Money-Saving

Free or Cheap Things to do in the Summer Holidays

Free or Cheap Things to do in the Summer Holidays

The children are home for summer, and the house looks like a scene from CSI. Sibling claws are out and hackles are up as the novelty of freedom wears off and boredom sets in. You’re not flush and you can’t afford to take the kids on flash days out. So, what can you do to […]

Lonely in Debt – 8 Ways to Avoid Isolation

Lonely in Debt – 8 Ways to Avoid Isolation

Having no money when you’re on a journey to become debt free, or saving, can be hard. It’s a scary time, and it can be incredibly lonely being in debt. It’s very easy to fall into the trap of staying in all the time and […]

What is Being Frugal or Thrifty?

What is Being Frugal or Thrifty?

It’s a term we hear bandied around in the debt-free community many times. But what does it mean? What is ‘being frugal’, and how does that differ from being thrifty? And what does it have to do with getting out of debt or saving money? […]

Stop Paying Hundreds For A Mobile Phone

Stop Paying Hundreds For A Mobile Phone

One of the first things I recognised when we began this journey was that our mobile phone accounts were actually mobile phone debts. You don’t realise it at the time. It doesn’t really register. Those “affordable” monthly payments are credit accounts. And your credit plan […]

Save Money, Make Money, Switching and Cash Back

Save Money, Make Money, Switching and Cash Back

Every now and then there comes a time when your insurance, broadband, or energy is due for renewal. Only, the renewal price is almost always far higher than the price you had the previous year. Which means that unless you do something about it, you […]

Budget Breaks: Driving Holiday in France

Budget Breaks: Driving Holiday in France

* Post written in return for financial remuneration One of my favourite ways to take a break is by camping and exploring off the beaten track. Not only is it one of the less expensive ways to take a vacation, it allows the opportunity to discover […]

Cheaper Insurance Cover without Messy Renewals

Cheaper Insurance Cover without Messy Renewals

* Post written in return for financial remuneration. One thing I detest when it comes to managing finances is Insurance Policy Renewals. Which is why I’m excited to be collaborating with Cheapercover.com to let you know about their plans to change things. People want to […]

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 […]

Money-saving goals: November 2018

Money-saving goals: November 2018

Alongside documenting my income streams, I’d like to also share my money-saving/money-making goals. Writing them down for all to see attracts a certain determination and accountability. I want to ensure I meet these goals as best as I can! Above all, these goals need to […]

How to avoid debt this Christmas

How to avoid debt this Christmas

Avoid debt this Christmas by focusing on how you can save money AND please all the people. The truth about Christmas and money Many people secretly dread Christmas each year. There’s so much hype; so much pressure. Half a year is geared up towards preparing […]