I love Christmas but as regular readers know I am also a huge fan of budgeting. It helps me to stay in control of my finances which as a self confessed control freak is extremely reassuring. I wrote here about setting your Christmas budget, so now I'm going to share my tips on sticking to your budget. Top four tips for sticking to your Christmas budget; 1. Get the best deals that you can on Read More.
Christmas is rapidly approaching and for those of you without a money tree in the garden (and if you do have one I'd love a seedling for Christmas) that means setting a Christmas budget. Since I am such a huge advocate of budgeting I have set myself a clear budget for my Christmas expenses. If you fancy doing the same here is my guide to setting a Christmas budget. Setting a Christmas budget; 1. Read More.
This week is half term and I find it pretty tricky making my budget last the week when the children are off school. I tend to spend more on activities, and food, which leaves us counting the pennies towards the end of the week. So with this in mind I am trying to have a budget busting half term to see if we can spend less than normal. Money saving tip of the week:- Don't feel that you have to Read More.
I have been writing money saving posts for my blog for four months now. I love sharing my money saving ideas, tips and recently voucher codes too. To make the posts even more helpful I'm going to introduce a format for these posts. I love a format almost as much as I love a list, it appeals to my uptight organised side and helps me to keep on top of things. So the plan is to each week share Read More.
When I was a child visiting the bank with my granny was a regular ritual. All my elderly relatives would save their £1 coins every week in a jar, then once a month or so we would go to the bank to put the money into my savings account. My favourite part was handing the bank cashier my savings book, standing on my tiptoes to reach the counter, and watching her process the deposit. So when I had Read More.
Discounts are fantastic aren't they, however what they save you in money can cost you in time. That's why I have been scouring the net for the best deals this week. I've had my pixies online, tapping away with their little pixie fingers day and night to save you time and money. First up a deal from The Early Learning Centre, use the code FRVY to get 20% off. Definitely a good time to get a start Read More.
I am the type of money saver who is saving money in order to still be able to enjoy a little bit of luxury. For that reason I love discount codes, it means I can spend on the things I love without overspending. I don't want to keep my love of discount codes to myself so I have decided to start sharing them with you. Each week I will find a share my favourite discount codes with you my fabulous money Read More.