit comes from the free bet special offers.

If you follow the instructions, carefully, you should make money every time!

I use the training service Profit Accumulator, which has detailed walk-through guides for each offer.

I earned my first £1000 in …

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I'm taking part in the five fabulously frugal things challenge to blog about five ways I've saved money each week!

Five Fabulously Frugal Things I’ve Done This Week

This week I’m taking part in the Five Fabulously Frugal Things I’ve Done This Week linky. This is an idea started by Emma from Mum’s Savvy Savings, Cass from The Diary of a Frugal Family and Becky from Family Budgeting to share ways that they and other bloggers are saving money each week.

I’m not the most frugal person in the world, but I do love a bargain and I hate paying for things I don’t have to! I thought this linky sounds like a great idea to motivate everyone to look for ways to save money throughout the week. If you want to find out how to get …

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Citizenme App Review - make money from surveys on your phone

Citizenme App Review: Instant Cash for Mini Surveys

I’m always looking for ways to make money on my phone.

Recently I’ve had some success with OnePulse and Spare5.

Now, I’ve found a brand new app to share with you!

It’s called Citizenme and it pays you instantly to complete short surveys on your phone.

What is Citzenme?

Citizenme works on the idea that you should be rewarded for sharing your data. We put so much personal data out there every day on Facebook, Twitter and other networks, which those companies profit from by selling to advertisers. The idea behind the app is that we can choose to sell our data directly to businesses who want it.

Sounds …

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December Extra Income Report

Hello and welcome to my third extra income report! (You can see last month’s here.)

They say money is the last taboo. So why am I publishing my earnings?

Well, the Boost My Budget project has two purposes:

  1. To help me earn more money
  2. To help you earn more money!

By sharing honestly exactly how much I managed to make each month and where it came from, I hope my income reports will be a genuinely useful resource for anyone else looking to make a bit of extra cash.

Also, sharing my income will help me hold myself accountable and will hopefully motivate me to increase that …

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