It’s Not About The Money

It’s Not About The Money

Last month, I noticed on Twitter that Catherine Morgan was getting excited as she was receiving early reviews for her new book. Being the cheeky person I am, I asked her if I could read the draft copy and write a review for it too! To my amazement, Catherine got back to me and said, “Yes!”. Please note that although I have received a free copy of the draft, all thoughts and comments are my own.  Catherine Morgan is a…

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Tips for saving money at Christmas

Tips for saving money at Christmas

With Christmas only a few days away, I thought this would be a great time to share some of our family budgeting tips on how to keep the finances under control in the festive season! We are naturally a generous family, and we would love to give, give, give! However, without the generous bank account to go with the generous nature, we must be sensible! A few years ago, we would always go over budget around Christmas, which was silly…

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Tips for Saving Energy this Winter

Tips for Saving Energy this Winter

Winter is on the way and energy bills are increasing. If you are concerned about your energy bill this winter, then check out my top tips below to conserve both energy and heat.  Wear warm sweaters and socks It sounds silly but for goodness sake don’t wear shorts and t-shirts and set the thermostat high! Find the lowest temperature that that you are comfortable with wearing warm jumpers and socks, then set your thermostat to that temperature.  Set your thermostat…

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Meaningful Academy – Financial Foundations

Meaningful Academy – Financial Foundations

Back in September I was super excited to receive an email from Pete Matthew, founder of Meaningful Academy, gifting me a Foundations Level membership of Meaningful Academy. As many of you may know, my husband Bob, is most reluctant when it comes to talking about money. He grew up in a home where money wasn’t talked about, plus he suffers from depression, so feels that he’s not worthy of money. It also doesn’t help that he’s a spender (Apple /…

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Borrowed Future – A review

Borrowed Future – A review

Ramsey Solutions has released its first documentary and it’s POWERFUL. I watched it by myself yesterday and I though it was so good that I got the family together to that they could watch it too! We all know that student loans are out there and they are considered ‘normal’. I know that in both the UK and the US, you can take out student loans, however, I didn’t realize that the student loans in the US can be crippling…

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