Mystery Shopping – An Overview

mystery shopping

The vast majority of the ways I earn extra money are done online. However, you can also make extra cash whilst you’re out and about. One way in which you can make good money is through mystery shopping. What is mystery shopping? Mystery shoppers or secret shoppers are paid to pose as regular customers to test out shops, bars, pubs,… More →

Going back to basics…

Sometimes, no matter how dedicated we are to making extra cash, life gets in the way. Recently I’ll admit that I’ve slacked off in a lot of areas. I’ve been working extra hours, the kids have been having friends over, I’ve been spending time with friends and family, and generally the money-making has come to a bit of a halt.… More →

No Better Time to Start Matched Betting

Matched Betting

I’ve banged on and on about Matched Betting repeatedly since I started My Money Cottage. That’s because it really has changed our financial lives for the better. We would not be able to treat the kids and do the things we do without it. If you’re not sure what I’m talking about, you can find out more about what Matched Betting actually… More →

Christmas Savings with ASDA

I’ve written before about saving for Christmas. It’s important to plan ahead if you can, Christmas can be a huge expense and if we’re not careful it can catch us by the short and curlies, meaning we turn to credit cards and loans to cover the cost. There are many ways you can plan ahead for Christmas. You need to… More →

The first of the month…

So, January is finally behind us. It’s commonly felt to be the hardest month of the year. Finances are stretched after Christmas and the last pay cheque had to be stretched over six weeks instead of the usual four. I’m welcoming February with open arms. So, it’s now time to plan for February. First of all, if you haven’t already, you… More →

My Favourite Ways to Make Money

My Money Cottage

I set up My Money Cottage as a way to share effective ways to make money from home. Without these methods we wouldn’t have got through redundancies, illness and maternity leave. The ways I share with you on this website are all tried and tested by me and I rely on many of these websites to keep our heads above… More →

Making Money with Risk-Free Matched Betting

Matched Betting

Here on My Money Cottage, we often talk about Matched Betting. We make no apologies for that though as it really is  THE MOST PROFITABLE WAY to make money online that exists in the UK at the moment. It’s so good, we’ve dedicated a whole section of the website to it –