energy bills

Why Your Energy Bills Are About To Drastically Rise

Doom and gloom I’m afraid, your energy bills are about to rise by anything up to 34%! After a brief spell of falling prices we’re all in for a shock this winter as energy bills rise beyond belief. All but one of the Big Six energy providers have bumped up their cheapest tariff costs since September with only British Gas abstaining…

ground rent charges

How To Avoid Being Conned Into Extortionate Ground Rent Charges

Reading the small print when buying a new-build home is vital if you don’t want to be caught out with extortionate ground rent charges. Ground rent charges kill the sales of homes all over the UK, but how did people manage to get themselves into this situation unknowingly? Well, the simple answer to that is not reading the small…

too good to go

How ‘Too Good To Go’ Wants To Change Our Attitude Towards Waste

If the food is Too Good To Go, why waste it? I have always been disgusted at the amount of food we throw away in the UK, from household waste to commercial. We’re throwing away around 7 million tons of food from our homes every year – believe it or not, that could fill 23 million wheelie bins! Bearing this…

Moving

Why I’m Packing My Shizzle And Moving

Yes, believe it or not, I’m doing my least favourite pastime and moving bloody apartments again. However, as stressful as it is, this time I couldn’t be happier about it. Regular readers of the blog will know I moved last year after my landlord sold up from underneath me. It was exactly what i needed to spur me into…

#GiveOrGift

Make Your Secret Santa Count With #GiveOrGift

Make a difference this year by choosing a charity donation over a Secret Santa gift. The UK Money Bloggers have come together to launch a Secret Santa charity appeal for Christmas. Secret Santa has become more and more popular in recent years and can be a great way to keep the cost of Christmas down between close friends and…

LatestDeals.co.uk

How LatestDeals.co.uk Are Helping Thousands To Save Money

Every day thousands of people search Google for voucher codes, deals and discounts. You know what you want to buy, but being a little savvy, you do a quick search to see if you can save some money. Those sites are usually big, corporate companies with huge budgets for marketing. They take a little bit of commission for every…

landlord

The Hidden Cost Of Being A Landlord

Being a buy-to-let landlord has been a dream of mine, pretty much ever since Homes Under The Hammer first came into my life! However, with the continual rising costs added onto the bills of buy-to-let landlords, it’s something I would need to give careful consideration to when the time comes. I’m here to make money, not lose it. I…

parents

10 Things Your Parents Said You Get Now

How many of these bad boys did your parents use on you? As we grow up our parents love to throw out the odd quip and sarcastic remark to guide us along our way. Things that used to annoy the hell of me now strike a chord as an adult. How many of these have you heard from your…

financial education

What Financial Education I Think We Need: FinCap Week

Are we getting enough financial education? I have long been an advocate of more substantial financial education in schools, so when I stumbled across the Financial Capability Strategy last year I was delighted to see there was finally some groundwork being done to improve matters. This week sees the launch of Financial Capability Week! If you’ve never heard of Financial…

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