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6 ways for stay-at-home parents to make money

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Stay-at-home mums and dads are some of the busiest people on the planet. Switching roles between tear-wiper and hug-dispenser to lunch-yielder and ponytail-architect doesn’t leave lots of room for making some extra cash.

Fret not! Our pal Kamal Khurana from Moneymagpie.com is here to give parents a helping hand…

kids occupied this summer

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5 tips for starting a small business

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Whether it’s through baking cupcakes, making cards or taking photos, a side business can be a great way to generate some extra money. Making cash from doing something you love – what could be better?

Let’s not be hasty though. Before you jump into turning your hobby into a business, there are a few things that need to be considered.

Luckily, guest blogger Helen has some first hand experience of running a small business on the side and she’s here to share some of her wisdom. Over to you Helen!
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20 more weird and wonderful ways to make money

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Just when you thought it was safe to make money like a boring person, we come at you with 20 more creative, compelling and crazy ways to generate some extra dosh. Ain’t we swell?

Our first round-up of weird money-making methods last year proved so popular that it would’ve been criminal not to follow it up with a second list, and here it is! From selling your story to setting up Twitter for your local chippy, there are lots of unusual ways to get an extra bit of cash flowing.

It’s time to shake your money-maker once more…

[July 2016 UPDATE: Once you’re done reading part two, be sure to check out 20 weird and wonderful ways to make money part three!]

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20 weird and wonderful ways to make money

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Have you ever stood in the middle of your living room, your hands clinging to a pair of inside-out turned pockets, and exclaimed, “There’s GOT to be something I can do to make a quick couple of quid?” 

No? Just me? Alrighty then, moving on…

Believe it or not, there are so many ways you can boost your income. The problem is that many ideas simply sound too weird or wacky to ever be taken seriously. Never fear! Your friendly neighbourhood money geeks have managed to find 20 ideas that might just be crazy enough to work…

[July 2016 update: Yes, we’ve done it… 20 weird and wonderful ways to make money part two and part three!]

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