The new pound coin will enter circulation on Tuesday 28th March and will eventually replace the current pound coin. We’re answering your questions on how this will impact your day to day life.
It’s been a funny old week for us. We’ve all been feeling pretty rough with a nasty cold doing the rounds. I thought I’d got over mine yesterday, yet this morning it’s worse than ever. Littlest man has been croaking his way through the week and this morning is grumpy and his nose is streaming. He’s just gone back to… More →
It’s that time of year again, Valentines Day is sneaking up on us! I’ll admit we’re not big on Valentines Day as a couple, it’s our wedding anniversary not long after so we tend to focus more on that. But, I do love any excuse to get crafty with the kids and Valentines Day is the perfect opportunity to do… More →
There are numerous cashback sites and I use a range of them to make money from my online purchase, I’ve written about a couple of them here – http://mymoneycottage.com/cashback/.
As regular readers will know, I work from home and have 3 children, two at school but the youngest little one is home with me the majority of the time. For me, I need to plan my time to get the most out of my days, otherwise the days would inevitably fall into chaos with grumpy children and no money… More →
Gift cards can be a great present, particularly when someone doesn’t know what to buy! However, sometimes we receive gift cards for shops we just don’t buy from, or we may think we would actually have preferred to have been given the cash value instead so we can choose how we spend our gift. There is a fab website called Zeek where… More →
These days it is incredibly easy to get sucked into taking out credit to pay for big items or to fix things when they break down. This can be an expensive habit though in the long run. Having been down this route before and paid the price, I felt it was important to highlight the importance of having an emergency… More →
I’m taking it as a given that you would like to earn more money or save money, that’s pretty much why My Money Cottage was set up, to help others achieve their money-making goals. Once you’ve got started with the various different ways of making extra cash though, it can be easy to lose your money-making mojo. I think it’s… More →
January can be a tough month for so many reasons. Money is tight after Christmas, there’s nothing to look forward to after all of the excitement of the Christmas period, the weather can be rubbish! So many reasons that January can be a little bit pants! Today has been penned as “Blue Monday”, supposedly the most depressing day of the… More →
20 Cogs is a fantastic source of income that I’ve only recently discovered. As with many other sites, you complete tasks and online offers and are rewarded in cash. There are a couple of important differences with this site though! How to earn cash with 20 Cogs! Thie idea with this site is that you complete 20 offers before you get paid.… More →