UK Money

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...

Mindful Money - What I Learned When I Lost My Credit Card

Juliet Simmons | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Juliet Simmons

We don't need to have "real" cash in our hands or our pockets so we spend without thinking with just a tap on a machine. I realised that now I was in a situation where I could only spend the cash that was in my wallet I was thinking more about what I was buying and was more aware of what I had spent.

Binary Options Trading: An Explainer

Shihab S Joi | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Tech

Find out all you need to know about the thrilling world of binary options trading and how using a fast, reliable and easy-to-use trading platform can ...

Why I Have No Life

Farida Ahmed | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Farida Ahmed

This is the story behind the teller. I work 7 days a week. I have four (and a half) jobs. I am an academic mentor at a Sixth Form College, a Private Tutor, a Nanny, a Blogger and a Postgrad Student all in one. Honestly, sometimes it feels like I literally have no life.

How To Become An Overnight Glamour Puss

Stella Ralfini | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Style
Stella Ralfini

As you will know if you're over sixty, the lips lose definition, the eyebrows become sparse, the eyes look smaller and our confidence corkscrews. Well, listen up soon to be glamour pusses, I've found a hassle free alternative to applying eyebrow pencil, eyeliner and lip-liner every day. It's called micro-pigmentation cosmetic tattooing. And at seventy, I'm loving it.

How To Teach A Six-Year-Old Girl About Money

Lee Carnihan | Posted 03.03.2017 | UK Parents
Lee Carnihan

Was this a realistic way for her to learn about property and money? Nope. Monopoly is nothing like the real world because everyone starts off on an equal footing in terms of their starting position and share of the money.

The Future Of Financial Education: The Financial Sector Needs To Step-up

Clint Wilson | Posted 02.03.2017 | UK Parents
Clint Wilson

Yet helping young savers stay safe is not the same as helping them become financially responsible. In this regard, the industry could do more. For instance, payment products should ensure that regular balance updates are provided via text or a mobile app to help a child keep on top of their spending.

Thousands Relying On 'Bank Of Mum And Dad' To Afford Cost Of Living With Cancer

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

More than 30,000 middle-aged people are being forced to borrow money from their parents because of the high cost of living with cancer, a new report h...

People Are Pretty Dubious About HSBC'S Claims That 4-Year-Olds Earn Two Grand A Year

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 24.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

HSBC has been widely ridiculed for suggesting that the average 25-year-old could afford a deposit on a house as long as save a quarter of everything t...

How Low Income Families Can Tackle Childhood Obesity

Thomas Church | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK Parents
Thomas Church

The report stated 40% of children in the UK's most deprived areas were overweight or obese compared to 27% in most affluent areas. The health of children in Scotland was declared the worst in Europe.

Divorce Payments Increasing After Decades Apart - What You Need To Know

Liz Allen | Posted 17.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Allen

Divorce sounds pretty final doesn't it? But for some couples that is not the end of the story. There have been a few high profile divorce cases recently where the court has ruled that divorce payments must increase, despite the fact that the couples divorced many years earlier and their children are grown up.

The Great British Benefits Handout: Love Is All They Need

Lee Healey | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Entertainment
Lee Healey

Looking down at people on benefits is unhelpful. It's counterproductive, mean and unnecessary. What families on benefits need right now, in this changing world is love, support and a chance.

How We Survived Financial Crisis. Just

Clemmie Telford | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Clemmie Telford

2016 was a shitty year. The universal reasons hardly need mentioning: politics going tits up. The loss of so many amazing creatives. And of course Bake Off. But for my family and I we also went through a proper deep dark financial crisis.

Are We Looking After The Gig Economy?

Rich Wagner | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK
Rich Wagner

So the next time you're booking a long weekend away, taking a taxi ride or getting some shelves fixed, make sure you play your part to ensure this exciting and evolving industry continues to spearhead the UK economy for years to come.