The importance of a good conveyancer

Conveyancing is the ‘act of transfer of title to property from one person to another’. Essentially it is the legal process of buying and selling…

Taking Control of Your Finances: Clever Ways to Do It

Guest post Do you know how much money you have in your bank account? What about your credit cards – how much money do you…

My thrifty resolutions for 2014

Almost everyone makes vague thrifty resolutions. I am no exception. This year I have tried to be a little more specific in the hope this…

Where to practice investing before you risk your money

• Speculate to accumulate Although investing in stocks or shares is always going to be risky, there are probably more ways of minimising your potential…

Different Types of Savings in the UK

If you are looking for a place to accumulate cash in the UK, you have a number of different options. You might be looking for…

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.

Sadly I have had to help arrange a number of funerals for loved ones in my life. One thing people don’t like to say about…

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…