Month: January 2018

Holiday Gems

It’s that time of year again when I start to think about holiday’s and reflect back on previous years. Last year I had a amazing opportunity. Thanks to a good friends misfortune. The family were all set to fly out on Saturday morning when on the Tuesday my friend discovered her fella of 18 years…


Sunshine Blogger Award

The Sunshine Blogger Award   So on 24th of January having just returned to the ward from theatre after my operation i found out I had been nominated for the sunshine Blogger Award by @LTalkslife    https://ltalkslife.com/ When I first started blogging, I had no idea about the blogging community and how welcoming, supportive and interactive they…


Why organising your money for the future matters

The life expectancy within the UK has increased to 81.60 years according to recent government statistics. https://www.ons.gov.uk/ However as we age we seem to take more care of our health unfortunately the same cannot always be said for managing our financial well being. Whilst it can be argued that the failure to save has to do…


Penny Challange

The Idea behind the Penny Challenge is to increase the amount that you put away each day. However I prefer to do it slightly differently. As towards the end of the year it would get expensive if you are putting away £3.30 then £3.31 then £3.32 my preference is to put what you can away…


Money saving Tips

When it comes to budgeting sometimes its not about making money its about saving the money you have. The tricky part can be knowing where to start and what is going to make a long term difference to the finances. Here are some tips to help you save the pennies.     check you are…


How to create and stick to a budget.

The lives and fiances of millions of people within the UK are so precarious that it is estimated a third of families would have trouble finding £500 for an emergency unexpected bill. With average wages still below where they were eight years ago, it’s hardly surprising so many people are now struggling to make ends…