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 how to manage money but …

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 start ramping up quicker than …

The Proof is in the Pudding: Healthy Food Really is More Expensive

We’ve all heard the cliché right? That to eat healthily you need to spend big. Turns out, it’s not quite a cliché after all. Eating right really does cost you more. So when the IEA recently realized a document stating that eating healthy is cheaper compared to junk food, I could …

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 Pay (SMP) but now we …

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 biggest fear though is the …

Paultons Park Season Pass – Economical or Excessive?

We all love the feeling of going out for a day’s entertainment for free. I am from Southampton and around us there are various places which are completely free and provide a great day out. However, we have exhausted them and I am now looking for other places to go. …

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 on lunch on a day …

11+ Cheap Activities to do with Kids in the Easter 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 to tricks and deals plus …