I am passionate about financial education. I really feel that as young people we aren’t taught enough about the skills required to manage our money when we get older. A big part of this is maths skills. Whilst I was never great at managing my money, I was lucky enough to always enjoy maths … 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 for cheap holidays overseas come in!… Read the rest
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