ways to save money on eating out

5 Ways to Save Money on Eating Out

I really love going out to a restaurant for dinner, but sadly there is just no room in the budget to eat out as much as I would like. But that doesn’t mean I have to miss out all together! My husband and I manage to eat out about once a month for little or no money by using some of the following tricks.

1. Mystery Shopping

Mystery shopping is the absolute best for anyone who wants to save money – or even make money! – eating out. Simply sign up with a mystery shopping company, pick an assignment near you, enjoy your meal out, and complete an easy questionnaire …

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Get paid to test websites

Get Paid to Test Websites

Last month I was researching how to make money online, when I discovered a super fun and easy way to earn a little extra money from home.

I’ve been getting paid to give my opinion on new websites!

Basically I visit a website, play around on it for a bit (typical tests are between 5 and 20 minutes), and answer a few questions on my experience. Typically I earn $10 for an easy 20 minutes’ work!

How does it work?

There are quite a few companies now offering paid website testing jobs. I’ve been using UserTesting and WhatUsersDo, but there are plenty more (scroll down to the end of …

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10 ideas for generating passive income

10 Ideas For Generating Passive Income

A couple of days ago I published a post explaining what passive income is and why it’s important to me. Please check out my previous article if you want an intro to passive income. Otherwise, if you’re ready to read about 10 great ideas for creating your own passive income streams, let’s dive right in!

I’ve been reading a lot about passive income recently and it’s becoming clearer and clearer that generating multiple passive incomes streams is the only path to financial freedom. As a result, I’ve been scouring the internet for the best, easiest and most effective passive income ideas. These are my top 10. I haven’t tested all …

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Why you should care about passive income

Why You Should Care About Creating Passive Income

What is passive income?

Passive income is just that – passive. It’s money that arrives in your bank account with little or no ongoing effort from you.

Classic examples are interest on investments, or profits from book sales. In the latter example, you only have to write the book once, but if it sells well, it can carry on making money for you for years.

This is basically the opposite of a traditional job, where you exchange units of your time (hours, days, years) for a fixed unit of money (your hourly wage, day rate or salary). If you know how to create passive income streams you can sit back …

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October Extra Income Report

Hello and welcome to my first ever income report!

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

Well, the Boost My Budget project has two main purposes:

  1. To make more money for me
  2. To make more money for you!

By sharing honestly exactly how much money 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 figure each month!

I hope that seeing …

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