Managing Money

Do We Really Spend Less on Father’s Day than Mother’s Day?

Do We Really Spend Less on Father’s Day than Mother’s Day?

So like the rest of Great Britain, you probably bought your dad a card and pressie for Father’s Day, but did you spend the same amount as you did on Mother’s Day? While sales still rose, nothing compared to the bump shops get on Mother’s […]

7 Ways to Teach Your Kids About Money

7 Ways to Teach Your Kids About Money

From saving up pocket money to receiving their student loan, it’s more important than ever for our kids to grasp the concept of money. I recently read an article that said that eight out of ten parents think it’s important to ensure their kids know […]

7 Ingenious Ways to Avoid Going Broke as a Wedding Guest

7 Ingenious Ways to Avoid Going Broke as a Wedding Guest

Summer. The season of sun, sea, sand and err….. weddings apparently. Anyone else see that wedding invitation as a big fat invoice hanging over your head? I’m all for celebrating love and what not, but if you’re part of the wedding party especially, then costs […]

7 Ways to Celebrate 7 Years – The Savvy Way

7 Ways to Celebrate 7 Years – The Savvy Way

Today is my 7th wedding anniversary! At the risk of sounding like a cliché, I don’t know where the time has gone nor can I belive what we have done in that time. 4 pregnancies, 2 beautiful girls, 2 houses (not both at once), 4 […]

10 Tips To Help You Budget for Maternity Leave

10 Tips To Help You Budget for Maternity Leave

The week before Christmas I was told I was at risk of redundancy. I was eight weeks pregnant and it was fair to say I panicked. We had already been preparing ourselves for a frugal second half of 2017 as I’d only receive Statutory Maternity […]

Debt-Ridden: How to Get Advice When There’s No End in Sight

Debt-Ridden: How to Get Advice When There’s No End in Sight

Chances are, if you have kids, then you’re probably in some sort of debt. Whether that’s a mortgage, car, preschool fees or just to your local library for book fines. We all have some sort of debt. It’s the hazard of modern day life. My […]

13 Frugal Things All Parents Should Be Doing Right Now

13 Frugal Things All Parents Should Be Doing Right Now

It’s been well documented recently that to raise a child to 21 costs the average parent over £200,000. Gulp! That may sound unimaginable, but how many of us don’t think twice about buying that book the kids have picked up in Asda or splash out […]

39+ Low-Priced Kitchen Staples Every Family Should Own

39+ Low-Priced Kitchen Staples Every Family Should Own

I know I bang on about kitchen staples a lot, and how having a well-stocked pantry not only gives you the option to swap and change your meal plans around but also means you can whip up a meal on the fly in no time. […]

11+ Cheap Activities to do with Kids in the Holidays

11+ Cheap Activities to do with Kids in the Holidays

It may feel like the kids have just gone back to school, but with Easter just around the corner, be prepared for another two and half weeks of entertaining your little ones. Half terms don’t have to break the bank, though! From cheap days out […]

Food Waste: 7 Tips to Help You Save £100 Off Your Monthly Grocery Shop 

Food Waste: 7 Tips to Help You Save £100 Off Your Monthly Grocery Shop 

If I told you I could shave £100 off your shopping bill every month, just by asking you not to throw food away, what would you say? It’s well known that the average UK family throws away at least £60 worth of food a month […]