5 Ways Working Remotely Saves You Money

5 Ways Working Remotely Saves You Money

Today we have a guest post from Daniel over at Slight North all about 5 different ways that remote working saves you money!  I’m a bit of personal finance geek.  I love looking at how much money my wife and I have coming in, how much we have going out, and thinking about ways to increase our net profit to further invest and grow our money.  When we graduated from university back in 2014 with around $58,000 in student loans, I never looked at it as a problem. Instead, I…

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How to live frugally in 2018

How to save frugally

Today we have a guest post from Lauren over at Brit On A Budget who is one of the best money savers out there and has got some great ideas for how to live a much more frugal 2018!  When someone is frugal, it means that they spend less money than the average person. Most people believe that to achieve this lifestyle you need to deprive yourself of necessities and cut out the greatest pleasures in life (i.e chocolate) however, it can be achieved by making the most of your money…

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Why I decided to take out student loans to become debt free

pay off debt with student loan

Today we have a guest post from the fantastic Nicola from over at Savour The Pounds who is here to tell us all about why they decided to take out a student loan to become debt free! For most people working to become debt free and living a debt free life, taking out student loans would be a big no. In fact many are working hard to pay off their student loans. So why have I decided to go against the grain and take out Student loans? Mostly it is because…

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Generation rent left out in the cold when it comes to household bills

Wonderbill Smartphone

New research from WonderBill reveals Brits bill habits, with renters feeling the angst… For the nation of renters, bill time is always bad timing. With consumers hiding from the monthly bills letters – or binging on Netflix to forget about them – new research shows that it is more than a numbers game.  Private renters feel the most negative when it comes to household bills, the recent survey revealed. One third (33%) of Brits who privately rent feel anxious when managing their gas, electricity, water, broadband and TV bills. 29%…

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6 Ways To Save Money on Beauty Products and Services

6 Ways To Save Money on Beauty Products and Services

Today’s post comes from Humaira of Money Savvy Muslim. Covering topics such as making money, saving money and enjoying life from a Muslim perspective.  Beauty is one of her passions, and as a former trained Makeup Artist, she’s sharing her tips on how to save money on beauty and even get paid while you get your beauty fix!   We all love a bargain, and saving money on beauty products and services is usually the last thing we want to do because let’s face it, who can resist the latest…

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The importance of not wasting your retirement

Don't waste your retirement

Today we have a guest post from Li. She’s an amazing money blogger who’s got some hard facts to drop on you all about now wasting your retirement! For all who don’t know me- Hi I’m Li. I write a lot about finances, saving money and my blog, DifferentLi is my journey to Early Retirement/a glorified photo album for my cat. For those of you that have been reading my blog you’ll know that my motivation for saving is as a gift for my future self. The gift of financial…

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8 Simple Life Hacks to Keep Your Finances in Check 

Life hacks for finances

Today we have a fantastic guest post from the always elegant Ellen from over at E L Feelgood’s Vintage all about some simple life hacks you can do to keep your finances in check! Knowing how to keep track of your finances can be difficult so these 8 simple life hacks will hopefully keep your finances in check for you.  While you won’t achieve financial freedom with these, you are going in the right direction. So, check them out and let me know if you do any of them or are…

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Grab some fantastic daily deals with GoGroopie

We all love to save money. Whenever there’s an opportunity to save money most people will go for the deal rather than paying out the full amount. Unfortunately, it feels as though great deals are harder and harder to come by these days.  Luckily for you there is a place you can go to in order to find great deals on everything you can think of. GoGroopie is a leading online marketplace which sells vouchers for discounted goods, services and travel packages. There really isn’t a lot that GoGroopie doesn’t…

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Turning your Combi Boiler into an energy saving smart one with Tado

Tado Smart Thermostat install

Boilers are generally the last thing you want to be replacing in your house. They can cost an absolute fortune as they are generally one of the most expensive parts of your home to replace. We had our boilers for 9 years and before this winter it had generally run OK. It was only in the last 12 months that we have had to ring Homeserve a fair number of times as the boiler would literally stop functioning. On top of that, we also had an ongoing issue where the…

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12 Ways To Save That Nest Egg You’ve Always Wanted

12 Ways To Save That Nest Egg You’ve Always Wanted

If you’re not in the financial position that you’ve always wanted to be in right now, don’t panic. Because when it comes to being good with money and having lots of it, it’s not something that can happen on accident. In fact, if you want to be in a good financial position and have money behind you, it can take a lot of work. It’s definitely not something that you should be afraid of or ever feel is impossible, but it will be something that you need to put your…

