Summer UK Day Trip Ideas on a Budget

Summer UK Day Trip Ideas on a Budget

It’s summer. The kids will soon be out of school, if not already, which means one thing: expensive holidays. Prices of going away skyrocket during the 6 weeks holidays meaning that people can get priced out of having a good day out. In order to find the best deals, you will likely need to find…

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How a Personal Loan Can Help You Pay off Debt and Build Credit

How a Personal Loan Can Help You Pay off Debt and Build Credit

According to the ONS, average household debt in the United Kingdom has reached £13,000, excluding mortgages, which takes it to record levels. Total unsecured debt in the UK in the three months to the end of September 2016 stood at £349 billion, which also is an all-time high. London has emerged as the debt capital…

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7 Good Reasons You Should Take Out a Personal Loan

7 Good Reasons You Should Take Out a Personal Loan

If you’re like most people you’re probably reluctant to take out a personal loan because it puts you under an obligation to a third-party and you’ll lose money on the interest. But while this is a good rule of thumb, it’s not something you should be rigid about. Since personal loans are unsecured, you don’t…

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Married life after the big day — what are the costs that lie ahead?

Married life after the big day — what are the costs that lie ahead?

With the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle fresh on everyone’s minds I thought it would be very topical to talk weddings! The big day is special, but the part that comes after is what one should really focus on. If you think weddings are expensive you should consider the happily ever after.…

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The Benefits of Writing Top Notch Content + 3 Content Marketing Tips

The Benefits of Writing Top Notch Content + 3 Content Marketing Tips

Updated 30 November 2018  Being a full-time writer (and/or blogger) is hard work, isn’t it? YES, I hear you say, but it’s also immensely rewarding. Growing up, if anyone told me I could make a (fairly decent!) living typing on a computer I would have scoffed. The internet was in its infancy and creating written…

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Travelling While In Debt – 4 Golden Rules

Travelling While In Debt – 4 Golden Rules

Time flies, doesn’t it? When I think of what I was doing this time last year, it feels like it was only a few short months ago. The older I get, the faster time seems to move! All the more reason to seize opportunities when they appear. Take travelling as an example. Almost everyone between…

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Why Preventing Water Damage To Your Property Is So Important

Why Preventing Water Damage To Your Property Is So Important

The end of the infamous ‘Beast from the East’ brought a temporary spurt of warmer weather that we all enjoyed, even if it only lasted a few days! But it’s still spring and we all know that cold, wet and turbulent weather is always on the cards on these shores. The huge amount of rain…

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Simple Ways To Make Your Income Go Further

Simple Ways To Make Your Income Go Further

It’s hard to improve your personal finances when you feel boxed in by your salary and the unavoidable costs of living. However, your income can take you further than you think if you reconsider the way in which you use your money. You might be wasting a lot of your earnings on a daily basis…

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How to Make Extra Money Whilst Working Full Time

How to Make Extra Money Whilst Working Full Time

As the cost of just about everything rises but our paychecks stay the same, it’s more important than ever to find ways to make some extra money when you have a full-time job. Adding a part-time job in addition to a 40+ hour work week is challenging and not a possibility for some. But, if…

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Simplifying Online Returns – How to Find the Number You Actually Need

Simplifying Online Returns – How to Find the Number You Actually Need

How many times have you gone out to do a run for necessities and come back with a trolley full of things that you really don’t need? Yeah, me too. I wouldn’t call myself a slave to consumerism, but yes, I do enjoy a bit of shopping. I suppose whether you enjoy it or not…

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6 Major Benefits of Investing in Gold and Silver Coins

6 Major Benefits of Investing in Gold and Silver Coins

They say that ‘All that glitters isn’t gold’. Not least because what glitters could be silver, bronze or anything else that shines, for that matter.  We know that gold and silver are two of the most precious metals on earth. But perhaps what is best about them is that they both relatively affordable. It’s not…

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How to Repair Your Credit Rating in 3 Easy Steps

How to Repair Your Credit Rating in 3 Easy Steps

Spring, as a season, has a great energy of renewal and replenishment.  It’s a time to get things in order from having the traditional Spring Clean to taking care of the garden and starting to exercise outdoors now that the lighter nights will soon be on their way. Spring, of course, is also known as…

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6 Good Reasons to Have Burial/Funeral Insurance

6 Good Reasons to Have Burial/Funeral Insurance

Death. It’s an inevitable part of life and one that maybe we should be more conscious of. From wills to burial insurance, if we invest a little bit more time during our lifetime to sort out our final affairs we can ensure that our family doesn’t have even more to handle after we depart. There…

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Simple Changes for Keeping Costs Down in 2018

Simple Changes for Keeping Costs Down in 2018

Sometimes we think with our hearts and not with our heads, with most people having already given up on their New Year’s resolutions, namely 80% of people failing by February and regretting it instantly. One of the most common New Year’s resolutions is to cut down on spending, and although this sounds achievable, if you don’t…

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