cost of living
There's been a "squeeze on spending for fun" 😬
Desperate times have called for desperate borrowing measures - or, these measures have become so common, they don’t seem so desperate anymore
In short, consumers are being duped by the private healthcare sector.
I know first-hand that there are Birmingham students who spend every spare hour in part-time work and still struggle to make ends meet
'People are being pushed to breaking point'
I've been talking a lot recently, along with everyone else, about the rise of the digital nomad. The ability to earn a living doing what you love while travelling, is such an alluring prospect that it's hardly surprising that so many people are now taking advantage of the opportunities that the combination of modern technologies and freelance working bring.
Something I hear a lot from people is that they would love to shop more ethically, but ethical clothing is just too expensive. And I do get that. When money is tight it's only natural to want that budget to spread as far as possible.
I guess there will be a number of circumstances where I will not be able to avoid the so called pink tax, but I know that women certainly need to be weary of the pink packaging. Don't be fooled.
I recently created a money saving website. It's grown from 0 - 10,000 in a month and a half. That sounds impressive. But
Can we for once give the young people of today a break? Is it not enough that their parent's generation butchered the economy with their excessive borrowing and greedy bankers to the point where the majority will never be able to afford their own house? Should't they get this time to enjoy themselves when the harsh reality is that this is probably as good as it's ever going to get for them?