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How Co-working Office Space can be Beneficial

making office space in your workplace

More and more companies and people are using co-working office spaces now. There are many reasons for people to use these spaces and more companies are seeing the benefit of using these spaces.  Once seen as a place for freelance workers, co-working spaces are now incredibly popular with everyone – big companies and small – for the benefits that come with using them. Some of these benefits are –  Networking.  Because co-working office spaces include a lot of different people from different companies, you may think that these people have…

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Adapting your Bathroom for your Disability

Adapting your Bathroom for your Disability

If you’re finding it harder to use your standard bathroom because of a disability then you may want to consider adapting it. More and more people are choosing bathroom adaptations in order to stay safe, comfortable and to make sure that they’re able to use the bathroom to its full potential. There are many reasons to adapt your bathroom, but one of the most common ones is disability. When contractors build houses, they usually build them to a standard design which unfortunately doesn’t always include adaptations to make it easier…

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The Importance of Having Insurance

The Importance of Having Insurance

If you work in the legal sector then you’ve probably come across hundreds of different types of insurance. However you may not have thought about having your own insurance. Because you work in the legal world and have many years’ experience of the law you probably think that you can get away with not having it. But it’s especially important for lawyers and those in the legal world to make sure they are covered. Lawyers handle so much sensitive information every day of their working lives. Their legal clients rely…

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How to Save Money on Days Out and Holidays

How to Save Money on Days Out and Holidays

Families often struggle with budgeting for their summer holidays and days out during school breaks. The good news is that you don’t have to spend a fortune if you learn the small tricks only a handful of parents know about. Whether you are planning to go to the beach or visit a popular seaside town for the day, there are plenty of ways you can make your money go further. Below you’ll find a few tips on how to enjoy time with your family more for less. Book Midweek When…

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Choosing a Place to Live That Suits Your Budget

choosing a place to live

Choosing a place to live is one of the most challenging decisions that you can make in your life. And when you are buying a property, it instantly becomes that little bit more challenging. As well as finding an area which feels like home, you also have to think about how your budget is going to stretch to accommodate the move ahead of you. To give you a bit of a hand with this decision, we are going to talk through a few of the points which you need to…

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The Legalities of Buying a House 

Just what are the legalities of buying a house

Buying a house is an exciting time, but if you are a first time buyer it can get fairly confusing. Being a first time buyer, you may not be aware of the legal side of buying and this can leave you feeling lost and ready to give up.  However, there is a lot of information out there designed to help out people just like you. Not only is there advice available online but there are many solicitors out there who specialise in property law and are happy to help people…

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The importance of having Personal Insurance

importance of personal insurance

Personal Insurance  Unfortunately, it is a sad fact of life that bad things will happen. Perhaps you’ll get sick, or have to miss work due to unforeseen circumstances, you may even be in an accident. While we hope that you are fortunate enough to never have this happen, it’s always good to be prepared. That’s where personal insurance comes in.  Most people will have heard of insurance, and probably even have cover on their home or car. This means that you pay a certain amount each month or year and…

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You Can’t Hide From Your Finances Forever!

Hiding your finances

There are a lot of things in life that can cause you anxiety and worry. Your job, your friends, your family, all of these things can be a source of stress from time to time. But there’s no denying that there’s one thing that causes more stress than any other. One thing that millions of people lie awake at night worrying about every single day. That thing is, of course, money. Even if you’re the kind of person who doesn’t think that money is that important to a happy life,…

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What Will Be The Shining Star For Your Finances This Year?

When it comes to finance, we all have our issues. When you’ve been used to drawing the short straw in the finance department, it can feel as if your luck will never turn around. But that doesn’t have to be the case. Because this happens to us all. Even people with large amounts of money will experience some issue or setback in their life. But the most important thing is how you deal with it. Whenever you’re faced with adversity, you can always bounce back. And it’s usually that process…

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Ideas That Could Help You Reduce Life’s Expenses

Life can be expensive at times. Whether you’re a frugal person or not, you most likely spend a lot of money every year on rent (or mortgage payments), utilities, food, gas, clothes, taxes, insurance, and a wide range of other essentials that are either necessary for your wellbeing or imposed by the government. These are necessary costs, but you can reduce the amount you spend on many of those necessities. The answer isn’t to simply stop treating yourself to luxury things; you can save money in that regard too. You…

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