June 28, 2022

Get Paid to Go To The Commonwealth Games

Reading Time: 2 mins MoneyMagpie have checked to see if there is a way to get in free to The Birmingham Commonwealth Games and have found the best possible solution. Working for them. As all the 13,000 volunteering positions were taken up last August, there are still many jobs constantly being uploaded for different skill sets. To ensure that … read more

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Where can you find the cheapest veggie meals?

Reading Time: 2 mins Where can you find the cheapest veggie meals? Tomorrow may mark the end of National Vegetarian Week, but vegetarianism is expected to continue to grow in popularity beyond this. It is expected 8.8 million Brits are thinking of going meat free this year. This got money.co.uk thinking – where can you find the cheapest veggie … read more

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Cut to Universal Credit: When eating becomes a luxury

Reading Time: 4 mins Charity Action for Children has released sobering research, painting a devastating picture of the impact of the £20-a-week cut to Universal Credit. Amongst the soaring cost of living, it is hitting the poorest and most vulnerable families in the UK hardest. In the last six months, 54% of grants issued from the charity’s Crisis Fund … read more

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7 hacks to keep food fresher for longer

Reading Time: 4 mins Did you know, most food waste within the UK comes from within your home? You may think it’s the large corporations and supermarkets creating the most waste, but in fact, individual households cause the majority of food waste. We all need to find ways to keep food fresher for longer and prevent this waste. In … read more

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Make Money from your Outbuilding

Reading Time: 3 mins Make money from your outbuilding or annex Homeowners are seeking ways to combat the currently all-too-notorious rises in energy bills and the cost of living crisis that’s all over the news right now. One such possibility is for homeowners who have an unused annex or outbuilding that could provide ‘passive income’. Such an opportunity comes … read more

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Get Paid to Eat Brunch

Reading Time: 2 mins How do the words Bottomless Brunch grab you? Sound good? Do you fancy getting paid to eat brunch? Well, a global discount voucher website is recruiting five enthusiasts to test and help select the top bottomless brunch spots in the UK. A successful candidate will be allowed to bring a mate along, and will be … read more

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Why the #FreeToSwitch campaign is important

Reading Time: 2 mins Broadband provider Hyperoptic have begun a campaign more important than ever in a time of record-breaking inflation and soaring living costs. The #FreeToSwitch petition is campaigning to allow customers to switch broadband providers without penalty and free of charge, should prices rise above current inflation levels. Here at MoneyMagpie, we found out about the #FreeToSwitch … read more

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You are being charged for electronics left on standby

Reading Time: 2 mins   You are being charged for devices left on standby. New research from provider British Gas has suggested households could save almost £150 per year by fully switching off electrical devices. Nicknamed ‘vampire devices’, these are electronic devices which continue to use power even when they are on standby. As a result of this research, … read more

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Young people are more likely to trust a fraudulent message

Reading Time: 4 mins A new report from visa has revealed that young people are more than twice as likely to trust a fraudulent message. The study carried out by Visa and researchers from Aston Institute for Forensic Linguistics (AIFL) found that one in four (25%) 18-34-year-olds unknowingly trust fraudulent messages – more than double the proportion of over … read more

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Netflix to introduce ads and password sharing charges

Reading Time: 2 mins Streaming giant Netflix is planning to introduce adverts and extra charges for sharing passwords. The introduction of adverts will allow consumers the ‘choice’ of having a lower subscription rate whilst there will still be package options without adverts. During a quarterly earnings call with investors, CEO Reed Hastings explained that while he had been ‘against … read more

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