Positive thinking in a tough year

This year has been tough. Possibly the toughest year in fact I can remember. It’s still ongoing and not really something I can discuss on the blog but it’s involved lots of stress, mental health battles and money worries that currently don’t really have any end in sight. However it …

How to survive a cash emergency and save for another one!

Everyone has those days where it doesn’t just rain it pours and if your luck is anything like mine it is always when the pennies are tight! I will never forget the weeks following our car accident when I was pretty much house bound and in the full grip of …

Working from home earnings – June 2016

Following on from our post on working from home earnings from May 2016 I was quietly optimistic that this month would be a good month for working from home. However it has been quiet frustrating if I am honest. Here is how we go on in June. Matched betting – …

Teaching children about saving and budgets

We were recently asked by Thinkmoney to share our views on teaching children about saving and budgets as well as to design our own piggy bank which they kindly provided. Recent research shows that three quarters of parents would like children in primary school to be taught financial education and …