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Grandparents Get £250 A Year For Offering Childcare

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Do your parents help with childcare so you can go out to work? If so, then make sure they’re not one of the tens of thousands of grandparents missing out on a benefit to ensure they’re not short changed. What is it? Introduced in April 2011, the Specified Adult Childcare National Insurance Credits is aimed mostly […] Read more…

3 Ways To Make Money From A General Election

ways to make money from a general election

This year I’ve already made nearly £300 just from two election days! With talk over a possible snap general election, here’s my top 3 ways to make money from a general election. Get ready now, so you can make some money from this event! 1. Poll Clerking This is normally only an occasional event so […] Read more…

Mystery Shopping with RedWigWam

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When I was on maternity leave, some people questioned why I didn’t feel I needed to cut back on my spending. Of course my answer is because I’m thrifty. I save in some areas so I can splurge in others! But my secret additional answer is mystery shopping! There are lots of mystery shopping companies […] Read more…

Setting Up a Profitable Home E-Commerce Business

As most mums who go out shopping will have realised, high street shops are declining in popularity. The Independent notes how retail sales have plunged at the fastest pace in 24 years, prompting store closures. This indicates a growing change in consumer habits. The BRC Like-For-Retail-Sales reading on FXCM’s economic calendar showed a drop of […] Read more…