It’s 2021. Good luck out there friends! Just kidding, it’s going to be a grand year. And as we go into it, here are some of the things which are making my world interesting today. Continue reading Happy Monday (4th January 2021)
In this article I am covering some of the tactics for a no-spend month which will help you not just survive it, but also not feel like you are missing out or need to stock up before and after. Continue reading How to do a no-spend January without making yourself cry every day
I might live in England, but my Christmas table is undoubtedly Polish. And this year, it’s also fully vegan. Come join me in the rabbit-hole of quirky and delicious recipes which you can easily create too. Continue reading Polish Wigilia, but make it vegan?
Some clutter is fine if you like that look. But here’s the thing – items which appear to be in their right place make a room cozy. Item which just sit around make a room messy…and more. Continue reading How to brighten up a space without spending any money
The last time I spoke about managing finances as a couple in 2017. recently, you asked for an update – here it is. Continue reading Finance as a cohabiting couple: update
This Christmas will be a little different, but you can still give gifts if you so wish. If you’re stuck for ideas, here’s my list for the year. Continue reading What this semi-generous financial blogger is giving as gifts this year plus a bunch of gift ideas that are not gimmicky
December is ALMOST here! Are you excited? I am, big time. Not just because of Christmas and the prospect of saying bye to 2020, but also because the end of this year is marking a new beginning for me professionally too. We’ll get into it below. Onward, friend! What I’ve been reading – I now have 4 books on the go. I know, this is … Continue reading Happy Monday (30th November 2020)
‘ve found myself to be heading for a middle-age status overnight and with that a realisation came. As a ‘real’ adult I get to push a lot of the peer pressure aside and focus on just being who I am and spending my money accordingly. So here it is, for your delight, a list of 34 things I have completely stopped spending my money on in my early and now mid-thirties, in no particular order. Continue reading 34 things I no longer spend money on as a salty 34-year-old
This question has bothered me since joining the UK workforce. In a country where money is a hush hush affair and a huge taboo, should you be stepping out of the ranks and discussing how much you make with your peers? Yes, yes you should. But not with all of them. Continue reading Should you talk about how much you make with your colleagues?
This article is about that one time the author had to force the local authority to do work, and it it’s really worth buying an ex-council flat. Continue reading A story of one tree and a cracking wall aka what it’s really like to deal with local councils in England