Facebook Marketplace

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Opinions on the social media giant are very divided right now but if you are looking to make some extra cash to start you on your wealth building journey, you may want to consider Facebook Marketplace.

Apparently the average person has around £1,000 worth of unused items in their home that they could sell at any one time.

Traditionally you might have done a car boot sale and more recently you might have used eBay, Gumtree or Shpock to sell your unwanted items online.

But having gone slightly under the radar, Facebook Marketplace is becoming the easiest and quickest way to sell and make some money.

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Pocket money app

Pocket money app

Whilst browsing through the App Store on my iPhone the other day I came across a feature for a pocket money app. It had the headline ‘The new bank of mum and dad’ and it got my attention as being a fairly new father myself, I am often thinking of the best ways to teach my daughter about money in the future.

The start of January is an interesting time to be thinking about getting our children into good money habits. Even though we as adults might be feeling fairly poor after all the Christmas spending, children might be rolling in £10 and £20 notes from family!  

When it comes to teaching our children about money, nowadays the notepad and calculator probably isn’t going to cut it. Children seem to be getting smartphones earlier and earlier and are probably already better than you and I at using them!

So now could be the time to combine teaching and technology using a pocket money app.  

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