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Start Saving Money Today these 12 Practical Ways

Unfortunately, how to save money isn’t taught in schools and so most people learn about saving money the hard way. Often after getting into debt, and trying to figure out a way out!

No matter where you are on your financial journey, you need to know that it’s possible for anyone to turn their financial life around. Sometimes all it takes is that first step in the right direction to get things moving in your favour. But, as…

Frugal February Savings Challenge – How Much Have I Saved So Far?

I’m now more than halfway through the Frugal February Challenge – hooray! If you haven’t read my first post on this, you may be wondering what the challenge is all about…

The Frugal February challenge I set myself was to save £250 during the month by adopting as many money saving ideas as I could and living as cheaply as possible. Over the last few weeks, I’ve been trying my best to eliminate all non-essential spending.

So…

15 Frugal Ways To Save Money On Utility Bills In 2019

Is it just me or do you find your utility bills seem to skyrocket during the winter months? It’s important that we do what we can to keep these bills down, which is why I’ve created a list of 15 frugal ways to save money on utility bills. These simple tips and tricks can save you money, reduce your carbon footprint, and help you to feel good about yourself without having to make any radical changes to your…

Save More Money By Not Buying These 8 Things

The Frugal February Challenge to save £250 in 28 days, really has me thinking about my spending habits and behaviour. You’ll be surprised how much money you can save by making little changes in your lifestyle. As I continue on my quest to save more money, I’ve been taking a look at our lifestyle and identified eight things to stop buying in order to save money.

My maternity leave is imminent so these cutbacks are essential as my…

Frugal February Challenge – Save £250 In 28 Days!

What is Frugal February?
The purpose of Frugal February is to adopt as many money saving ideas as you can during the month and live as cheaply as possible. Try to eliminate all non-essential spending and only spend money on necessities. But why February, you ask? Well the main reason for this is February is the shortest month of the year which gives you the best chance of succeeding – plus ‘Frugal February’ has a nice ring to it!

My…

Motivate Yourself To Save Money These 8 Ways

As the first month of the year speedily draws to a close, I know the enthusiasm to achieve those New Year’s resolutions set out at the turn of 2018 for some of us have already started to falter.

Research conducted by Strava, the social network for athletes, actually revealed that Friday 12th January was the day the adrenaline of the New Year faded and motivation was lost. Strava named this day ‘Quitters’ Day’. It’s sad to think that…

Celebrate Valentine’s Day on a Budget These 8 Ways

My husband and I started dating on Valentine’s Day 2010. Very cheesy I know, but at the time I thought it would be cute to wait until Valentine’s Day to make our relationship official! It’s ironic that we chose to get together on Valentine’s Day since neither of us actually care too much for the day – it’s too commercialised, overpriced and overrated!

Chocolate and flowers are cheaper on literally every other day of the year…