Saving Money

Why Thrifty Mums Really Don’t Need To Upgrade Their Phones

6 ways to save money this winter

There’s no getting around it… Smartphones are awesome. They’re quite probably the quintessential invention of the 21st century. While mobile phone technology has existed for decades now smartphones have basically put the sum total of all the world’s knowledge into our pockets. Not only can we answer any question, settle any dispute or solve virtually […] Read more…

How to Save Money on Funeral Costs

funeral costs

Firstly, I’m sorry for your loss, assuming that you’re here to save money on a funeral you need to arrange. The last thing you need now is financial stress though. That’s why I wanted to share with you some ideas which could help you reduce funeral costs. The average cost for a funeral is around […] Read more…

Dear Amazon, It’s Not You, It’s Me – An Open Break Up Letter


I got a notification the other day to let me know it was our 10th anniversary of being in a relationship. Ten years of you answering to my every beck and call and yet, something hasn’t been feeling right recently. I’m sure you’ve noticed too. Is that why you’ve started to pay more attention when […] Read more…

5 Common Surprise Costs & How To Handle Them – Choose Wisely

5 common surprise expenses

Although you may be managing your monthly budget carefully and living within your means, there’s always a chance that an unexpected bill could suddenly crop up. With no wiggle room in your budget, no savings and potentially less-than-perfect credit, you may feel overwhelmed. However, being prepared with a plan will ensure that you won’t stumble […] Read more…