How to make your money go further each month

  Tips to make your monthly money go further There’s nothing quite like pre-payday blues. When you’re getting towards the end of the month and realise you haven’t quite got enough cash to keep you covered, life can be pretty stressful. Living paycheck to paycheck is no way to live, especially when you don’t have …

Frugal and free summer activities

Frugal and free summer activities

With the summer holidays approaching, if you’re anything like me (and it’s only my first year when any of my children have been at school!) you might be starting to wonder how on earth you’re going to keep the children entertained for all those weeks. Having three children, I know that a lot of activities …

Insurance, do you really need it?

Do you really need insurance?

Homes, cars, travel, contents, accessories, appliances, mobiles….there are so many insurance options you could take out, but what insurance do you really need? Insurance is one of those things where you can sometimes feel like you’re just throwing money away without ever getting anything in return, and it can make you reluctant to want to …

How to save money meal planning

Meal planning is one of the easiest and most effective ways to start saving money and reduce your grocery spend. If you’re struggling to make savings or think of ways to free up extra money, meal planning is a great place to start. Put simply, meal planning is just deciding what you’re going to have …

Frugal living tips

Frugal living tips to save money everyday

It’s always great when you can manage to free up some money by being able to reduce your monthly budget. These simple frugal living tips should help to make everyday savings and cut down your expenses. There are so many ways you can be a little more frugal in order to make some extra savings; …

How to get freebies and cashback on your grocery shoppig with supermarket cashback apps

How to get cashback on your grocery shopping

I’ve been using cashback sites for years to earn cashback on my online shopping, but it’s only recently in the last year that I started to use supermarket cashback apps. These are apps that you can use alongside your grocery shopping, in order to make a little bit of  money back. With these and the …

Best US money saving apps

The Best US Money Saving Apps – guest post

There are so many apps out there that we can use on our phones and tablets to make our lives easier, apps for saving, investing, apps to help you budget better and get out of debt. There are literally hundreds to choose from.  In this guest post by Lisa from Deal Meisters, she kindly rounds …

5 Simple ways to save pounds on your grocery shop

How to save money on your grocery shopping – Guest post by Melissa from Skinny Spending

Today I’m really happy to share my very first guest post from the lovely Melissa over at Skinny Spending.  Melissa blogs about living a full fat lifestyle on a low cal budget and today she’s sharing her top 5 tips for saving money on your grocery shopping. How I save money on my grocery shopping …

Do you really need a tv licence?

Could you live without your TV licence?

TV Licence fees increased last month from £147 to £150.50 per year. It’s one of those things that a lot of people see as a necessary expense, and that the TV Licensing people make you think you absolutely must have or risk prosecution. But do you really need one? It might be worth considering whether …