January Spends – How Well My Trying Not to Spend Went!

Spoiler alert our January Spends were still high despite trying to cut back in order to catch up on my post Christmas Credit card bill! This January I decided to try to cut back on spending. In order to help with this I wrote down every time I spent money. Then I added on the … Read more

Tips for Saving Money on Clothes

saving money on clothes by buying second hand

With the costing of living crisis most of us are having to tighten our belts. Therefore, we thought it was a good idea to look at where our money went. From this I have had a really good think about how we could be saving money on spending and generated these tips for saving money … Read more

10 Ways To Save Money Whilst Studying a Degree

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This is an endorsed partnered post. Higher education doesn’t have to be expensive. If you want to get a degree but are worried about the debts and the cost of resources, here are just a few ways in which you could save money. Look for a sponsored course Believe it or not – there are … Read more

Top Tips for Saving Money when Travelling with the Family

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Planning holidays can be fun and I think a lot more people would book more if it weren’t for the small matter of the cost.  I think most people have a different attitude to spending money when they’re on holiday: ‘We’re on holiday so we’re not going to worry about what we’re spending’.  Which is … Read more

How we would spend Lottery Winnings!

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With my 40th Birthday coming up this week it really is a time for reflection and thinking about the things I would like. Obviously some are more obtainable than others and some nothing a lottery win from Lottoland couldn’t sort out! This got me to thinking about what I would do if I did win; … Read more

Finance Fundamentals: 10 Things Top Money Managers Swear By

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Learning how to properly manage your finances is a crucial life skill – but it’s something that most of us simply don’t dedicate enough time to. If you can understand the basic of money management, you’ll quickly find that your life becomes a lot easier and much less stressful. The good news is that these … Read more

Real life Maths – Counting Money

real life maths with money

One of the ways to engage someone in a subject like maths is to show how it can benefit them and their life. I love maths because it is one of the things I did at school that being good at helped. I guess it’s easy for me to say as I come from a … Read more

What is your Worth and How is it Measured?

WHAT IS YOUR WORTH AND HOW IS IT MEASURED? Lately there’s been an overwhelming lot of information about money (some conflicting) when it comes to blogging, and even for someone like me (who has been blogging for almost 2 years), it is often confusing. This post covers what is the law, before we consider “what … Read more

Are we really that fixated about Money?

You really can’t escape the story about Heather Frost, unemployed Mum of 11, having a 6 bed Eco “Mansion” being purpose-built for her.  She says that she’s been misquoted when she spoke to the Newspapers, who claimed to want to run a story on “large families”. Since then it seems that the Media want every … Read more