November 2016

Welcome to the “Make Money, Save Money” Newsletter Digest Do-over.

We’ve heard you loud and clear; you want the content in the newsletter.

So here they are.

Make Money

Be a Virtual Assistant [NEW]

Not everyone has the time they want, to do everything they want to do.

One common group of people this applies to are entrepreneurs and small business owners. They will hire people to do the small tasks, so they can get back to jobs that make the actual money.

You can advertise your services as a personal/virtual assistant to these groups of people on an ad-hoc basis.

Here are some tasks you can offer to get you started:

  • Data Entry
  • Basic Book keeping
  • Writing Captions for videos
  • Research
  • Translating
  • Copy and Pasting text

Read more

Rent out your spare room [NEW]

Do you have a spare room just collecting junk, or a guest room that is waiting for people to visit who never do?

Have you thought about letting out the room for a bit of money on the side?
The government allows you to earn £7,500 per year tax-free (£625 per month), this applies from 1st April 2016.

Find out more from the companies below:

Note: Remember to check Council tax, insurance and other potential expenses.

After looking at a few listings for people wanting to rent a spare room, the budget was between £350 to £600 per month.

Read the article on the website.

Save Money

Balance Transfer [NEW]

You will want to consider the following points if you want the best deal available.

  • Interest free period
  • Transfer fee
  • Credit limit
  • Minimum payment
  • Percentage of credit limit available for balance transfer
  • Minimum income required
  • Credit rating
  • Different provider to your current provider

Read more about these points in detail.

Free PC Games [NEW]

(Re)discover legendary Ubisoft games on PC for free

All you need to do is create a UPLAY account with UBISOFT.

Be quick to grab the game for October, and come back in November and December to get another quality game for free.

Keep up to date with the latest free games.

NUS Discount Card [HOT]

There are loads of discounts on offer for students nowadays.

What if I could tell you there is a way to get an NUS card without having to spend thousands on an education?

There is an online e-learning company called E-Careers, which offers reasonably priced courses that you can study at home, for around a few hundred pounds.

Once you’ve bought a course, you qualify as a student and you can proceed to sign up for an NUS card, which will be valid for 1 to 3 years (depending on how long you buy it for at checkout).

Wouldn’t it be better to not have to spend hundreds of pounds?

Read the article on the website.

These suggestions won’t be applicable to everyone, but try to work out how they could be adapted for you.

Hopefully, these suggestions give you money ideas!

That’s it for this newsletter. See you next time!

If you have any suggestions or questions then drop me a reply to this email.


Whilst building web applications, Daniel also sets up web servers from scratch because he has yet to find the perfect hosting solution. His philosophy is “Why settle, when you can build it better yourself?”

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