4 Easy Ways To Save A Little Extra

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We could all do with a few extra pounds in our pockets, couldn’t we? Whether you are struggling to make ends meet or you are saving up for that once in a lifetime family holiday, today we want to share with you 4 easy ways to save a little extra each month. Print off the bank statements With most of us banking online now, it can be easy to lose track of any spending. That is why our first suggestion… Continue Reading “4 Easy Ways To Save A Little Extra”

How Not to Let Baby Derail Your Retirement Planning


New babies are an adorable, lovable, miraculous way to stress out parents. There will be good days, like when baby takes the first steps. Then there will be bad days, like runny noses and fevers. One constant that can begin even before baby’s arrival is the stress a new baby places on a family’s budget. The list of “must haves” seems endless: nappies, clothing, nursery set up, toys, meals, medical care, on and on in endless progression, always changing as… Continue Reading “How Not to Let Baby Derail Your Retirement Planning”

Saving Up for a Holiday

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Last year we were lucky enough to win a holiday with Mark Warner and had a fabulous time away in May at their Sea Garden resort in Turkey where the kids got to learn to sail and windsurf and us adults got to try Scuba diving for the first time. It was our first beach holiday abroad since our honeymoon 10 years ago and it really showed us what we were missing. Much as I love the UK and seeing… Continue Reading “Saving Up for a Holiday”

Win 1 of 10 Joulo Energy Saving Technology Devices


With energy prices always in the news, it is important that we understand our energy usage in order to reduce our energy bills and save money. I have recently been introduced to a very clever device called Joulo, which provides personalised energy advice on how to save energy by remotely and digitally logging how much energy your devices are using. It sounds complicated but Joulo can help you save energy in three simple steps: Record Place Joulo on top of the… Continue Reading “Win 1 of 10 Joulo Energy Saving Technology Devices”

How to Thrive On a Single Income

Financial stress: it’s something we all have to deal with at some point in our lives. For many though, it doesn’t end when you graduate from university. In fact, when you have children and your household income is drastically cut, money problems can feel like a persistent burden to carry. So, how can you have it all? Is it even possible in a country as expensive as ours? I would argue it is, but it comes at a cost. These… Continue Reading “How to Thrive On a Single Income”