It’s time to take stock and share my net worth update for the year 2021. With it, I am sharing my financial adventures and misadventures. Buckle up, it’s been an intense year. Continue reading Putting my money where my mouth is? Annual net worth update and 2021 summary – with real numbers.
Good day and Happy Christmas, New Year and any day that you are reading this post on. I am writing this on Christmas Day because Omicron has somewhat dismantled our plans to spend the time with our family (who lives abroad on both mine and Mr’s side) and I needed an activity to keep my brain from spinning. Well, I picked somewhat poorly, because planning … Continue reading Getting to grips with financial planning and personal money goals for 2022
tell you to go out and spend a bunch of cash. However, there are some items in my life which I have grown to appreciate over the years of use and they certainly are worth the price paid. Continue reading Five premium items that turned out worth the price
Don’t let the famous Mykonos prices put you off. You can have a good time on a budget. Here’s a list of restaurants that will not break the bank. Continue reading Eating my way through Mykonos
I’ve recently come to realise that some people are treated as piggy banks by their adult children, relatives, friends and even random acquaintances. And I truly think that we all deserve better. Continue reading How to keep your boundaries and still be a crowd pleaser: the financial edition
While I love the idea of second-hand, I am not one to visit charity shops. I don’t know why – I always had a preference for buying directly from the person getting rid of the items. And while I have had a lot of experience with eBay through both buying and selling used items, it’s time to spotlight Vinted. Let’s divide this article into two … Continue reading I refreshed my summer wardrobe through Vinted – here’s what’s worth knowing about the platform
I am distinctly sarcastic IRL, and sometimes a little of that side of me seeps into my social media. Talking about saving in a high expense environment tends to bring that side of me out. And right now we’re heading in for a perfect storm in the UK, or at least in London. As the pandemic restrictions are being lifted, the economy is not just … Continue reading How to save money in London
Some things cost what they cost and there isn’t much you can do, unless you change your life drastically. But what if the changes were small and easy? What could you do with weirdly specific £1,057.50 extra in your pocket per year? Continue reading What you’re likely paying too much for and how to fix it
I moved house. It was an adventure and in this article I am covering how much the adventure cost. Continue reading Finally home.
Landlording in the UK comes with a list of legal requirements and particular challenges. Learn how to get the basics right in this article. Continue reading How to be a landlord in England