Be sensible with your cash but don’t make life …

Guest post  When you’re on a budget, the first thing that you’re likely to cut down on are any unnecessary expenses – things like holidays…

How to Easily Cut Your Grocery Spending by Over £1,000

guest post These days ‘Pester Power’ is stronger than ever, despite the measures put in place by the European Union to stop companies directly or…

The Pros & Cons of ‘Green Loans’

Guest post In January this year the government began offering green loans to home owners claiming that they would help the environment at the same…

Wanting my children to go to University

I am a big believer in giving children both roots and wings. Wings so they can go wherever they wish in life and achieve whatever…

Family budgeting: the secrets

Starting a family is easy but holding it together through the tough times can be very difficult. With food prices and rent increasing, many families…

Thrifty Families: October Linky

Attention all thrifty families. If you have written a post this month that talks about saving money in any capacity we would love for you…

Comparing the cost of living around the world.

When I was 18 and a student I went to  live in London. The cost of living blew me away compared to Nottingham where I…

Budgeting for a Funeral

Today – Budgeting for a Funeral Sadly I have had to help arrange a number of funerals for loved ones in my life. One thing…

How to plan your child’s future

For most people, careers advice at school wasn’t the most interesting of subjects.  If you lived in a town where there was a large local…

Self employed workers – Will they see a brighter financial future

Guest post There still hangs a dark grey cloud over the financial situation for the British population. With recent changes to the pension guidelines, it…

What monitoring your spending can show you in the long …

Monitoring your spending Most of us have been through periods where we have struggled financially to some degree or other. Perhaps we have got ourselves…

Stop losing money whilst you sleep (Infographic)

Stop losing money This infographic has really surprised me. Who would have thought leaving a DVD player on at night would cost THAT much! Blimey!…

Find the best landlord insurance deal

As with anything, it can be easy to just accept the quote your previous insurer has given you when it is time to renew your…

Saving for children What’s the best way to do …

Building up a nest egg for your child’s future can be extremely rewarding – whether it’s for tuition fees, a car or even a deposit…

3 Useful Budgeting Tools

Today – useful budgeting tools You know I always feel that budgeting is a bit like driving a car. Absolutely the hardest thing in the…

What could jeopardise you receiving a home loan?

What could jeopardise you receiving a home loan At some point or other most of  us are in need of a home loan. A home…

Money Matters: What Should I Do With My Cash?

In these uncertain economic times, we all want to do what’s best with our cash. There are a lot of products on the market, but…

5 Easy Steps to Get Your Finances in Order

Who said we only get the chance to spring clean our finances in Spring? There is never a better time than now, to get your…

How to afford a new boiler

How to afford a new boiler Thank you to www.help-link.co.uk, who we collaborated with to create this post Okay so who thinks about boilers when…

Thinking about moving House

Thinking about moving House Over the past year we have spent a huge amount of time making our home more presentable. We have deep cleaned…