I’ve written before about saving for Christmas. It’s important to plan ahead if you can, Christmas can be a huge expense and if we’re not careful it can catch us by the short and curlies, meaning we turn to credit cards and loans to cover the cost. There are many ways you can plan ahead […]
Top tips to help save you money - from meal planning & debt to boosting your savings to 5% interest!
So, January is finally behind us. It’s commonly felt to be the hardest month of the year. Finances are stretched after Christmas and the last pay cheque had to be stretched over six weeks instead of the usual four. I’m welcoming February with open arms. So, it’s now time to plan for February. First of all, […]
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 […]
It can sometimes feel as though money just drips through our fingers when we don’t rein in our spending. I’ve put together 10 money saving life hacks that I hope will help you to save money and take back control of your finances. Clear your outstanding credit card debt. This may seem obvious but you […]
So, Christmas is done and dusted for another year. It’s a huge drain on most family’s finances! This is why I now Save for Christmas throughout the year, starting from the very first week in January. This may seem extreme, but it means that we can enjoy Christmas and buy gifts, food and drink without scrabbling around […]