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Savings and Investments

Can I pay for Christmas solely by freelancing?

Christmas is expensive. Hardly a ground breaking observation, but it’s true. Normally, I keep a strict budget. I know exactly how much money comes in and out each month. Christmas is a bit different. I enjoy treating my friends and family. Currently I’m very lucky and have a bit of spare income each month so […]

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Everyday expenses

The Twenty Percent – November update

We’re in the last month of the year. 2021 feels like it’s been simultaneously the longest and the shortest year. This means it’s time for my penultimate monthly update of the year. Read on to find out what happened in my November update. Each month feels busier than the last at the moment, which probably […]

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Money tips

Your top Christmas money saving tips

Christmas can be expensive. Often we end up spending more than we intend on things we don’t usually need. As it’s December, I thought I’d offer some top Christmas money saving tips, to help you plan for the festive season.

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Money tips

Money lessons from your favourite Christmas songs

I’ve decided to keep up the festive theme this week. My post on what your favourite Netflix shows can teach you about managing your money proved popular, so I decided to apply the same to your favourite Christmas songs.

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Everyday expenses

If Santa Baby were written by money bloggers

I’m well and truly getting into the festive spirit now, if you couldn’t already tell from my personal finance advent calendar. As the holiday season is fast approaching, I decided to take a break from my more serious content to offer some light relief, by reimagining your favourite Christmas songs.

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Everyday expenses

Foodbank Advent – How you can support those in need this Christmas

We all know about, and probably have, Advent calendars. But less of us have probably considered a reverse advent calendar. This year, I’m changing that and will be taking part in Foodbank Advent for the first time.