What is PIP and How to Know if You’re Eligible for It

What is PIP and How to Know if You're Eligible for It

PIP is short for Personal Independence Payment. PIP replaced the DLA or disability living allowance as part of the 2012 Welfare Reform Act. While it is similar to DLA in some regards, PIP is different in others. We’ll explain what PIP is, the general eligibility requirements for PIP and explain how to claim PIP successfully. What is PIP? PIP replaces the disability living allowance but shares the same purpose – to provide extra money to cover the higher expenses the person dealing with a disability or their carers face. PIP…

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TOP TIPS FOR SAVING MONEY IN LONDON

TOP TIPS FOR SAVING MONEY IN LONDON

Like most big cities in Europe, London is considered to be an expensive city not many can afford to visit. In fact, for tourists, it’s 20% more expensive than Berlin & 57% more expensive than Lisbon,  Source. But there are ways to save money in London. So, grab your map and take notes. This is what you can do if you want to get the best of London & still be able to pay the bills when you get back home! THE LONDON PASS > ENTRANCE FEES If you’re planning…

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Mental Health and Your Finances

Mental Health and Your Finances

Today we have a guest post from the Charismatic Carl from Wiser Wealthier all about the important connection between mental health and your personal finance. Oh the brainbox, that most complex machine that whirrs away day and night. Responsible for your thoughts, feelings and just about everything else that makes you the person you are. Most of the time this machine works just fine. It keeps you breathing, speaking, eating and doing all that other living stuff. Sometimes though, it doesn’t. As someone who has suffered both the highs and…

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