How to Make Money Selling on Etsy

How to Make Money Selling on Etsy [Side Hustle Case Study]

This week I am proud to introduce a brand new blog series: side hustle case studies.

When I asked my readers what you’d like to see more of on my blog, LOADS of you told me you’d like to hear more practical examples of work from home ideas and ways to make extra money.

Well, I’ve already written about most of the things I do personally to make extra cash. But there is a whole world of money making opportunities out there, and I’m aware that there are loads of ideas I’ve never even heard of.

So I reached out to my friends and blogging colleagues to find out …

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Why a Side Hustle is Essential

Why a Side Hustle is Essential [Guest Post]

This week I’m sharing a guest post from Perry at Stupid Is The Norm. We talk a lot about side hustle ideas on this blog, but we don’t often talk about why. What difference could that extra cash make to your life?

If you haven’t got in on the side hustle act yet, this motivational post from Perry will inspire you to take the leap! Why not set aside some time this weekend to plan out how you’re going to make more money?


When I got married over 30 years ago, it was possible to pay a mortgage and raise a child on one salary. That’s because we …

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6 adorable ways to make money with animals and pets

6 Adorable Ways to Make Money With Animals

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If you’re a typical animal lover, getting paid to be around animals might sound like a dream come true.

Well, start living the dream!

I’m always researching how to make money on the side. Recently, a friend who knows about my money-making obsession asked me how to make money with animals. I put together this quick list for her, and I thought I’d share it with you!

Here are 6 fun and easy side jobs that will put extra money in your pocket while you spend time with your furry friends.

Which of these ways …

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How to Make Money Betting Online - WITHOUT Gambling

How to Make Money Betting Online – WITHOUT Gambling

I’m no gambler. In fact, I’m very risk averse!

I always play it safe with my investments and ventures, and I get very nervous at the thought of losing money.

Despite this, I’m a big fan of the money making method known as matched betting.

Yes, I know it’s got the word ‘betting’ in the name – but it’s not gambling.

This is a way to make money from betting sites without losing money.

I know it sounds too good to be true, but stick with me here. If you want to know how to make money betting online, read on and find out how to make a legit extra …

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Take Action Now to Beat the Gender Money Gap

Take Action Now to Beat the Gender Money Gap

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A few months ago I achieved one of my long-term dreams, and became self-employed.

Self-employment has so many benefits! I love setting my own work hours. I love being my own boss. I love how much less stressed I am without a commute or office politics.

But it also has its downsides.

It can be difficult to switch off when you work from home. I don’t get sick pay or holiday pay any more, so I have to be conscientious about putting money aside. And I no longer have a pension plan through my employer.

I especially miss the employer contributions to my pension, which was …

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