UK Money

Freelance Life (AKA Doing Everything)

Lisa Francesca Nand | Posted 21.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Francesca Nand

Working for yourself from home, in charge of your time, no daily commute, answering to no-one, jetting off abroad as often as possible... sounds good doesn't it? But what we don't advertise about freelance life is the amount of work that goes into, well, generating work in the first place.

Lidl Is Selling An Aperol Rival Called 'Bitterol' And It Costs Half The Price

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If your tipple of choice is Aperol spritz, listen up. Budget retailer Lidl is selling an Aperol equivalent called Bitterol, priced at a rather pleasan...

Tax And Spend Is Dead

Lee Carnihan | Posted 12.07.2017 | UK Politics
Lee Carnihan

For years I believed the mantra "tax and spend" as though it were a law of physics: indisputable and unquestionable. We have been told that this is h...

Thanks For The Wedding Invite. Now How On Earth Am I Going To Afford This?

Colleen Branch | Posted 07.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Colleen Branch

Whether it's a stylish city wedding or a country barn affair complete with hay bales, you need to be wearing the appropriate attire. Sadly, it's considered socially unacceptable to wear the same outfit to every wedding you attend this summer (you can shake your fist at social media for that one). So here are three brilliant tips to help you keep the cost of your wedding clothes down.

How To Survive Your Quarter-Life Crisis, A Sassy Woman's Guide

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

On paper, you should be having the time of your life in your mid-twenties. You’re on the career ladder, your biggest responsibility is paying your c...

Five Money Decisions To Make In Your 30s

James Jorner | Posted 28.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
James Jorner

To face this kind of situation head-on, you need to return to the biases pointed out by Dr. Shefrin. Do not borrow more than what you are prepared to pay. Also, pros advise paying down smaller balances first. They say this will give you a psychological boost, which in turn will cause you to clear larger balances immediately.

We've All Been DUP'ed: The £1Billion Farce

Lyndsey Stoner | Posted 28.06.2017 | UK Politics
Lyndsey Stoner

It's all a bit embarrassing really isn't it? £1 billion. There's nothing like a bit of transparent corruption among friends is there. My husband...

Why Booking Last Minute Does NOT Save Money And Other Myths Spiking YOUR Holiday Costs

Chad West | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Chad West

It's that time of the year when everyone is aggressively scanning the internet for handy little travel tips before setting off on their summer holiday. With so much content out there - how do you separate fact from myth?

10 Ways To Have More Money For Food

Thomas Church | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Thomas Church

Reduced to clear discount labels in supermarkets can save you a fortune. Every shop is different so ask when they start their mark downs. On average, the biggest price drops are a few hours from closing.

How To Beat Inflation: Three Steps To Make Your Money Go Further

Thomas Church | Posted 16.06.2017 | UK
Thomas Church

Inflation has hit a record high, but can you beat it? Inflation is now over 2.7% and people are feeling the pinch. Some are even whispering the word...

How To Use Behavioural Science To Help Improve Your Financial Health

Jacqueline Dewey | Posted 16.06.2017 | UK
Jacqueline Dewey

It can be tough to maintain good financial health. For many of us, it's not something that comes naturally and can often be just as challenging as improving other factors of our lives such as fitness.

My 20k Diet Coke Addiction Was Harder To Quit Than Smoking, And I Bet There Are Thousands Out There Like Me

Charlotte Burns | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Charlotte Burns

I didn't expect much to come from it (apart from maybe people telling me I'm an idiot), but the response was overwhelming. Hundreds of people contacted me to tell me that they were addicted too. That giving up was harder than smoking and it was making them ill.

5 Steps To Recession-Proof Your Money

Thomas Church | Posted 02.06.2017 | UK
Thomas Church

In the money blogger and personal finance world, a scary word beginning with "R" is popping up more and more: Recession. It starts with a whisper, g...

Avocados Are The New Lipstick!

Vivi Friedgut | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK
Vivi Friedgut

"When I was trying to buy my first home, I wasn't buying smashed avocado for $19 and four coffees at $4 each", Australian millionaire and property mog...

When Money, Status And Power Don't Equal Success

Neel Dhesi | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Neel Dhesi

What isn't remembered or talked about is how much money we made, how big our house was, what car we drove, how successful we were in our career, or anything else acquired through money, status and power, and yet many of us spend a disproportionate amount of our time and effort trying to "succeed" at these things.

Your Psychology Is Costing You Money: Here's How To Fight Back

Thomas Church | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Thomas Church

We need to be critical of our feelings and especially what we imagine them to be in the future, in the context of buying things. Most money saving experts talk about cutting down to save money. They fail to understand why we want it in the first place.

Five Psychological Tricks To Get More Happiness From Your Money

Thomas Church | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Thomas Church

More money does not always bring more happiness. We know that. So how do you get more happiness from the money you do have?

Wedding Stationery Hacks For The Crafty Bride

Holly Poulter | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Poulter

We know. It sucks. You haven't even stepped into a bridal shop yet and you're already wide-eyed at the cost of all the paper you've got to think about. Save the dates, place cards, table plans, escort cards. Not to mention the invitations themselves!

13 Tips To Help Young People Keep Their Money Safe

Clint Wilson | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK Parents
Clint Wilson

While banks and other financial services providers continually work to ensure the bank accounts and financial products that are marketed to children are indeed safe and appropriate, parents can also play a crucial part in helping their children to understand how to manage their money effectively.

Five Tips For Negotiating A Lower Monthly Rent

Lanre Onibalusi | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK
Lanre Onibalusi

Most of us are trying to spend less and save more, and that means cutting back our expenses wherever we can. And what's your biggest monthly expense? ...

Revealed: Eight Genius Money Hacks That'll Save You Time And Money!

Chad West | Posted 18.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Chad West

The holiday season is fast approaching and everyone will soon be stressing over expensive packages, currency transfers and getting to the gate on time.

How To Make Money From Your Car

Richard Laughton | Posted 14.04.2017 | UK
Richard Laughton

Most of us own or need access to a car, but is your car working hard enough for you? A huge 96% percent of the time cars are sitting unused, providing great potential to make some extra cash when you're not driving it. A car can be considered a 'hidden asset', capable of bringing in revenue in a number of ways. Here are five ways that could help you earn some extra cash.

Ways To Make Money Without Leaving Your Bedroom

Jyoti Agrawal | Posted 05.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jyoti Agrawal

Making money at home is more than doable, whether you're a stay-at-home parent, student, or a regular employee looking for ways to supplement your income. All you need is a little creativity, some patience, and the right resources. With any luck, one of the ideas above should be a good fit for you. Just take one step at a time and stay at it - no matter how tough things get.

Happy National Price Hike Day! Here's What You've Got To Look Forward To

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 01.04.2017 | UK

April 1 marks the day dubbed “national price hike day” - when a the price of a slew of day-to-day costs is bumped up. People’s wallets will be h...

This Is The Biggest Strain On Couples In Relationships

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Relationships are full of ups and downs, but there’s one area causing couples more stress than most. New research reveals that money worries are pl...