Archive for the 'Making Money' Category

Making money; whether from self employment running your own business, being an employee or investing.

Savers Should Be Celebrating Real Returns of Up to 2.4%

I’m sick of reading headlines about hard pressed savers suffering low rates of interest. In my opinion, most media outlets and savers in the UK are too focused on the headline rate of interest paid on savings accounts. They should be looking at the real return (when the rate of interest paid after tax is higher […]

My Money Podcast #120

The My Money Podcast #120 summarises the Help Me To Save articles below. Subscribe to the My Money Podcast from Help Me To Save in itunes Medical Centres of Excellence Should Offer Excellent Public Transport –  Many local people in Berwick upon Tweed face big problems getting to Wansbeck Hospital near Morpeth, as there’s no […]

£120 Switching Incentive from HSBC

If you’d like to earn some extra cash, take a look at the HSBC £120 switching incentive. If you open an HSBC Advance current account by 31 August 2015 and then use the HSBC switching service to transfer an existing current account within two months of opening the HSBC Advance account, you’ll receive a £120 cash […]

TSB Classic Plus Account Offers £100 Switching Bonus

The TSB Classic Account offers an £100 switching bonus through a promotion run by Money Saving Expert or MoneySupermarket. You need to open a TSB Classic Plus Current Account by the 28th June 2015 and complete the switch by 28 July 2015. You must pay in at least £500 to the new TSB account within 30 days of […]

My Money Podcast #114

The My Money Podcast #114 discusses the recent Help Me To Save articles below. listen to ‘`My Money Podcast #114’ on audioBoom Subscribe to the My Money Podcast from Help Me To Save in itunes Earn a £25 Welcome Bonus If You Lend £1,000 on Ratesetter –  Click here to get a £25 credit to your […]

Lend £1,000 on RateSetter and Earn a Welcome Bonus

Update 9 November 2015 – RateSetter have now increased the welcome bonus to £50 for new customers who deposit a minimum of £1,000. The rates of interest paid also appear to have increased, with the RateSetter Monthly Access account paying 3.4%. Click here to make your deposit and claim the £50 RateSetter welcome bonus. I’ve […]

Are Sellers Overpricing Their Properties?

Research conducted by eMoov, one of the UK’s largest online estate agents, has revealed that many sellers ask for unrealistic house prices when compared with the actual selling price achieved. The average asking price for properties listed at Rightmove is £281,000, while the final sale price average tends to be £207,000, approximately £74,000 lower than […]

My Money Podcast #113

The My Money Podcast #113 summarises four recent Help Me To Save articles. listen to ‘My Money Podcast #113:Recent Aritlces Roundup’ on audioBoom Subscribe to the My Money Podcast from Help Me To Save in itunes Review of BT Infinity Fibre Broadband –  We had BT Infinity Fibre Broadband installed a few months ago. I […]

Looking for Freelance Work on Elance

In January, one of my friends told me that he had found some work through the Elance freelancer work marketplace website. He assisted a hotel in the Middle East with their social media presence. This prompted me to have a look on Elance to see if I could pick up some work in this sphere, based […]

My Money Podcast #110

The My Money Podcast #110 summarises the recent Help Me To Save article below. listen to ‘My Money Podcast #110: Recent Article Summary’ on audioBoom Subscribe to the My Money Podcast from Help Me To Save in itunes Can You Make a Quick Profit from a Pension? – I examine how non and low earners […]