Recommendations

The websites you need to improve your finances.

Welcome to the Yummy Money Recommendations section, a curated list of websites and tools we strongly recommend for making, saving and managing money. This page can save you thousands of pounds.

If you are interested in starting your own website/blog we also include our recommended companies. Many of the resources listed here are crucial to running our online business.

1. Making Money Websites

Bluehost: Bluehost is our #1 choice to host your website – essential if you plan to start a blog. We thoroughly recommend you choose Bluehost. Why? Because they make it incredibly easy to get a new site up and running with their one-click automatic WordPress Blog installation. You can use your Bluehost account to host multiple domains so there’s no need to pay more for hosting when you’re ready to start another website. Also, they provide outstanding customer service! It’s only $2.75 / month with a 30-day money back guarantee.

UserTesting will pay you to review websites. Website owners are desperate to improve their sites. The better they are, the more money they make. No technical expertise required and you’ll earn £8ish for around 20 minutes. See our guide and top tips on how to get paid for testing websites.

Swagbucks – While blogging is our preferred long-term game for building passive income, Swagbucks is one of our top ways to earn money from home fast. If you’re methodical, you can earn £100-400 extra per month.

OhMyDosh! OhMyDosh! is brilliant. It’s a great way to earn real money by completing offers, taking free trials and much more! The site only launched in 2018 but has over 200,000 members and a TrustPilot rating of 5/5. Sign up now and you’ll get £1 free.

Prolific Academic – Prolific Academic is a high-end survey site that is also one of the best paying. If you make the time and effort you can earn as much as £10 per 45 minutes. If you only sign up to one survey site, make it this one! Browse 25+ of the best paid online survey sites and get the top tips.

2. Money Saving Websites


Energy Helpline
: Energy Helping is a fantastic, free site that compares ALL UK gas and electricity suppliers. With price increases creeping up on you this only takes a few minutes to compare what you’re paying. Save up to £256 per year on your energy bills! It’s super simple to use. Enter your postcode and it lets you compare the best deals. Once you find a better deal (no obligation) you then enter your details and you’re done. Your supply will be charged automatically without any need for new cables or additional work.

uSwitch: uSwitch is a free, impartial online comparison and switching service. It’s very to easy to use and you can compare prices on gas, electricity, broadband, car insurance and mobile phones.

Amazon Discount Finder: Use our tool to instantly find hidden 80%+ off bargains including cameras, fashion, TVs & more. On this page you’ll also find 10 Amazon Links to save you time AND money, along with 25+ tips and tricks for Amazon shopping.

VoucherCodes.co.uk: VoucherCodes.co.uk is the best voucher codes & discount site with over 15,000 vouchers. There are a multitude of discount code sites out there but this is the best. It’s the most comprehensive and easiest to use. Register and get alerts on discounts to your favourite sites.

Amazon Discount FinderInstantly find hidden 80%+ off bargains including cameras, fashion, TVs & more on Amazon. This is our tool, hope you like it. On the link we also include 10 Amazon links to save you time and money. And if that wasn’t enough we show you 25 Amazon buying tips. If you shop on Amazon this is a must-read!

3. Money-Related Help

Topcashback: Topcashback earns you money back on your online purchases. You can expect to receive 5-10% commission. It’s free to join Topcashback and it has excellent reviews.

Quidco: Quidco also rewards you money for each online purchase. In our view it comes a close second to Topcashback with similar payout rates.

Experian: Check your credit score for free with Experian, the largest credit reference agency. Sign up to the free trial for 30 days. It’s commonly used by lenders so it’s the most comprehensive.

MySupermarket: MySupermarket is an independent website that compares prices from 16 supermarkets. There are loads of useful features and you save on average 30% on each shop. Their tools include top offers, swap & save and cashback. Go check them out!

4. Blog-Related Help

Bluehost: Bluehost is our #1 choice to host your website – essential if you plan to start a blog. We thoroughly recommend you choose Bluehost. Why? Because they make it incredibly easy to get a new site up and running with their one-click automatic WordPress Blog installation. You can use your Bluehost account to host multiple domains so there’s no need to pay more for hosting when you’re ready to start another website. Also, they provide outstanding customer service! It’s only $2.75 / month with a 30-day money back guarantee.

Genesis/StudioPress: If you are on the look out for a high quality design for your blog/website, Genesis is hands down our favourite. It powers our Yummy Money website. The support is excellent and it’s very affordable.

Xero: Xero is our personal favourite as the software we use for our small business (FamilyBreakFinder). We’ve used it for over 12 years. It helps me track of my income, send invoices and automatically pulls down all my bank transactions. It also works beautifully on a mobile device. This software saves us so much time! Doing tax and VAT returns are a breeze. If you are serious about your online business we strongly recommend giving Xero a go – try the free trial.

99 Designs: 99 Designs is the place to if you are looking for any creative help. This could include logo design, website or graphic design or even something as small as a header graphic design. Good design is really important and this is the perfect place to find fantastic designs at amazing prices.

5. Saving Money While Travelling

Airbnb: Airbnb is our favourite way to travel. They are often cheaper than a hotel and with much more space. Also perfects if there are a group or family travelling. Use our link and you’ll get £30 FREE towards your next stay! Or how about earning big and becoming an Airbnb host? Get more details!

Booking.com: Booking.com is our favourite hotel booking site. As well as hotels they have loads of other accommodation types including glamping, apartments and villas. Their prices are fantastic and they have a price match guarantee. It’s also the booking site we recommend on our family travel site.

FairFX: FairFX is a tried and tested prepaid travel card with good rates. Use our special link to get your card for free – there’s usually a £9.95 application fee if you load less than £200. You get FairFX’s own exchange rate, which changes daily but usually beats that of most other prepaid cards. FairFX is FCA regulated so your money is safe.

Kids Pass: Kids Pass members get access to over 5,000 offers. These include anything from kids eat free at 1000 restaurants, 40% off cinema tickets and up to 57% off thousands of days out. Join now for £1 for a trial membership.

Uber: If you’re looking for a cheap taxi ride, here’s a free £10 voucher off your first ride with Uber. The code is “dominics257” or just click this link.

6. Work From Home

Make Money Proofreading by Becoming a Freelance Proofreader: Sign up to this FREE 7 day course if you’re interested in finding out how to make money from your proofreading skills. The author, Caitlin made over $43,000 through her freelance proofreading business. She’s released this great, free course that will help you if you’re looking to become a proofreader and wants to maximise their earnings.