Let’s talk about debt. And more importantly, how to take control of your debt. Many people are struggling financially at the moment and are finding themselves in debt, some for the first time. Debt can be worrying. But, if by speaking about it and forming action plans, you can take control of your debt. It […]
I was going to post this yesterday to tie in with International Women’s Day. But, why should we just celebrate women on one day a year? Instead, I think it’s important to hear more female voices – particularly in the personal finance industry – all year round. This blog has allowed me to connect with […]
The Budget is coming up on Wednesday, where Chancellor Rishi Sunak will detail his spending plans for the next year.
Ahead of this major announcement, proposals have been leaked, including a plan to offer government backed mortgages with 5% deposits. Young people deserve more than this, and here’s why…
A lot of people say you can make money online. But, do you really believe them? Young people are incredibly versatile and have a lot of skills they can utilise to allow them to actually make money online.
‘What are you giving up for lent?’ This is one of the questions no one wants to hear this year. Instead, to turn it into a positive, I’m choosing giving rather than giving up this year. My favourite quote this year is: ‘We’re all facing the same storm, but we’re not all in the same […]
I can’t believe we’re over halfway through February. This year is simultaneously going incredibly fast and incredibly slowly. It’s been a while since I gave a more personal update, so here is one on my lockdown spending and work. Given the Covid-19 situation, I’m aware I’m very lucky with my current situation. But, I also […]
This lockdown is getting to all of us and life just seems a bit dreary. While you may not feel like doing much, cheap lockdown activities might be just the thing you need.
This week I’m handing over the reigns to Thando from Skilled Finances. By now, I’m sure you all know that I’m a big fan of talking money, so I’m really excited about this post.
Thando will explain why you should talk money with your partner and how this has benefited him and his wife.
You shouldn’t listen to me. That probably sounds like a strange thing for a blogger – or anyone really – to say. But, hear me out on this one.
A lot of the time money bloggers seem to have all the answers and get it right all the time. But, that’s simply not true. We’re all human and we all make mistakes. To boost transparency and show we really are all in this together, I’ve decided to share some of the worst financial decisions I’ve made.