I loved the idea of a smart home but always thought it would be out of my price range. That was until I discovered Hive, which is now possibly my favourite purchase that I’ve made for my new home. Whilst there is an initial layout of around £200 – £250 (depending on if you … Read the rest
Holidays are my vice! I try to have one trip abroad every year and that’s what I put my spare money towards. I know that I could go away for a lot less money if I was much more flexible and planned better and that’s where my top tips come in!
Low deposit holidays
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I am a solo traveller! I don’t drink apart from special occasions and I don’t smoke, but my vice (apart from Diet Coke) is travel and holidays. It is however impossible to be frugal if you are a solo traveller. I try to save up so that I can have one nice holiday a year,
Having children is EXPENSIVE! I’m not trying to pretend that it’s not! As with everything in life, there are always ways of saving some money along the way though. I’ve picked up some great top tips on how to save money whilst keeping your kids (and yourselves) happy and healthy whilst living on a budget … Read the rest
A-level results day – a day you’ve been working towards for at least two years, but probably been thinking about for a lot longer. Maybe you’ve got the results you expected and are off to the University you planned doing the course you wanted. Congratulations – you don’t need to read the rest – go … Read the rest
How often do you see stories in the media about people being conned out of their life savings after trying online dating? I don’t know about you but I see it pretty regularly. Online dating scams are getting more and more prevalent.
To me, scamming people via online dating is one of the lowest … Read the rest
Babies & money
For my baby niece’s first birthday, I bought her a moneybox. It was a really nice silver one, engraved with her name and the date of her first birthday. She doesn’t have a clue what it is, or what’s in it, so why did I bother?
The simple answer is that because … Read the rest
As well as your financial goals, new year is a great time to set goals for your health and fitness. Here are my top tips and favourite apps to help you get fit for on a budget! More gym memberships are taken out at this time of year than at any other and it’s not … Read the rest