There are a few things in life that seem to bring an overwhelming sense of dread and doom into the majority of our lives. Tax and HMRC definitely fall into that category for many of us. But if you’re organised, and keep on top of your incomings and outgoings, then dealing with your tax return […]
Keeping track of your money can be a tricky business. If you’ve got bills coming out all through the month, you might find that you find your finances quickly spiralling out of control. Meet Cleo is a handy money management tool that sits in the Facebook messenger. It’s so simple to set up and could […]
Your home is one of the biggest investments you will ever make in your life and it is also one of the hottest ways to make some cash. With clever refurbishments and thrifty overhauls you could see the value of your house catapult to sky high amounts. If you have been saving money on home […]
Online banking is something that has only really come into it’s own in the last few years. There’s still a generation of people though who do all of their banking in branch and (like my Mum) refuse to carry out any banking admin online. I appreciate that branches are important for so many reasons and […]
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 […]
We’re now into the third month of the year, almost a quarter of the way through. How fast the time flies! Amongst all the other things you need to think about, you should also be thinking about planning ahead, specifically about your budget for Christmas. There are many ways you can save and plan.
I don’t suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder, but I do sometimes struggle to keep motivated and stay happy during the winter. I think the first couple of months of the year can be really miserable! Christmas is done, the weather is often wet, cold and dark, and Spring seems so long off.
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 […]
Christmas is undoubtedly a magical time of year for the vast majority of us. It can be stressful though and put a huge strain on finances. After a couple of disastrous Christmases I now save money weekly throughout the year. I’ll be doing the same from January and will be tracking my progress here as […]