The new £10 note was launched this week in England and Wales on Thursday 14th September. As always when a new note is released, everyone wonders if they might actually bag one that’s worth lots of money! Amazingly, I withdrew two brand spanking new £10 notes from the cash machine today, only two days after […]
One of the biggest weekly expenses for most of us is the food shop. Sometimes, no matter how hard we try, food shopping feels as though it costs a bomb and often, when you get home, you realise you’ve bought a load of junk and not much to actually make a meal with. Meal planning […]
In a world where debt is increasingly becoming “the norm”, it’s important to think about how our children will deal with finances as they grow up. In our house, Little Man hasn’t a clue what money is yet, but his older brother and sister are already learning how to handle their money. I’ve put together […]
According to The Money Charity, the total amount of unsecured debt in the UK currently stands at £199.7 billion!!! That’s a scary figure! With this in mind, I thought it important that we think about where we should turn in our hour of need. Debt can be scary, overwhelming and all consuming. It’s true that […]
At the end of 2016, it was estimated that the average UK household debt was £10,000 (excluding mortgage debt). This may be a manageable amount of debt for some, but for others this amount of debt can quickly spiral and lead to huge problems.