I don’t know about you, but I love a good bargain. The money-saver in me is always on the hunt for the very best deals. But when is a bargain not really a good deal? I see people all the time buying things because they see that it’s a good deal when they don’t really […]
Top tips to help save you money - from meal planning & debt to boosting your savings to 5% interest!
If you’re thinking about joining Slimming World, then one of the biggest concerns you might have is exactly how much you’ll end up spending on your weekly food shop. When you’ve got a budget to stick to and a family to feed, it’s easy to put any weight loss goals on the backburner, and tell […]
One of the main purposes of My Money Cottage is to save you money. I’m a savvy Mum of three who’s always on the lookout for ways to improve the family finances. Living within your means is the only way to make a success of your finances. Sometimes, we can make big improvements to our […]
Say the word ‘frugality’ and you’ll probably think of going without. A frugal lifestyle is typically seen as surviving on the basics, and forgoing any pleasant treats. The good news is that you can still enjoy days out and luxury items, even when you’re on a tight budget. Here are a few useful tips. Living […]
Easter is just around the corner, and always signals new life, new beginnings and hopefully better weather. This year Easter is later than usual, so theoretically the weather should start to get warmer and the sunshine always makes everything feel so much better doesn’t it?! And let’s not forget about all the chocolate treats that […]
Family life can be so expensive can’t it? It feels as though there is always something that needs paying for. Whether it’s new shoes for the kids, school trips, childcare fees or even just putting food on the table, taking care of the family finances can be a tough job. But there are things you […]