Saving Money

A collection of posts on various ways to save money and all aspects of thrifty living

Surviving January with meal planning

So January is upon us…Happy New Year to you all. Are your waistbands and finances feeling the pinch like mine are? Despite my very best…

A beautiful and inexpensive artificial Christmas tree

We have had our Christmas tree a good 10 years now and it was starting to look a little worn out. I was delighted to…

What to consider when choosing a car finance deal

Thinking about buying a new car on finance? The wide rage of finance deals can be confusing, so I’ve compiled a handy guide of things…

All inclusive holidays – better for the budget?

It’s getting chilly isn’t it? It’s also getting darker and a bit grimmer and I have been to starting to feel a little meh to…

The average funeral cost in the UK

Something many of us never consider is the cost of a funeral. Death is not something we like to think about and as a result…

Cheap and simple ways to keep your home warm

Cheap and simple ways to keep your home warm Probably each and every one of you are looking for for simple ways to save the…

3 simple ways to maximise your finances

today – 3 simple ways to maximise your finances It really can be simple to maximise your finances and goodness knows we could all do…

Does spare cash bring happiness

Does spare cash bring happiness? Well you would think the answer was an obvious yes, wouldn’t you? I think most of us believe that if…

Prepare a financially secure future for your baby

Every parents want to create a  secure future for your baby You know what they say – time flies when you are having fun and…

BEST MONEY SAVING TIPS FOR BABY ESSENTIALS

BEST MONEY SAVING TIPS FOR BABY ESSENTIALS Are you looking for some money saving  tips for baby essentials? Having kids is not only a fun,…

Alternative Borrowing Options For New Families

With the squeeze on household incomes continuing to eat into new families’ finances many young families are finding it difficult to save money, and in…

Make someone smile – Balance transfer your life

You know that epic feeling when you finally clear a debt. Financially, this can be achieved by making a balance transfer and knowing the increased…

What would you do with a large inheritance?

I doubt it is ever going to happen to me as I have no rich older relatives but I do wonder what people do who…

How many people are still paying for last Christmas?

Summers end is in site and I have heard Christmas mentioned a few times recently (yep really!) but you’ll never believe how many people are…

Quick money saving tips for busy parents

Everything has to be done pretty quickly when you are a parent doesn’t it and money saving plans can feel like long winded chores that…

How to pay off your debt in 8 simple steps

It is pretty easy to get into debt but not so easy to get out of it! I have put together a few tips to…

What my parents taught me about money

  My parents were polar opposites in many ways but what my parents taught me about money has been invaluable. Let me tell you the…

How to make monster savings on life insurance

I always thought comparison sites in relation to life insurance and the like were ‘much of a muchness.’ I thought you pretty much ended up…

The MAD Blog Awards Nominations

I’m going to keep this really short and sweet and just ask for a moment of your time please… I would love a nomination please…

An easy way to buy and sell unwanted vouchers

30% of vouchers in the world are not used each year. That amounts to about £65 Billion of unused vouchers. That’s seriously good news for…