There’s more to life (and sharing) than money

3 min readJan 30, 2021

Money is often the initial motivation for seeking ‘paying guests’, but many mature homeowners go on to find that the experience of sharing their home rewarding in other ways too.

Take Sarah, a North London homeowner in her 50s. Back in 2014, when a business setback meant money was very tight, she and her husband, Rob, decided to use their spare bedroom to boost their income.

A toe in the water with Airbnb

When they decided upon paying guests as an income stream they approached it cautiously and became…


Co-founder of Startup School for Seniors & Nestful. Currently working remotely in the Gran Canaries to escape the UK winter.