Ever feel like you are one paycheck away from a financial disaster? According to statistics, more than 10 million UK citizens have less than £100 in savings and the majority of citizens have less than £1,000. It’s no wonder that so many are one paycheck away from a disaster with so little in savings…. Read more
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How to live a greener, more environmentally friendly life, while saving money
Today is a great time to make that decision you may have been thinking about for a while. That decision to live a more environmentally friendly life, which will save you money and help contribute to a cleaner environment. We are under growing pressure to reduce our carbon footprint, and for very good reason. Our… Read more
9 Tips On Saving Money While Moving House
Eventually you’ll have to move someplace else and usually the move will be expensive and tedious. Here are ten ways to cut the bills while moving to your new home. 1 – Close the deal quick Don’t waste too much time on negotiating and looking for buyers. There are a lot of service that will… Read more
How to Save Money Whilst in a Relationship
Relationships can be expensive! So expensive, in fact, that I think some people contemplate if they’re even worth it. For me, I must say they are worth it. I think relationships are so much more important than money. But even with that being true in my mind, that doesn’t mean you must spend blindlessly… Read more
Is Living in the Country the Right Financial Move for You?
I grew up on a farm in a very rural location. We had livestock, farmland and our closest neighbor was barely within walking distance. What a change from the city life that most people experience in the 21st century. After graduating high school, I moved to a city to go to college. I later… Read more
Why Airbnb’s Are Better Than Hotels
This is a money blog so I’m sure you think I’m going to be raving about the savings. You’re correct! It is dramatically cheaper to go with an Airbnb than a hotel. It’s not uncommon to find a private bedroom at an Airbnb to be one-fifth of what a hotel charges. Furthermore, you get so… Read more
Are you saving enough for retirement?
This post was written in collaboration with Standard Life Savings. I read a pretty interesting article recently on USA Today. It is estimated that millenials will need between $1.8 and $2.5 million dollars(around £1.3 to £1.7 million) to generate the equivalent of a $40,000 annual income in today’s dollar once they retire. That is just… Read more
5 Best Budgeting Apps for 2016
Saving, future planning to be specific is a uniquely humane aspect. We flaunt this skill gloriously while saving/controlling our money expenses viz. budgeting. But budgeting is a tad bit time consuming, plus people nowadays have a knack to do everything on their smartphones. So in compliance to these costumers’s yearning, we have budgeting apps. So… Read more
Tips for saving money that all travellers in Australia should know
I’ve been travelling in Australia for more than 3 months, visiting several cities in New South Wales. (For those of you who don’t know what New South Wales is, it’s the state that includes Sydney). The biggest thing that shocks many travellers here is “oh my God, this is so expensive!” Such sentiment is widely… Read more
How to NOT save money
Saving money is considered a virtue by most of us. However, there is actually a “wrong” way to do it. We all know prices are going up all the time. In fact, the Centre for Economics and Business Research recently stated that the average home price in the UK will increase 25% in the next… Read more
Saving Money On Your eBay Postage
Running your own eBay business can provide a means of bringing in a decent second income, or with some careful planning and good business sense, you can turn it into a full time money making venture. Whether you sell your own products, or you buy from others to sell at a profit, one area that… Read more
How often do you have a no spend day?
I was answering questions to an interview recently (not published yet!) and one of the questions was “what was the last thing you bought?”. Pretty straightforward, but mind you, I had to think long and hard. I hadn’t spent money in the past week or so, and the last time was for food and gas,… Read more