Month: April 2018

Extreme Frugal Living in 2019?  Would you go THIS far?

Extreme Frugal Living in 2019? Would you go THIS far?

Everyone is talking about extreme frugal living in 2019.  Luckily, it seems to be a bit of a natural state for me.  When left alone I will gravitate towards frugal living.  I love anything that saves me money and double points if it is environmentally-friendly too.

 

Over the last few years I (… