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Hello and welcome to Home Money World.

My name is Paul Thomas and I have attempted a number of home money-making activities over the years. I started this blog as a way of sharing my experiences and hopefully providing a reference for others that are looking to start a side Hustle or earn an additional income themselves.

I’m a middle-aged father of four earning a modest income working in the Uk financial services sector.  I’ve had jobs with various companies from small to multi-national and even been a self-employed consultant.

After leaving my career behind in 2015 I jointly set up a new business venture but had to close it down after 3 years of hard slog and unfortunately became bankrupt as a result.

That hit me like a ton of bricks and I found it hard to pick myself back up and get motivated.  I wasn’t ready to go back into the corporate world but had to earn a living to look after my family.  I tried web development for a time, signed up to Uber Eats delivering Fast Food and then did a van driving job for a couple of months.

That suited me fine but the money was basic with zero hours so I had to face facts and try to rebuild my career that I had left behind 6 years before.

My confidence was pretty low but I was able to find a local job in a junior position.  I now find myself back on the career path progressing slowly and gradually rebuilding.

I’m telling you all this not for you to feel sorry for me or give you a sob story but to let you know where I am coming from and what motivates me.  Essentially this is my Why.

Despite me being in full time work my wife has to do 3 part-time jobs to supplement our income and cover our bills, and that’s on top of being a full-time mum.  (She is a star and I would be lost without her by the way). We aren’t extravagant and don’t eat out a lot nor even go on expensive holidays every year.

I’m therefore looking for this blog as well as my other side-hustle – dropshipping on eBay as a way of supplementing our income so that my wife can reduce the number jobs she has and hopefully to pave the way for a passive income into our later years.

The other thing I want to get across is that despite things not previously working out I haven’t let that stop me.  One of the reasons I believe that I haven’t made a success of any of these endeavours is that I’ve never seen it through.  When things have gotten tight at home I’ve always had to dip into whatever profits I’d made to pay for things like Christmas or Holidays.

My mindset has also changed since going through bankruptcy.  Whereas before I was blinkered and self-absorbed I’ve realised you get more out of helping others sometimes than just looking after yourself.

This blog is an attempt to see something through without giving up and at the same time being helpful to others that may be searching for a way to improve their lives financially.  If it brings in a nice side income along the way then that’s a huge bonus for me.

So that’s enough about me.  If you’re looking for inspiration and insight into how you can make running a business or generating income from home, work for you.  Then you’ve come to the right place.

Ways of Making Money from Home

You can earn money from home online with eBay, Amazon, Etsy or Shopify, or your own e-commerce store or website.

We look at how you can make money at home through affiliate marketing, dropshipping, risk free matched betting, bonus bagging, freelancing, investments, forex, trading as well as many other opportunities that we happen to come across.

We even look at how you can earn extra money as a kid.

Whether you want a little bit of extra pocket money, a secondary income or to replace your full-time job.

We consider the pros and cons of different approaches in order that you can make an informed decision on whether any of these methods are suitable for you.

Many present-day workers are looking for a greater work-life balance so working from home can be the ideal solution.

Actually working from home has been found to be more productive than traditional jobs. In fact 85% of over 15,000 global businesses confirmed greater location flexibility lead to an increase in productivity.

Source – IWG Global Workplace Survey March 2019.

Greater productivity enables you to get more done in less time and therefore giving you even more time to do other things.

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Reasons to make money at home

Whether you are a student needing extra cash or a stay at home mum (or dad) looking to make a little extra on the side to support your family.

Whether you are a student needing extra cash or a stay at home mum (or dad) looking to make a little extra on the side to support your family.

Or you may be retired and looking for ways of topping up your pensions so that you can enjoy the spare time that you have.

Alternatively you could be frustrated executive sick and tired of working for somebody else looking to ditch the 9 to 5 and do something you can really enjoy and get your work-life balance back on track.

We’ll show you how you can easily earn money from home in the Uk or elsewhere.

With the fantastic resource of the internet there is now a plethora of ways that you can make money online from home with a computer or laptop and broadband internet connection or just from your smartphone.

Many more people nowadays are working fewer hours with family life taking priority and parents needing to be at home to care for the children.
Therefore finding some way of topping up your income is really useful or in some cases a necessity. Once scaled up many of these work from home methods can be outsourced freeing you up to start other money-making ventures or giving you more free time.

There are many benefits to working from home. For example 45% of people surveyed spend over an hour commuting every day.

Just think how making money from home could give you that time back to spend on the things you enjoy not to mention the stress avoided.

Reasons to make money from home

Benefits of working from home

Other benefits to earning money at home include:

  • Getting housework done
  • Saving on childcare or caring costs
  • Improved health with less stress
  • Not having to live in a major city so reduced costs and no commute
  • Even spending time with your pets can be beneficial

As there are so many ways that you can now work from home we want to look at these in detail to give you an insight allowing you to make an informed decision as to which ways to work at home and make money are right for you.

We’ll look at the positives and negatives and provide an independent review of as many make extra money from home methods as we can.

There are hundreds of different legitimate ways you can earn extra money from home.

That can be selling items, a work from home job or using online methods the world really is your oyster when it comes to boosting your income.

There is also a lot of work from home scams which we would urge you to avoid. These usually ask for money upfront and promise to make you rich quick.

However there is no quick fix, and usually if it looks too good to be true, it is.

All of the earn from home methods we look at are either free to get started or have very little upfront cost.

For many it would make their dreams to be able to make money online from home. The benefits of being able to have more spare time to spend with your family, be able to afford that luxury holiday or simply take control of your own destiny. Daft as it seems making money from home isn’t pie in the sky and anybody can do it so you can too!

Many people are already making vast amounts online from websites, courses or other marketing methods.

The great thing is that most of the work from home strategies that we will introduce you to are not all that complex. Although you do have to be prepared to put some effort in and give your business time to evolve.

Just a few hours per week could allow you to start generating small amounts that you can build up or re-invest in your business. You just then need the determination to keep going whilst things may seem slow at first until you are up and running

You just need to take an interest in something almost anything and you can turn it into a money-generating enterprise allowing you to earn money at home and fulfill your dreams.

Give it a go today and you’ll be surprised how easy you find it and your confidence will soar!


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