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Read personal finance news published by MoneyCortex. The stories below are ordered by date with the latest stories first.

Clickworker increase the minimum payout for PayPal withdrawals to €10/$10

The minimum payout for Clickworkers who receive their income using PayPal is €10/$10.

Spare5 change policy so members from Europe, Colombia and many others no longer accepted

Spare5, a micro-tasks platform, has changed their policy to only allow members from certain countries to be active.

Clickworker launch Android app allowing you to earn money crowdworking on your smartphone

Clickworker is a well-established crowdworking platform. Using their website you can earn money by completing small tasks and surveys. Let’s take a look at the new Android app.

UsabilityHub renames itself to UserCrowd for side-hustling testers!

UsabilityHub is a user testing service that allows companies to get feedback about their web design. You can use it to make extra money!

YouTube now requires 10,000 channel views before you can make money from ads

YouTube no longer allow new accounts to be monetized immediately to help curb the amount of illegal uploads.

BlueHost stop prorated refunds on web hosting

BlueHost won’t give you a refund if you cancel after 30 days. There is also no monthly payment option.

Ofgem report a big increase in people switching energy suppliers

Ofgem have published data on the number of customers switching energy suppliers in 2016. 7.7 million gas or electricity switches were done in the UK last year.

Spare5 increase minimum payout to $5

Spare5 has announced they are increasing their minimum payout to $5. UPDATE: the change has now been reversed.

British Gas announce customer loyalty scheme to launch in April 2017

Energy provider British Gas have unveiled a new customer loyalty program. The scheme is called “British Gas Rewards”.

Google leaves thousands of Adsense users with a serious issue in the dark

Thousands of users have had the same problem of an error message showing in their account. Yet google offers no solution and no support.