Managing Money

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 […]

How to Stop Spending Money You Just Don’t Have: A Parents Guide

How to Stop Spending Money You Just Don’t Have: A Parents Guide

Sometimes, just telling yourself to stop spending doesn’t work. It may now be a habit, a distresser or your funny way of showing the kids you care. Whatever your reasons, it’s now time to stop and tackle your inner spending monster head on, right now, […]

Car Insurance: 7 Secrets To Saving Money

Car Insurance: 7 Secrets To Saving Money

You’ve probably felt the pinch already, but with car insurance premiums at their highest level, and set to rise further, it’s now been estimated that the average policy costs a staggering £462. We’ve all seen the headlines recently. More rises are coming and are predicted […]