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Should you use Buy Now Pay Later?

A few weeks ago, I took part in a UK Money Bloggers conversation about Buy Now Pay Later. Companies like Klarna are everywhere now and there’s a lot of strong opinions about them.

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5 personal finance mantras you should ignore

I’ve been struggling this week. Whether it’s burn out, tiredness, Covid-related anxieties, or a combination of all three, I’m not sure. When I feel like this, certain phrases or ideas annoy me much more than normal, which led me to compile a list of 5 personal finance mantras you should ignore. The Twenty Percent is […]

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The Twenty Percent Challenge – June update

It’s been a month since I launched The Twenty Percent Challenge. I admitted I was terrible at saving money and made a plan to change this. To keep myself accountable, I also promised to give monthly updates. To put these updates in context, and hopefully make them more interesting to read, I’ll use them to […]

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Simple tips to save you thousands in later life

bout. It’s also not something you need to panic about when you’re in your 20s and early 30s, but it should be on your radar. That’s why I’m sharing some simple tips that might help you save you thousands in later life.

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Chesham and Amersham by-election – The Green Party

Today, I am feature Carolyne Culver, the Green Party’s candidate in the by-election on 17 June. With issues like HS2 at the forefront of the election, Carolyne is hoping a victory will send a strong message to the government and help stop HS2.

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Chesham and Amersham by-election – The Liberal Democrats

This post is the latest instalment in my by-election series where I will interview the candidates standing in Chesham and Amersham this month.
Today, I spoke to Sarah Green, who is the Liberal Democrat’s candidate in the Chesham and Amersham by-election. The Lib Dems are hoping to challenge the Conservative strong hold in the constituency and said campaigning is going very well.

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I’m terrible at saving money…

I was watching Martin Lewis’ Extreme Savers the other day. Watching people forage in the wild for herbs and berries made me realise something… I’m terrible at saving money.

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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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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 […]