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 takes a lot (more…)
Helping your children save for the future
The future can look scary for our children partly due to the rising cost of living we face. With house prices rising and even the cost of university going up, what really does the future hold for our little ones?
No one can tell us really (more…)
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 a cold (more…)
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 – £406.55
It was a (more…)
Sometimes you have to just admit that you are getting old… you are “grown up”
Ok maybe at times you don’t behave like one all the time, you laugh when the kids pop off or you laugh at your own jokes but there are times when it gets serious.
Remortgaging *shudders* is one (more…)
The blog has been a bit quiet of late, we are just getting back into a routine and unfortunately working in finance this is our busiest time of the year but this year I really want to make the blog a bit more about us, our lives and our memories. Too (more…)
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 I have (more…)
We are 3 weeks post wedding and it has all calmed down a little… ok that’s a lie I’m still in the post wedding bubble still and loving using the word Husband a lot!
However if you are on the run up to your wedding you are probably stressing over the last (more…)
Kayleigh and Ethan are lucky in terms of we are able to treat them to nice things now and again however recently we have brought into place reward charts and stars for their own way earning getting pocket money so they can appreciate the way money works when it comes to (more…)
Dear Kayleigh and Ethan,
By the time your able to read this I think you’d have some concept of money and how it works.
You see to get the things in life you want that cost money, you have to earn it. Be it through chores, hard work at school or through a (more…)