'I made £2,500+ selling old crisp bags on eBay' - how to make a packet flogging your rubbish
An eBay seller has told how she's made over £2,500 selling empty crisp bags from the Eighties on the online auction site. But vintage packaging isn't the only rubbish you can make a packet from - hard though it is to believe, buyers snap up all sorts of nick-nacks, from old toilet roll tubes to empty jam jars.
18 May 2021
eBay shakes up seller fees and switches to direct payments – what you need to know
eBay sellers will soon be paid directly into their bank rather than into PayPal accounts. It means PayPal will no longer take a slice of your earnings, but eBay's hiking fees. We explain the full details on what's happening and who the winners and losers are
26 November 2020
Facebook and eBay urged to act to stop fake reviews
The competitions watchdog has called on online giants Facebook and eBay to act urgently to stop fake and misleading reviews appearing on their sites, after finding evidence of a "thriving marketplace" for false online reviews
21 June 2019
eBay to offer sellers 1,000 free listings – but watch out for final value fees
eBay is increasing the number of free monthly listings for sellers from 20 to 1,000 - but remember, you'll still need to pay a fee if your item sells
30 January 2019
Facebook takes on eBay and Gumtree with its own online marketplace for app users
Facebook is launching its own free-to-use classified-ads platform for buying and selling goods locally
4 October 2016
Eat neighbours' food for free + 21 more hacks
Including Amazon delivery trick, free roaming, iPhone 7 saver, free credit score
21 September 2016
19 shopping tricks they want kept schtum
From 25% off gift cards to decoding price tags, haggling online, free Amazon delivery tricks & more
18 May 2016
Budget 2016: Online sellers and room-renters given £1,000 tax breaks
People renting a room out are among those who will benefit from two new £1,000 tax breaks from April 2017
16 March 2016
60 MoneySaving life hacks
'Amazon delivery trick' tool, beat spam texts, exploit eBay spellng mishtkes, slash Sky bill, buy stolen goods and more
9 September 2015
Guest comment: MoneySaving tips for people facing the extra costs of disability
Members of charity Scope's online community share their MoneySaving tips for cutting the extra costs of disability
23 June 2015
13 October 2021
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Government app to be launched next year, allowing Brits to access free schools meals and change driving licence details in one place15 October 2021The Government has unveiled plans to launch an app that will allow users to access Gov.uk services all in one place. The new app will allow users to look up information and apply for different Government features through one account.
15 October 2021Important changes to the way insurers charge new and existing customers are on their way, which will put an end to the 'loyalty premium' borne by consumers, says MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis.
15 October 2021The UK advertising watchdog has banned an advert issued by Voxi, a subsidiary of Vodafone, for "misleading" customers over data and pricing.
15 October 2021Vaccinated travellers entering England from abroad will be able to take a day two lateral flow test instead of a more expensive PCR test from Monday 24 October, in a move by the UK Government to make going abroad cheaper and easier ahead of October half-term.
15 October 2021The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe
21 September 2021There are more myths and misunderstandings about student finance than any other subject. So in this blog is my updated 2021/22 version of the must knows, with links to far more info.
14 September 2021Update September 2017: It’s eight years since I first braved this subject, expecting a snowstorm of protest. Instead, year after year more join in, like Julia who recently tweeted me, “@MartinSLewis, finally took your advice and told my family I can’t afford Christmas presents. What a weight off my mind. Thank you.” One year even the Archbishop of...
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