Foodbank Advent Challenge 2020

Take part in the UK Money Blogger’s Foodbank Advent 2020 2020 has been a tough year for many of us, with millions of jobs affected by lockdown and Coronavirus. Shocking figures from the Trussell Trust show that 1.9 million people accessed foodbanks in the 12 months BEFORE the pandemic, and

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6 Things to Buy Secondhand (other than clothes)

I am a recent convert to charity shop fashion after taking part in SecondHand September. However I have been selling and reselling on ebay for over a year now, and around 80% of my listings are not clothing, bags or shoes. Whether you are shopping for yourself, or for reselling,

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6 Essential Tips For Buying Secondhand Clothing

Oxfam’s Secondhand September campaign is well underway, and where I’m not usually a fan of organised alliteration months, this was one campaign I wanted to be involved in. Why Secondhand September? First and foremost, when I began my debt free journey I pretty much kicked the habit of buying clothes.

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Ways to save money at Center Parcs

Wait…save money at Center Parcs?! I know, the title of this is a bit of an oxymoron, as if you are on a tight budget then Center Parcs is probably not top of your list for a budget UK break. However, the whole philosophy of my blog is to be

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debt free

We’re debt free- What next?

If you’re currently at the end or nearing the end or your debt free journey then first of all, congratulations! Becoming debt free is an amazing feeling. However, you may be concerned at knowing what to do next to ensure you don’t slip back into old habits. The Dave Ramsey

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