Writing for a living sounds easy, doesn’t it? Just sit back on your comfy sofa, open up the laptop, bash out some words and then you’re done. Except it’s not quite that easy, in fact, it’s a lot more complicated than that. For starters, there are many different types of writers and each area requires […]
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Surveys are a great way to earn a few extra pounds that requires a small amount of effort and a small amount of your time. Most survey websites have a minimum payout threshold so it can take a while to meet the requirements. You won’t get rich and be able to retire doing just surveys […]
What to do if you’ve lost your job
Unfortunately, not many jobs are safe and many of us will experience losing our job for one reason or another. I was made redundant five years ago for the first time in my life so I can understand how scary it can be. But fear not, it may seem like the end of the world […]
Dream job: Airline Pilot
I’m sure most of us have been on a plane at some point in our lives. We’ve strapped ourselves into our seats and sat back as the plane picks up speed down the runway. We’ve felt the forces of gravity as the plane begins to climb and we’re pulling away from the earth. And within […]
It’s the dream for a lot of people isn’t it – win the lottery, retire and live a life of luxury. But for a lot of people, once that money hits their bank account, something goes wrong and it eventually slips through their fingers leaving them with nothing. So why do people end up poor […]
What is passive income?
What do we mean by passive income? Essentially it is money you make while doing nothing. Imagine earning hundreds of pounds while you sleep. Then several hundred more while you take a shower and eat breakfast. How amazing would that be? Earn money without having to do anything to get it. The truth is, passive […]
What is a side hustle?
A side hustle is something you do to make income alongside your main income stream. It might be something that brings in a few extra pennies to something that makes you more money than your main source of income. Why do people have side hustles? There are many different reasons for having a side hustle […]
What does freelance mean?
A freelancer is a self-employed person who is free to work with whichever clients they choose. It’s very different to working as an employee for a company. When you freelance, you set your own rates for the services you provide. You don’t get a salary as an employee would, you earn your money from the […]
Hate your job? You’re not alone.
According to a poll by Gallup (2017) of the World’s 1 billion full-time employees, only 15% of them are engaged at work. That’s a staggering 85% of workers who aren’t engaged at work. By engaged, we can assume it to mean enthusiasm about their work, the company, and the company culture. To wake up every […]
Are you a dreamer or a doer?
Dreams really can come true sometimes, but the reality for most of us is that we have to take some kind of action to make them happen. It’s not that often that a dream coming true happens without our intervention (though it’s nice when that does happen!). Plenty of people have dreams about what they’re […]