Apart from the hard work, being a student had its perks. Depending on your lecture schedule, you could have lie ins during the week, have a hectic social life and not feel the consequences the next day, but of course the most valuable one was the NUS Student Card. I saved a small fortune flashing … Read the rest
Buying my flat
I live in a leasehold flat and have done for 11 years. It is the first home I ever bought, and I have some wonderful memories over the years. When I bought it I was told there was 83 years left on the lease and as soon as 2 years was up, … Read the rest
It’s the New Year. It’s time for a fresh start. I love having a bit of a clearout for the New Year. Sometimes this can include things I’ve been given for Christmas that just aren’t me. We’ve all had them, whether it’s a dodgy secret santa gift, or an old auntie, 17 times removed, who … Read the rest
2017 is less than 48 hours away – are you ready?
Everyone seems to make New Year’s Resolutions – are you one of them? Are any of them money or finance related? Before the year kicks off, now is a great time to start making plans for your 2017 financial goals.
Think about what you … Read the rest
They always seemed to hit me around this time of year when the weather starts to get really cold. What if I told you that you could make £1,000 (yes, a thousand pounds) tax free in the next month? What if I told you it was completely legal and legitimate?
If you are anything like … Read the rest
Prime Day is upon us again! I don’t know about you but I love it! It can be a great day to get some brilliant deals, but it is also one of the most tempting times to blow whatever budget we have on that thing that we’ve been craving for. Amazon do well to make … Read the rest
What do I get?
Subject to Amazon Prime delivery restrictions, you can get free next day delivery on a huge amount of items. This is great for forgotten birthdays or occasions, or that purchase that you just really need the next day. I cannot fault it. This can save you a fortune on … Read the rest
According to recent research, every home in the UK has hundreds, if not thousands of pounds of “stuff” that isn’t used or needed. If you are anything like me, you hang on to this stuff for months or even years as you might need it “one day”.
When I realised I was in debt, and … Read the rest
As you may have noticed, I love a bargain. I really don’t like paying full price for something if I don’t need to. The discovery of cashback sites has been revolutionary to me. The premise is simple. You purchase things that you would be buying anyway, but by clicking through from the cashback site, you … Read the rest