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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How to Teach Kids to Save Money

How to Teach Kids to Save Money is a guest post from Elkyra over at Easy Parenting Hacks   How to Teach Kids to Save Money   Want to teach kids to save money? Saving money is an important life skill that we all need to learn to increase our

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Are “Bargain shops” sabotaging your budget?

Are Bargain shops sabotaging your budget? When I began my debt free journey, I cut my spending in a number of areas including clothes, make up and meals / nights out, and significantly managed to reduce my spending. Great, right? Did I save money? Yes. Did I become debt free?

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Are no spend challenges worth the hassle?

Are no spend challenges worth the hassle? Everywhere I turn, new years resolutions are in full swing, and when you follow the money saving and debt free communities on Instagram, it is inevitable that you will come across a lot of people who have set themselves no spend challenges for

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boxing day sales 2019

Boxing Day Sales 2019: HOW I SAVED OVER £130

If you are a regular reader of my blog you’ll know I always take advantage of the post Christmas sales both online and in person and try and maximise the value of what I’m buying. I have really scaled down buying clothing over the past couple of years as I

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