Tag Archives: savings

7 Ways to Support a Friend in Debt

/ September 1, 2018

I recently wrote about reasons why people may not support your debt-free journey because I sadly heard from numerous people on social media that friends and family members were not being helpful on their quest to improve their life. I’m constantly inspired by people online and in my life who continue to work on themselves whether it’s to become healthy, quit…

How to Save 70% on Your Food Bill | Buying No Frills

/ August 11, 2018

When I was young, I asked my Mum why some of the cereal boxes in the supermarket were plain white with just the writing on when others were bright and colourful. My Mum told me that it was because the supermarkets had to pay more for coloured ink so it was cheaper for them. Now I don’t know if she…

My Money-Saving Lunchbox

/ July 25, 2018

Back in May I posted about my money-saving lunchbox on my Instagram (Click here!) and it had such an amazing positive response that I thought I would write it up in a post for those who don’t follow me on Instagram (which you should as I daily post frugal lifestyle tips!) My lunchbox has saved me so much money over…

How To Be Honest About Your Finances

/ June 6, 2018

The great thing about your bank account is that it is 100% private and it is your decision with whom you share that information. In this modern social media driven world, everyone knows everything about each other. In one of the novellas, Sherlock Holmes was able to conclude the wealth of a man by his hat. Nowadays, the richest of…

10 Tips For Selling on eBay

/ May 26, 2018

Making money on eBay from tat around the house has to be the best way to make money. You’re earing some extra cash and de-cluttering! For someone like me who is looking to buy a house soon, downsizing and making money ticks both boxes. There are plenty of sites these days to flog your items however eBay is arguably the…

A Beginners Guide to Credit

/ April 18, 2018

Like a lot of people reading this, I had credit card debt. This is a mistake I will never make again and it doesn’t take a lot to understand credit history and why it can effect your life. This is a beginners guide to understanding credit scoring and how to get the most out of it. Credit scoring is an…

Why Some People Won’t Support Your Debt-Free Journey

/ April 7, 2018

There are a variety of reasons they might pass comment or roll their eyes when you’re talking about your budget – mostly down to shame about their own expenses or jealousy of what you’ve achieved. These people exist and they won’t be going away so unfortunately it’s down to us to tolerate them without letting them get under our skin.…

How to Find Cheap Holidays | By ‘Mattress to Maison’

/ March 28, 2018

Bryony Jane Hill from the money saving blog ‘mattresstomaison’ recently wrote this amazing guide on how she finds budget holidays. If you’re already following her Instagram, you were probably been wondering how she does it! So read this post below and save yourself some money on your next vacation.

11 Ways to Get Discounted Theatre Tickets

/ March 28, 2018

I have always liked live theatre and especially loved musical theatre. To date I’ve only paid full price a handful of times as I’ve built up knowledge of discounted tickets and offers. Here’s 11 ways to buy thrifty theatre tickets…

How To Make A Little Extra Money This Month

/ December 6, 2017

Christmas can be very expensive! Besides setting a budget (and sticking to it), some of us need a little bit extra money to cope with Christmas. Below are my pro tips for making some pounds in December…

How to Have a Spend Free Weekend

/ November 10, 2017

A #spendfree weekend is self explanatory; it’s a weekend where you spend nothing! I recommend you have at least 1 – 2 per month to live more frugally. It’s a lot of fun, is great for the budget and can get really creative…

How to Climb Out of Debt | An Interview With A Recovered Debtor

/ November 3, 2017

Getting into debt is a long downward spiral that can seemingly have no end. One of my closest friends Mike fell deep into this spiral whilst we lived together in London. I witnessed him spend money he didn’t have, max out credit cards and borrow payday loans. But I also saw him bounce back, pay off all his loans and begin a…