Christmas

Learning To Say No Will Be The Best Gift To Yourself This Christmas

At this time of year many personal finance bloggers will be giving out lots of great money saving advice and tips to help you get through Christmas. That’s fantastic, it’s what we’re here for. However, I’m here to change things up a bit. What if you could learn to say no that little bit more? Although I don’t have…

Paypal Fraudulent activity

How To Deal With PayPal Fraudulent Activity On Your Bank Account

This  morning I walked into a raft of emails in my work account. I have my eBay and PayPal linked to works email as it’s the one I tend not to ignore and check most frequently. Well, to say what I saw was a shock is an understatement. Over the weekend I have been the victim of PayPal fraudulent…

credit limit

How Much Of Your Credit Limit Should You Use?

I was recently contacted by one of my good friends who was quite literally foaming at the mouth in anger. One of the best thing about being a personal finance blogger is a year down the line people are choosing your blog posts for you!  To improve his credit score he had taken out a high interest credit card…

Matched Betting

No Time? No Money? No Problem! Start Matched Betting

If you’re already starting to panic about how you’re going to stretch your money over Christmas and to the end of January, matched betting could well be the answer to you enjoying a financially stress free Christmas. Christmas can leave us all with a financial hangover. The cost of presents and the various functions we’re invited to can leave…

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…

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