The prospect of family emigration

The economic downturn in the UK and Europe has encouraged many families and couples to consider emigrating. With the lack of good job prospects in…

How to buy essential appliances on a budget

If you’re living with small children, you’ll be well aware of how important it is to make your monthly shopping budget stretch; especially during these…

Students..don’t forget about your home insurance

I was a student for a long time and I know how hard it is to make ends meet when you are living on a…

Monday Money Quotes: ‘A father is someone…’

“A father is someone who carries pictures in his wallet where his money used to be” — unknown Photo Credit; The Dark Thing

5 reasons to choose a double ended bath

Perfect to enjoy alone or with a partner, double ended baths are the perfect addition to both modern and traditional bathroom suites. Regardless of the…

DIY projects you can do with minimal cost and effort

Guest post from moneysupermarket.com The phrase do-it-yourself can trigger terror in anyone who is keen to decorate their home but is scared of holding a…

Top Tips to Save Money on Your Bathroom

                                                                                                               source Whether we like it or not, the bathroom needs renovating from time to time. You may be trying to sell your house…

Brilliant Sleep on a Budget

Somethings are essential to a good nights sleep;  some are free and require effort and some are worth budgeting for: Things you can purchase to…

Choosing The Right Dishwasher

Dishwashers are by no means a new concept and the majority of us will have had one in our home at some point.  They are…

The Family Budgeting Show: A hodge podge of thrifty thoughts (…

This week I reflect on the week gone by and considering lending, working from home and romance. I think it shows how full and diverse…

5 thrifty ways to be romantic

Here are 5 thrifty ways to be romantic You don’t need to spend money on flowers and chocolates and trips to Paris to be romantic.…

Infographic: New vs. Used: Which cars save you more money

I would naturally assume you would spend less getting a used car but this infographic makes for some interesting reading…… So over to you, what…

Parent’s Guide: How to Survive Your Child’s First …

A child’s first day at school can be a nerve-wracking time for both the parent and toddler. Mums and dads will be anxious about their offspring…

Infographic: Have your kids watched too much TV this summer?

I find this infographic from Galt Toys quite shocking. My kids certainly don’t watch that much TV!!! We have no more than 1 hour total…