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Why You Need A Life Insurance Policy And What They Mean

I’ve just become an uncle for the second time so it’s time to adjust my life insurance policy again. PK and I have no plans to have our own children, both of us are more than happy with being great uncles! However, it’s important to us that we leave the two littlens something when we’ve popped our clogs and have become…

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6 Reasons I Hate Valentine’s Day (And You Should Too!)

The slushy, mushy, lovey dovey, puke fest that is Valentine’s Day is almost upon us. If you haven’t already guessed, I’m not a massive fan, neither myself, nor PK have a single romantic bone in our bodies. It embarrasses us and generally makes us feel a little sick – sorry to you romantic souls out there but you can’t please…

The image is a picture of a receipt highlighting why you should never throw them away until you have maximized their potential using various mobile apps

What Is Receipt Hog And Why Should You Use It?

I’m always looking at ways to cut the cost of my outgoings and this year I’m making it my mission to pay for as many birthday and Christmas presents with vouchers as possible through a variety of apps, including Receipt Hog. I’ve been looking at ways I can maximise my shopping spend and Receipt Hog is an app that stood…

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DJT’s 365 Day Penny Challenge

You will probably have come across lots of saving challenges, especially at this time of year, but I have adapted the Penny Challenge to suit me and my saving aspirations. In normal circumstances the Penny Challenge works by adding an extra penny to your total per day, for e.g. 1p, 2p, 3p right the way up until you put £3.65…

Christmas might be over but the Amazon scam is still going strong! Fake Amazon receipts are still appearing in people's email accounts designed to trick you by looking like there is a genuine issue.

The Amazon Scam Is Alive And Kicking

Christmas might be over but the Amazon scam is still going strong! Amazon scam receipts are still appearing in people’s email accounts designed to trick you by looking like there is a genuine issue. A friend of mine received one the other day and suggested it’s something I should be letting you all know about, so let’s warm up the Bullshizzle…

The Childrens society Debt Campaign needs our help to ask the goverment to create a breathing space for families in debt to help protect the mental health of children.

The Children’s Society Debt Trap Campaign: My Story

I came across The Children’s Society Debt Trap campaign last week during the UK Money Bloggers weekly live Twitter discussion, Monday Money. It struck a nerve immediately, and to be honesty it brought back some hidden, painful memories. The Debt Trap campaign is raising awareness surrounding the damage that debt can do to a child’s mental health. A child is…

DJT's Minestrone soup

DJT’s Minestrone Soup

This is my tasty, quick and easy take on Minestrone soup and a firm favourite at Thrifty Towers. It’s a perfect winter warmer which can be batch cooked and frozen if you want something you can just take out in a rush. One of the great things about this recipe is you can alter the ingredients to suit your taste,…

Web browsing, email records, even your social media accounts. Big Brother is going to be watching you to make sure you're paying your taxes with the launch of a new 'super computer'

BEWARE! Big Brother Is Coming To Check You’re Paying Your Taxes

Web browsing, email records, even your social media accounts. Big Brother is going to be watching you to make sure you’re paying your taxes with the launch of a new ‘super computer’ Her Maj’s Revenue and Customs are set to unleash a new ‘super computer’ which claims to identify ANYONE who is paying too little tax. The ‘Connect’ system uses…

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