Ways That Simple Changes Can Both Save You Money and Help You Earn Extra Cash

Published by Stephen Roper on Tagged Tips

As well as recycling your old mobile phone for cash there are many other ways that you can make simply changes in your lifestyle help save you money, earn a little bit more extra cash and at the same time do your bit for the environment. The following is a list of some of the most popular:

  1. Save money by cutting down on household bills. Everyone can save a little but of money every year by turning down the thermostat, using energy saving light bulbs, turning off electrical items if they are on standby and checking the fridge is not on too high. Not only will these simple ideas help us all save a little cash but they will also help the environment.
  2. Get a water meter – By getting a water meter not only will you save money on your bills but also it will help encourage you to use less water.
  3. Make sure you are on the right mobile phone tariff. It’s been estimates that people that are on the wrong mobile phone tariff could be wasting up to £200 per year.
  4. Check you are on the correct Council tax. If you are a single person you could be saving as much as 25% on your Council tax bill.
  5. Rent a room or parking space. Renting a room in your house could earn you as much as £4500 per year from each tenant. Many people also rent out their parking spaces in order to earn extra money, if you live near a stadium you could be earning as much as £15 per day.
  6. Post gold and jewellery to earn extra cash. You can request a free gold pack to send in your unwanted gold and jewellery to companies such as Post Gold for Cash. They pay top prices, offer free and safe delivery of your old items and pay cash via cheque within just 48 hours.
  7. Recycle CDs, DVDs and games for cash. Like mobile phones many other items can be recycled for cash payments such as CDs, DVDs and console games. One of the most popular trading websites for DVDs, CDs and games is Music Magpie. Music Magpie is free, allows you to scan or enter the barcodes to get instant prices, offers top prices, a free post service for your old items and a free courier if you send 50 or more.
  8. Freeze meals. Just by freezing left over meals it’s estimated that every family in the UK could save up to £50 per year.



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