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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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Money tips

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.

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‘Rule of 6’ – 6 steps to save more money this Autumn

The government has doubled down on its ‘rule of 6’ approach to social distancing. As this phrase looks set to dominate this Autumn, I decided to apply it to your finances too. This post will detail my ‘rule of 6’ – 6 easy to follow rules to help you save more money this Autumn.

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Savings and Investments

Home Ownership 101 – A guide for a first time home buyer

One of the most common topics I get asked about on this blog is home ownership and tips for buying a house. For a first time home buyer the process can be very daunting but this rarely deters people. Therefore, I’ve decided to run a series of posts on buying your first home and the […]

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Savings and Investments

5 key money lessons from Netflix

I’ve long held the controversial opinion that you learn more about the world and society from fiction than non-fiction. The same is true for TV and film. This means you can learn key money lessons from Netflix. While watching Netflix, I started thinking about what I could learn from some of the series I’ve watched. […]

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Banking Everyday expenses

Providing for your pawsome pals

Pets can bring so much joy to everyone’s lives and can make a home feel complete. However, they do come at a cost. Therefore, like all financial decisions, they need to be carefully considered and planned for before they arrive. This post will tell you how to provide for your pets. From food to vet […]

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Banking Savings and Investments

What I wish I knew earlier | Money bloggers takeover

One thing that’s amazed me since starting this blog was the breadth of knowledge of the money blogging community, so, rather than keep all these new insights to myself,  I thought I’d share some money bloggers’ insights with you all. A key feature of many posts is about financial education and what people wish they […]

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Covid-19 income

Summer Statement: What does it mean for you?

It’s no secret that coronavirus has been damaging to the economy and many have suffered and will continue to suffer as a result. Pressure has been mounting on the government to increase their economic response. They delivered in a Summer Statement or mini budget on 8th July. As we move into phase two of the […]

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Savings and Investments

Five tips for investing during a recession

About a month ago I took the leap and made my first investment. Investing during a recession is difficult at the best of times. It’s even harder now because the recession has been caused by a global pandemic, which is unprecedented, and no one knows how it is going to play out in the long […]

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Banking

To credit or not? – Should you get a credit card?

A lot of personal finance bloggers, particularly those pursuing financial independence, are strongly against credit cards or having any form of debt at all. While there are good arguments for this, personally I don’t think it’s quite as simple as that. The question of should you get a credit card is personal but this post […]