If you every fancied yourself as a bit of a spy then you’ll love mystery shopping. Mystery shopper jobs are basically undercover jobs without the risks that you see in secret agent movies. It’s a popular method of market research or internal check-up within a company.
From the kids printing in full colour to you keeping your home office stocked up with the things you need to do your work, the cost of stationary can soon add up. So, how exactly do you keep costs down, and still keep everyone happy? Here ares come tips:
So yours is a little business that you work around the kids, working in to the early hours and sending out to customers. Does that mean you don’t need business insurance? Well, in a word – no. So what would you do if you upset a client (late delivery of
The housing market has been a source of great interest over many years and that is especially true now, due to the government’s decision to move their ‘help to buy’ scheme three months ahead of schedule. The Conservatives policy, which is designed to help first time buyers get onto the
Slow dripping taps may seem like nothing, but left ignored could eventually lead to bigger problems that cost more money to fix. Here are five things your plumber doesn’t want you to know because it will cut down on how often you call him out:
Raising a family today costs parents thousands of pounds every year, but there are ways to reduce that cost if you know how. If you could save money on childcare and the club’s and activities you enrol your children into, that money could go a long way and be used
Whether it’s a stranded relative, your teenage child on a gap year, or a business associate in another country, we all need to make an international money transfer at some point in our lives. Here are some things to consider if you have to make an international money transfer:
The average cost of a new baby is £5,464 in the first year of their child’s life – increasing by four per cent to £5,666 for those living in London. It’s obviously excludes the cost of living, and any childcare required to raise the child, so it’s easy to see
Payday loans have received a lot of bad press recently. But for many families struggling to make ends meet, when a big bill hits the doormat, or the car breaks down and costs a bomb to fix, there really aren’t many other options.
Going away to university can have a mix of feelings for you and your child alike – they are fleeing the nest (maybe permanently now they have a taste for it). For them, it may be a welcome chance to break free into independence and with it, some mistakes along
It is often said that when it comes to business, women are les likely to take financial risks than their male counterparts. Women are perceived to generally not want to take out bank loans to start or grow their business, and even when they do it is a much smaller
Having a business idea and no money to make it a reality can be a real downer. And most mums don’t like the thought of taking out loans, or borrowing from friends and family because of the added pressure. This is why crowdfunding is a very good option.
Preparing the children for the new school year can be costly. Everything from new school shoes, uniform, books and everything else in between can soon add up. Here are five tips to help you cut the cost of school uniforms and keep some money in your current account:
This year, we’ve actually seen wonderful summer weather, and part of that enjoyment has meant we’ve splurged on some new clothes. But what about last year’s stragglers that are clogging up your wardrobe?
There are some people’s think having a blog or website alone doesn’t make money, but the truth is that they can be a money spinner if you know what to do, and what to sell. Here are four ways you can make money writing online:
Finding out that you are expecting your first child can be a mix of feelings – joy, excitement, fear and confusion. You may have already started thinking about how you’ll cope with an extra mouth to feed and how you’ll do that. Will you leave your job and become a
Working from home has become the reality for millions of people around the world, thanks to the internet. Our mum friends in the US have taken a lead on this, and it’s not uncommon to find a mother homeschooling her children while running a home-based business at the same time.