If your boiler broke down, or your car failed its MOT and needed work doing, would you be able to come up with the money to pay for it? Not even half of Americans could come up with $1,000 in an emergency situation. Whilst some people could sell something, a big proportion would need … Read the restContinue Reading
Any minute now, retail and dining establishments are going to be re-opening and we can get back to some sort of ‘normality’. One of the things that I know has been missed most by members of my team is a good coffee. Whether you get one on the way in to work, or like to … Read the restContinue Reading
These days, we’re all living more internationalized lives. We’re passionate travellers, embrace business opportunities abroad, and make our homes in countries around the world.
To make all of this happen, though, we need to send money across international borders. This chore costs cash – far more than most of us ever realize. Over time, losses … Read the rest
Whether you are saving for a rainy day (or a pandemic) or just want somewhere to store away your lose change, a money box is a great financial tool which is often overlooked. I wrote about why I wanted my baby niece to have a money box in a previous post, but I firmly … Read the restContinue Reading
As any regular visitor to this site will know, I’m passionate about saving money. Whether this is because you have some debt you need to clear off, or you just want to live more frugally in order to be able to pay for the other things in life, it’s something I’m a real advocate of. … Read the restContinue Reading
Regular readers will know that I’m a big fan of using cashback sites, as by making a purchase via these sites, you earn money back on your items with almost no effort. It really is free money and it really is throwing money away if you don’t bother using them.
There’s a couple of really … Read the restContinue Reading
Single use plastic is one of the biggest concerns of mine at the moment. Every time I try to cut down on my usage, something else comes along which has a disproportionate amount of plastic in or on it and I end up feeling like a failure. Plastic is dangerous to wildlife, and it is … Read the restContinue Reading
I recently had a letter saying that my gas meter needed to be upgraded as it was so old. I was also offered the choice of switching to a smart meter for both gas and electricity, and whilst I know that they are a controversial topic, I decided to go ahead. I am so forgetful … Read the restContinue Reading
Today’s guest post is from Fiona at Savvy in Somerset. What she doesn’t know about reduced food and reducing food waste is not worth knowing!
Buying reduced food is something I’m a little bit obsessed with. The majority of the fruit, vegetables and meat I buy comes from the reduced section and if I … Read the restContinue Reading