Budget

Save Money On Your Meat when Meal Planning

Save Money On Your Meat when Meal Planning

Meal planning – on a budget – can be frustrating when you have fussy kids. You get stuck in a meal rut of what they will and won’t eat. So I’m trying some “new” recipes this week using meat as the main event with just […]

My No Spend Life (Or Not)

My No Spend Life (Or Not)

I recently read The No Spend Year: How you can spend less and live more by Michelle McGagh. I’ve been left puzzled by exactly what I was spending money on prior to this debt-free journey. If you’ve not read it, it’s well worth it, as it […]

How to Draw up a Budget

How to Draw up a Budget

If you want to pay off debt and/or start saving and get your finances in order, you NEED to know how to draw up a budget. The only way to know what you’re spending and what you’ve got left at the end – if anything […]

Five Meals for Less

Five Meals for Less

Money-saving isn’t just about buying the deals and saving money on your supermarket shop. It’s also about being savvy in the kitchen. Five Meals for Less demonstrates how to stretch a meal and make it go further, and use your ingredients across more than one […]

Save Money On Your Phone Bill

Save Money On Your Phone Bill

Part of our debt-free journey involves regular checks on where we can save money, and for the past three months, I’ve been focusing on paying off our mobile phone device plans.   The truth about our phone bills. My phone bill for my iPhone was £33.00 […]

Switching broadband providers – what you need to know.

Switching broadband providers – what you need to know.

Changing any supplier is something I do consistently at the end of each contract. Here’s my method, put together for you to ensure you can get the best deal for you.   Do you need a package? First off, you need to decide what broadband […]

Pay off Debt: 13 Ways to Cut Spending

Pay off Debt: 13 Ways to Cut Spending

Saving money isn’t just about cutting back on the grocery bills or nights out. Look at other areas you could save, in order to cut your spending and pay off debt. 1. Mortgage If it’s not possible to remortgage, you can request a product transfer […]

Meal Plan on a budget

Meal Plan on a budget

We’re into week 4 of our money-saving and debt-free journey, and I thought I’d share this week’s meal plan with you. Given my husband’s excessive spend last week, I’ve been desperately trying not to go shopping and have stretched my number two tip for saving […]

10 Ways to Save on your Supermarket Shop

10 Ways to Save on your Supermarket Shop

If you need to cut back and aren’t sure where to start, check out my Top 10 Tips below. A great starting point to help you out with your money saving challenge when it comes to your weekly food shop. Never shop when hungry! 1. […]

13 Reasons Why We Overspend

13 Reasons Why We Overspend

Budget. Like it or not, it has to be done. Things like mortgage, rent, utilities, council tax etc, are regular or fixed expenses. We know they’ll be coming out. We allocate a set amount of money to our weekly food shop, and our petrol costs. But what […]