As a finance blogger who talks about money all the time, I tend to consider that I am pretty good with all things money. But looking back at 2016, I realised that it’s been a decent year, though nothing extraordinary. You know why? I didn’t set goals. I just went with the flow, saved money… Read more
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Ready for some #SummerFUNd? Enter Dr Pepper’s sweepstake!
Summer is rapidly approaching and Dr Pepper® has teamed up with Walmart to launch it with a bang. Are you ready for a one of a kind summer? I know I am. I love Dr Pepper’s unique taste and often associate it with a hot summer afternoon when you really need a special cold drink…. Read more
Your Chance to WIN Flowers!
Howdy readers! It’s been a busy weekend in the Savvy Scot household – mainly recovering from jet lag! Although I did manage to sleep for about 6 hours in the plane, you always feel somewhat groggy! New GIVEAWAY It’s been a few months since we have hosted a giveaway, but SavvyScot has teamed up… Read more
SavvyScot’s Lifestyle Carnival – £300 to be won!
Hopefully everyone had a good weekend. I thoroughly enjoyed watching Scotland smash the Italians in the Six Nations Rugby! 🙂 I also managed to get a couple of runs in for my upcoming Tough Mudder events later this year! For those of you who didn’t catch the news, together with 2 other UK personal finance… Read more
5 Tips for Planning a Holiday – £300 Giveaway
Happy Friday everyone! I am delighted to announce that The Money Principle, Skint and the City and SavvyScot have partnered up with My Voucher Codes to bring you a fantastic giveaway with a prize fund of £300! The giveaway will last until the end of the month and one lucky winner will receive £300 (over… Read more
Understanding Structured Settlements
Hopefully everyone is having a great weekend. Today I have the pleasure of co-hosting a $1000 giveaway! You may well have already seen posts from some other cohosts relating to Structured Settlements or selling annuity; if not, make sure you enter here! What is a Structured Settlement? When we hear the term structured settlement or… Read more
Avoiding Stereotypes at Christmas
Christmas is a time when even the most disciplined of savers can be tested to their limits. Kids can be very persuasive in getting what they want; from expensive toys to the latest video games, it is sometimes too easy to give in. After all, we don’t want our kids to feel hard done by… Read more
5 Things I am Truly Grateful For
Hello everyone. It’s been a while since I had a general update post. I have missed two Sunday Reviews now and I apologise to my blogger friends for the lack of link love. I am also very thankful that lots of fantastic people still mentioned The Savvy Scot when I wasn’t able to return the… Read more
$100 Cash Giveaway – Emergency Funds Save Lives
OK so that title was a little bit of an alarming title, but I am going to summarise something very important for you over the next few paragraphs. When someone talks about an emergency fund, what do you think of? Do you think of it as a savings account that you need when you are… Read more
Wake Up Or Get Wiped Out!
NEW GIVEAWAY @ SavvyScot! – The following is a guest post from author Paul Knott about his new book – Ouch! that has just been launched in the UK. I am well on my way through reading the book and can vouch that it is not only very educational, but extremely funny! I am also… Read more