Autumn is always the time of year that I start to think ahead to Christmas. If truth be told, I actually start planning ahead in January by stashing money away regularly, but Autumn is the time that I start to think about how we’ll decorate the house, what presents we’ll be buying, what our budget […]
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Did you know the average spend on a mobile phone is £40.60 per month? Sounds a lot doesn’t it! Consider this, is a mobile phone a luxury or is it now considered a part of the normal expected monthly bills? When taking out a loan or a mortgage, companies take your mobile phone bill into […]
Regular readers will now that I’m all about saving money. I try to save money on everything we do, whether it’s food shopping, days out, or big expenses such as a family holiday. That’s why I’m so thrilled to be able to share this post! Written by Mel from Mel’s Money Saving and Bargains, here are […]
I’ve looked before at what order you should pay off your debts – for many of us that will mean clearing that credit card balance! It’s so convenient to let it build up and up as the monthly minimums start off being low. But if you, like me, have looked in horror at the total, […]
Summer is officially here. Whilst it’s wonderful to see the sun shining and be able to get outdoors so much, there are some big financial implications. If you’re a parent, then the summer holidays can prove particularly expensive. Whether it’s days out, or extra childcare, it’s easy to let your finances run out of control […]
2017 saw some of the biggest increases in the cost of home insurance premiums for some time, reports the Consumers’ Association’s Which? magazine. Prices rose by an average of more than 8% over the previous year – or nearly three times the rate of inflation for the same period. Despite those rising prices, if you […]