Tag Archives : Earn money


First Quarter Dividend Income

£347. That is the amount I received over the first three months of the year. Considering I only received £120 in the same period last year, I can safely say that my dividend strategy is slowly chugging along and proving to be successful. Yes, part of the increase from £120 to £347 is due to adding more money into my portfolio and buying more stocks. But the other part which is much more satisfying is the fact that the companies I own raised their dividends without any effort from me – more money for doing nothing other than holding shares in wonderful businesses. Sure, I’ll take that. So what does […]


I made £1500 in Passive Income last year – This is how I did it 2

One of my new years resolutions for 2016 was to build a stream of Passive Income. Unlike most resolutions which are easily forgotten once the first week of January comes to an end, this was one I was determined to follow on. I needed to stop being broke and start being flush with cash. I knew that I had to buy more money. The reasons for wanting to get started on the passive income journey are simple. I wanted to earn continuous streams of money without having to do any work. I wanted to earn money whilst I slept, ate, socialised and played football. I wanted my bank account to […]


I Made Over £2,000 From Airbnb Last Year With Little Effort – A Review Of How You Can Too!

A while ago, I wrote an article on how everyday Britons are using Airbnb to pay off their mortgages. And rather than just write about it, I decided to practice what I preach. I decided to rent out my 2 bed flat in Manchester city centre one weekend a month over the last year. Below are my findings from my experience using Airbnb. As you will see, it is simple and easy for anyone to make money from renting out there home using Airbnb. How hard is it to list on Airbnb? Listing your property on Airbnb is a straightforward process and can be done easily. Property Details – There […]


Right on the Money Review –  Tips to savings money from the BBC show

It looks like personal finance is back in fashion. Over the past year, there have been some great money related shows such as Super Shoppers, Secrets of Online Shopping and The Shoppers Guide To Saving Money. And now there is one more show to add to the list; Right on the Money. Right on the Money is a show produced by the BBC and it aims to give tips on how to earn and save money. As a personal finance advocate who has been moaning for years about people’s lack of interest in their own financial affairs, shows like Right on the Money are great as it increases peoples awareness […]


Successful Businesses and Entrepreneurs have Multiple Income Streams

To be successful in business and to build wealth, you need to have multiple income streams – You need to find multiple ways to make money doing what you are already doing. That’s it. This might sound simplistic but let’s think about this for a minute. For you to truly understand this statement, you need to realise that our time is limited. If you always find yourself trading time for money, then you will run out of hours, and will run out of the ability to make more money. Making money as a direct result of your time, say through a job, is a linear relationship. So if you want […]


How long it will take to become a millionaire from investing?

Becoming a millionaire through investing is a dream many wish to achieve. By investing money, people are essentially stashing it away in the hope of getting more money in the future. The length of time it will  take to become a millionaire from investing in the stock market depends on the amount of money you invest and your annual rate of return. Before we jump into this, let’s look at the three factors that determine the amount of money you end up with: The amount of money you invest – Common sense will tell you that the more money you invest, the more money you will end up with. By investing […]


Car Quids Review – Make Money by Placing Adverts on Your Car

The sharing economy has created extraordinary ways for people like you and I to make much needed extra income. From renting out our spare rooms through AirBnb, renting out spare storage spaces in our houses via Storemates or simply buying a partial ownership in house via property crowd funding websites like Property Moose and Property Partner, the sharing economy has led to many ways to make extra money. Now there is one more way you can easily make money by renting out advertising space on your car. Car Quids looks like a good route to take for anyone looking to make extra income. It enables anyone who owns a car […]


The Wonderful Feeling of Owning Stocks in Companies 2

I’ll never forget the first time I got dividends paid into my brokerage account from the first shares I ever bought. To say it was a wonderful feeling is an understatement. The thought occurred to me that being a part owner of a company is so much better than being an employee where you work your socks off for the benefit of someone and else and always have the worry of being laid off. It was passive income at its best. The first dividend payment felt like a whole new way of viewing the world. Even though the amount i received was small, the impact it has had is priceless. […]


JustPark – A review of making and saving money on parking spaces 3

Parking. Modern civilisations biggest problem. You spend more time looking for a parking spot than browsing the shops. Is the hassle really worth it? I always thought the problem of parking will get worse as time goes by. But JustParks innovative idea has led me to question this ideology and in fact cause me to think this trend will reverse as car users more efficiently make use of car parks. JustPark has looked at a problem that is faced by highly urbanized cities (across the globe) and has found a commercially viable way to solve this problem. It is an idea that I truly believe in.   At a glance […]


5 tips to scoring a raise at work!

According to recent Guardian article, wage growth in the UK has finally started to pick up again. This is a change to the anaemic wage growth seen since the financial crises where rates were stuck in neutral. The average wage rate increase is now 2.7% and this is good news for the employed. What does this mean to you? It means that everyone else is getting paid more, so it’s time that you ask yourself the question, “Am I paid what I’m worth? Is now the time to get a bigger raise?” If your current boss won’t give you more money, you might benefit from testing the waters elsewhere and […]