Aims for May 2020 – the results

May feels like it both sped by and dragged at the same time. I’m not really sure how! Another month safe at home has gone by. I had to attend the hospital for some tests and apart from that we have gone outside for a couple of small family walks and to get groceries. That’s it!

Hopefully this means I will have achieved my aims, as at the point of typing this it is as much of a surprise to you, as to me, mostly because I forgot to check back in with my goals this month! Here are my aims for May 2020 – the results!

Aims for May 2020 - the results
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How much can you make matched betting – 4 years in! (AD – Affiliate links)

In 2016, around the time my daughter was born, I started putting more time into online income streams. Multiple ones. I upped the paid surveys, focus groups, monetising my blog and much more. On top of this, I started to dedicate more time on a weekly basis to matched betting. I knew I never wanted to go back to working for someone else so it was time to take action and make more money. As it has been an amazing 4 years I wanted to post the first recap for several years from me! How much can you make matched betting?

A purse featuring matched betting monies!
I love making money from matched betting!
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How to avoid survey disqualifications

Receiving survey disqualifications can be super annoying. I get it! It can be very tempting to lie to try & avoid survey disqualifications. If you’re caught doing this you may be banned from survey websites and forfeit any earnings that you have already made. I’m a bit of a pro at taking surveys, and my own survey demograpics have changed considerably in the 15 years I have been completing surveys online. Today I want to share with you my favourite tips on avoiding survey disqualifications.

How to avoid survey disqualifications
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My absolute favourite ways to make money online

I quit my job in 2013 to work for myself full-time, as my regular readers will know. I’m really proud that I have created a job that I can do, at home, working for myself. I’ve always wanted to be self-employed and now I am really am living my dream! I am earning a full-time income and have been able to have some wonderful holidays, and other treats, for my family over the last year in particular using the money that I have earned. I’m also debt free – which is a wonderful feeling, and feel the most financial aware that I have ever been.

I love being able to make money online! For me, personally, I think diversifying is the key to online success. I run this blog, and AllergyFreeDay and make money from those blogs in a variety of ways. Alongside that I like to keep up the online moneymaking too as this helps us with family holidays, nice days out and provides a boost to my income on quieter months too.

If you’re someone who doesn’t have as much time to dedicate as I do, or perhaps a lot of energy to dedicate to starting a website and creating content, there are still some fantastic ways that you can make money online.

My daughter Daisy and me on a lovely holiday!

Matched betting – If you’ve been around making money online for a long time you may have heard of this already. Basically you are using free bets an offers from bookmakers and casinos to make yourself a profit. I made made £15,000 in my first 4 months! Once I won £7,906.12 – there is screenshot proof too if you want to check. Long term I would say you can make a small, regular pot of money each month from this and the return on your time is much higher than paid surveys and the like. Although I do enjoy these too as I like to keep things diverse! Be sure to read my pros and cons of matched betting.

Paid surveys – I love getting paid for giving my opinion. There are SO many sites now and these are some of the ones I use and like:

There are LOTS more survey websites that I use, and you can find all of the ways to that I make money in my ways to make and save money online post. I love lots of websites listed there and am trying to update it regularly now!

Do you fancy getting paid to eat a lunch or perhaps visit a chain bakery in your local area? Check out *Marketforce then!

You can also look at money saving as another fantastic way to increase your family budget. You can save money on your food shopping, (AD) save money on beauty products, save money on takeaways and save money on Tassimo pods just to get you started. I’m a big fan of meal planning (especially meal planning with mince) batch cooking and cooking one of slow cooker recipes to save money and time. Nothing beats avoiding the takeaway again with a nice dinner that you prepared first thing in the morning when you had the motivation! Be sure to check out my 50 moneysaving tips and 21 unusual ways to save money if you want some more inspiration.

You can read my ultimate list of ways to make money online for more inspiration!

If you’re looking for ways to make and save money online then I’ve got a ton. I’ve also got a load of ways that you can save money offline too – but the internet is my life! I love it. Nothing beats being able to stay home with my beautiful nine month old daughter, everyday, and make money in the process. You can find the full list of my favourite ways to make money online if you want some more inspiration!

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A backdrop of £1 coins with a text overlay of check out my favourite websites - I made £100s every week using these websites!

Earn cashback on groceries with these top shopping apps

Like saving money? Like food? Course you do! Today I want to talk to you about how you earn cashback on groceries with the top shopping apps I’m about to share with you. ALL of these shopping apps are free to download and use, and will give you reimbursements when you buy products. Helping you save money on supermarket shopping! I’m going to share my top shopping apps as well as my favourite ways to maximise your returns from these apps. I love to save money on food shopping and, from time to time, I like to complete a £100 grocery challenge.

A look inside my fridge with Aldi groceries
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