Side Hustles and Tax

Are you confused about which side hustles and tax? This post takes a look at when you need to pay tax on your side hustles and whether you might be affected by the news that Vinted and eBay will now be reporting on seller activity.

How to Know if Your Solicitor is Good Value for Money

This is a sponsored post In the UK, many of us have few dealings with solicitors and are therefore sometimes unsure of what to expect. Because of this, it can be tricky to know if you’re getting your money’s worth. In this article, we’re explaining some of the ways in which you can tell if your solicitor is good value […]

The Unexpected Costs of Smoking

This is a collaborative post It’s easy to assume that the only cost of smoking is the initial purchase. This is no cheap expenditure either. Because of heavy taxation and shipping and handling fees, smokers pay much more. Calculating savings on NHS Inform reveals that, with the average price of a pack of cigarettes amounting to about £13 in the UK, […]

What Are The Benefits Of Insurance?

This is a collaborative post If you’re currently reassessing your budget due to the cost of living crisis, you might be wondering ‘what are the benefits of insurance?’ and is it really something that you need to keep paying for? This post takes a look at some of the reasons why you might need insurance and a few handy ways […]

Should You Ditch Life Insurance To Save Money?

This is a sponsored post With the current economic climate, many of us are looking for ways to save money, and canceling insurance premiums that feel unnecessary could be one way to do that. However, it may well be worth looking at what your life might look like without the safety net of an life insurance payout.

How Do People Achieve Financial Independence?

Would you like to achieve financial independence? If it’s something you’ve been thinking about but aren’t sure where to start, this post takes a look at some of the different types of financial independence and how people go about achieving them.  What Does Financial Independence Mean?   Financial independence means generating enough money through passive income to cover your monthly expenses, […]

8 Awesome Advantages Of Budgeting

If you’re new to budgeting then it might seem a little bit overwhelming, particularly if you have accumulated a lot of debt or aren’t used to being completely in control of your finances. However, there are plenty of advantages of budgeting, so while it may seem stressful at first, once you get the hang of things it should be much […]

Sustainability Vs Frugality

One thing I’ve been thinking about more and more recently is sustainability vs frugality. There are definitely elements of frugality that tie in nicely with sustainability but choosing to be eco-conscious can sometimes be more costly too. Is it possible to do both? Be fully frugal and fully sustainable? I’m not sure it is.

Do No Spend Days Really Work?

No spend days can be really helpful when trying to get your finances on track and many people find them a great way to help be conscientious of their spending. But do they really work in the long term? In this post, I take a look at the pros and cons of no spend days and whether or not they […]