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A year of blogging – the highlights

It is my first blogging anniversary. In this year of blogging, I’ve published over 80 posts and tried to help young people be more aware of their money and empower them to take control of their finances. The past year has gone so quickly, and I’ve learnt so much. I can’t believe how little I […]

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Everyday expenses

New Financial Year – How my last year went

This week marks the start of a new financial year. Given this year hasn’t offered many reasons to celebrate so far, I think a new financial year merits a celebration. My next post is going to focus on my top tips to start the new financial year as well as possible – let me know […]

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10 Women on Why Personal Finance is Important

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 […]

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An Update – Lockdown Spending and Work

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 […]

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Everyday expenses

Everything you need to know about paying tax on your side hustle

I’m not saying this to boast about the income, just to explain the thought process behind this article. Having gone through the process of registering as self-employed and paying tax, I know it can seem daunting and stressful.

As so many people have started side hustles recently, I thought this post could help others who may be finding themselves in a similar situation.

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Six Tips for Talking Money With Your Partner

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.

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The worst financial decisions I’ve made

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.

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Savings and Investments

Why you need to understand financial risk

A lot of people ask me how to start investing. It’s great to see so many people engaging more with investing, but it is important to fully understand the risk first. That’s why this post is going to focus on financial risk.

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Money bloggers takeover special: Lockdown lessons

England has gone back into lockdown and this time it seems harder than before. The weather is colder and the evenings darker, meaning motivation can be harder to find. This is why I’ve decided change the format of my monthly money bloggers takeover to offer some lockdown lessons and productivity tips and tricks.

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Talk Money Week – Why we all need to talk more about money

Money dictates so much of our lives: how we live, how we spend our free time, even what we eat and drink. But, despite its obvious dominance, we simply don’t talk about it. This doesn’t mean we shouldn’t, however. We all need to talk about money more with our friends, family and colleagues.