Life Robots.

By Richard Ford | Set them up and they work for life.

Fintech app Curve lets you change the account you pay with after you've made a purchase

Ever have a situation where you pay on the wrong card and then have to spend time sending money from one bank account to the next?<p>That's a problem …

Banking

‘Miles and points’ for the solo traveller – should you have a different collection strategy?

<b>How should your miles and points collecting change if you are a solo traveller?</b> I thought it was worth updating this article which I originally ran …

Airlines

How Much Money Can You Make in the Freelance Economy?

Freelancers, contractors, gig workers — whatever you want to call us, it’s estimated that 40% of workers will be freelance by 2020. While I’m a …

Cool Stuff

Join Quidco Now!

It sounds too good to be true, are there any hidden costs?<p>As you might expect, you’re not the first person to question how we operate a viable …

Earning Power: How Much Money Can Top Influencers Bank Per Post?

Holly Warfield, Forbes staff<p>For the second quarterly outing of Forbes’ Top Influencers list, we asked these 30 social media moguls to talk about just how they make their money, whether through sponsored posts, brand collaborations or other offline endeavors. A few were happy to disclose their going …

Money

Death pools can bring financial security for the long-lived

WHEN members of a private club in Manhattan suddenly start dropping dead at an alarming rate, Matt Scudder, a private detective, suspects more might …

Economics

Around the world, beer consumption is falling

THE world appears to have passed peak booze. The volume of alcoholic drinks consumed globally fell by 1.4% in 2016, to 250bn litres, according to …

Economics

The Working Capital Robot.

How do we know where we stand in life financially? Do we navigate by net worth? By cash or by some other measure?<p>I think we should adopt a new …

The useful Instagram robot.

Instagram is fun, addictive and popular. Unfortunately it is entirely useless to the vast majority of its users.<p>This is because it is a visual …

The Virtue Signalling robot.

Virtue signalling is a deadly trap that transforms our natural desire to have others think well of us into a meaningless ritual of tacky plastic …

The Quidco, Avios and Free Rice robot.

The internet is full of money making schemes. Many sound honest and could actually work but there are only three that have significantly improved my …

The Waitrose robot.

We may have ten loyalty schemes running simultaneously and yet profit from them not at all. This is because a thousand points in each scheme is …

£0 to £10

The first life robots are the hardest. This is because they are an exchange of immediate effort in exchange for a lifetime of benefit. The benefits …