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aoedae

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Refer a Friend Scheme Exchange
« on: March 16, 2018, 06:09:30 AM »
I have no idea if there's appetite for this sort of thing, but I noticed a lot of the US users have their referral scheme links in their signatures.

That's probably a step too far for my non-promotional British soul, but it occurred to me that the UK mustache community doesn't currently have a central place to share these referrals for mutual benefit.

My idea: anyone who wants to post their details/link for a scheme can add it to this thread - and I'll collate all the offers into the top post for anyone to use.

For example...

There's at least one major UK bank using refer-a-friend switch schemes at the moment:

And there's a lot of consumer purchase schemes on diverse items, from mobiles to internet and accommodation bookings. The main ones I use are:
  • AirBnB 55 each - www.airbnb.co.uk/c/abigailw649 - aoedae, unlimited amount left
  • Smarty - 1 month free phone - contact by PM - aoedae, unlimited amount left

If anyone's got any feedback on this idea please post below, and if you like it maybe share a referral link offer or request of your own?
« Last Edit: May 20, 2018, 02:36:30 AM by aoedae »

StiffUpperLip

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Re: Refer a Friend Scheme Exchange
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2018, 05:27:13 AM »
I think this is a fab idea!

Unfortunately both of us have Nationwide accounts already (doh!).

Will be keeping a close eye here for future opportunities though.

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Re: Refer a Friend Scheme Exchange
« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2018, 07:28:51 AM »
Ridiculously after hovering round the general discussion forum for ages, I've only just found the UK section thanks to a mention on MSE forums.

On this one, Kuflink as peer to peer lender have a good current offer. 100 sign up bonus for referrer and referee for 500 invested. Tends to need to be over 12 months if you put it on auto-invest which spreads it over 10 loans. Not without risk as borrowers can default but no losses to date and Kuflink take the first initial hit (5% and I think 20% on specific investments). So it feels lower risk than the 350 a couple can receive for investing a 1000 (i.e. 300 referral bonus plus 50 interest).

https://invest.kuflink.co.uk/invite/PC-1077

Should mention that the 500 needs to be invested within 24 hours of the first investment so best to do it all at once, and referral bonus is withdrawable after about 15 days although terms say 14-21 days,

Intrigued

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Re: Refer a Friend Scheme Exchange
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2018, 07:44:58 AM »
Ratesetter is the other P2P site which is more established and pays referrals but for high lending. Still feel worthwhile for referral bonuses but wouldn't leave a lot of money in these sites as they don't have the same protection.

Earn a 50 bonus when your friend invests 1,000

When your friend invests 1,000 with RateSetter for a year*, you will get a 50 bonus and they will get a 100 bonus. so 250 plus maybe 70 interest for a couple investing 2,000 between them. Works out about a 16% return on investment.

http://link.ratesetter.com/PX5UDZA

PropJoe

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Re: Refer a Friend Scheme Exchange
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2018, 08:46:11 AM »
Great idea.

Bulb are a great cheap energy supplier, switching is really easy and we get 50 each using the referral link:

https://bulb.co.uk/refer/stephen5042

It only takes a minute to get a quote and will probably be cheaper than your existing supplier, particularly if you use one of the big six.

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Re: Refer a Friend Scheme Exchange
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2018, 12:02:16 PM »
We've recently switched to Bulb and can confirm it's easy and we didn't have to spend any time on the phone at all and we saved 12/month over EDF.

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Re: Refer a Friend Scheme Exchange
« Reply #6 on: May 19, 2018, 09:02:08 AM »
First ever post on Mr MM forum but long time reader and trying to achieve FIRE. Interesting that someone posted this on here today as I thought this sort of stuff was missing from the UK discussion too.

Our energy supplier is SO Energy - a small operator who claim 100% renewable. Switch was easy and customer service has been v.good. Been with them a year or so and we only use electric, no gas. At the time they were the cheapest (I imagine rates have gone up a little since last year):

12.02p per KwH
18.90p per day standing charge

There is an early exit fee of 5 per fuel.

https://www.so.energy/r/SHIHOOIHH - both parties receive 20 each.

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Re: Refer a Friend Scheme Exchange
« Reply #7 on: May 20, 2018, 05:59:04 AM »
Another long time reader, first time poster here. Thanks for creating this thread aoedae, a great idea.

Nationwide Current Account

I can refer you, we would each receive 100.

I see Nationwide as an important part of my emergency fund. The current account offers 5% interest on balances up to 2500, for 12 months, as well as a regular saver which accepts up to 250 per month at 5% interest.

Once you are a Nationwide member you can gain up to a further 500 per tax year by referring others.
« Last Edit: May 20, 2018, 06:06:18 AM by MustDache »

Izzs

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Re: Refer a Friend Scheme Exchange
« Reply #8 on: May 21, 2018, 03:08:33 PM »
Thanks PropJoe! I've been meaning to switch to bulb for months but kept forgetting to ask around for a referral.
Just switched now.

PropJoe

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Re: Refer a Friend Scheme Exchange
« Reply #9 on: May 22, 2018, 03:52:32 AM »
Awesome Izzs, thanks!

I've had a very good experience with them so far. I think they are rolling out free next-gen smart meters later this year too.

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Re: Refer a Friend Scheme Exchange
« Reply #10 on: June 04, 2018, 03:53:55 AM »
If you want to create a Profit accumulator account (https://www.profitaccumulator.co.uk) can you use my referral code so I get 20.

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Re: Refer a Friend Scheme Exchange
« Reply #11 on: June 05, 2018, 07:08:31 AM »
If anyone wants to start investing in student, commercial or residential property with Property Partner then I'd be grateful if you would use my referral link. We use them ourselves, and have some student property paying dividends of over 6% pa. As always, do your own research to see if it's right for you.

We share a referral award depending on the investment made (which can be made over time). Referral fee can be as high as 1,250 each.

https://propertypartner.co/?r=steven54

Steve
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Re: Refer a Friend Scheme Exchange
« Reply #12 on: June 06, 2018, 11:11:36 AM »
If you are looking to change energy supplier then Bulb will give each of us 50. They were the cheapest quote for me for dual fuel, and no fee for moving from them which is unusual these days :
bulb.co.uk/refer/stephen5781