o2 priority hack

O2 Priority Hack: Get Freebies Without Being An O2 Customer

I do love freebies and discounts and the O2 Priority hack has just added a few more to the list! There’s a way for us all to enjoy the benefits of O2 Priority Moments without the need to be an O2 customer. Deals including £5 main meals at Pizza Express and free hot drinks from Caffé Nero. Under normal…

food wastage

Food Wastage UK: Why Are We Binning So Much Good Food?

We live in a country where 20,247,042 meals were given to people in food poverty between 2013/14 by the three main food aid providers, yet the total UK food wastage is as huge as ever. 50% of of the total food wastage in the UK comes from households – seven million tonnes of food slung into the bin. The most…

Black Friday

How To Get Through Black Friday Like A Boss

Black Friday madness is set to strike the UK and if last year is anything to go by it’s going to be busy, both on the high street and online. Last year we spent a massive £3.3bn over Black Friday weekend with 1.4m people putting themselves into debt to do so. In fact, 15% of millennials said they put…

Halloween

Why I’m Bringing Halloween Back To The Nineties

As a kid I used to love Halloween. My mum was absolutely kick ass at making decorations and costumes and she saw it as a way of getting us all sat down spending time with each other – no mean feat when you have two brothers who have hated each other since birth! How times change. Fast forward to…

home heating tips

10 Top Home Heating Tips: For Winter Is Coming

Jon Snow has been warning us for ages, winter is coming and it’s time we started talking home heating tips! I don’t know about the rest of you but I’m already freezing cold and dying of man flu, it feels like I’m living outside in a cave in this rubbish flat. The dark nights are drawing in **sighs** and…

upside down fiver

Upside Down Fiver Fire Sale: Have You Bagged Yourself A Bargain?

The influx of new fiver sales on eBay show no sign of slowing, you can now buy your very own upside down fiver! I’ve not lost my marbles, honestly. After the rush to buy the new five pound notes with the first batch AA01 serial numbers, followed by last weeks AK47 serial numbers taking eBay by storm, there’s a…

emergency fund

What I Would Do Without An Emergency Fund

22% of the UK population said they would need to borrow money to meet a £200 unexpected expense due to the lack of an emergency fund. Until the start of this year I had absolutely no money saved in an emergency fund. I had no debt, but I lived month-to-month, spending frivolously without too much thought to an emergency….

You hear the postman drop off your letters, you notice one that stands out - nooooooooo it's a utility bill! Having spent the last 11 months in a flat that has the bills included, I have to say it's been a welcomed break from seeing a utility bill. However, a recent survey by icount Money indicated that many Brits are struggling to keep up with the never ending rise in costs. On the infographic below you can see just how bleak this situation has got for many.

Why Brits Dread Seeing A Utility Bill

You hear the postman drop off your letters, you notice one that stands out – nooooooooo it’s a utility bill! Having spent the last 11 months in a flat that has the bills included, I have to say it’s been a welcomed break from seeing a utility bill.  However, a recent survey by icount Money indicated that many Brits…

supermarket vouchers

There Is No Such Thing As Free Supermarket Vouchers

Scammers are out to take your money using your phone as a direct link to your bank account – ladies and gentlemen the supermarket vouchers scam is back in time for Christmas! If you haven’t already seen the supermarket vouchers scam on social media, it surely won’t be too long. The scam basically offers the promise of a £500 supermarket…

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