I don’t know about you, but I swear not that long ago we were in the middle of a heatwave that felt like it was never going to end, and now, I am wearing thermals to work and I’m back to scraping the ice off the car in the mornings! It’s no wonder Brits talk … Read the rest
Where it began
Several years ago I found myself with debt that was in the £1,000s. Whilst my dad was terminally ill in a hospice, my employer at the time said I had to either come back or leave. Clearly I chose to leave and be with my family. Unfortunately my father didn’t have much … Read the rest
The term Debt Snowball has been around for a while now. Originally coined by the American money Guru Dave Ramsey, it has gained popularity in the debt free community for it’s simplicity and apparent effectiveness. What is it and is it the right approach for you though?
In short, the Debt Snowball approach … Read the rest
How did 2018 go for you with regards to your finances? Anything you wish you had done better? Anything you are particularly proud of? What are your 2019 Financial Goals and how are you going to meet and smash them?
Whilst it’s important to learn from our mistakes, don’t dwell on them. look at the … Read the rest
It’s that bit of Christmas we all dread – the festivities are over, we are full up to the brim of turkey and chocolates (although not necessarily at the same time) and we have a pile of gifts that we don’t want, and in fact, don’t know why anyone thought we would want them in … Read the rest
It’s a week to go until Christmas Eve! How are you doing with the Christmas Cash Challenge? Have you managed to earn or save an amount of money which should cover your festive expenses? How did you get on with researching bank accounts – I know it doesn’t sound exciting but there really are some … Read the rest
How did you get on with the apps? Any you particularly like?
The end is in sight for our challenge now. Here’s another one that is a little controversial. How happy are you with your bank? Very few people love, or even like their banks. I’m no financial advisor, and I can’t recommend specific financial … Read the rest
How did you get on with your receipt snapping? It’s so quick and easy right? It’s a slow burner but it will add up. You can do it in the evening in front of the TV so it’s worth keeping at it.
Now, much as I wish I could make you all rich at the … Read the rest
I love blogging. I started as I wanted to learn about WordPress and I thought the best way of learning would be by doing. My blog’s first incarnation was as a cat blog, but I soon struggled for content even though my cats are the best cats in the world! I realised that if I … Read the rest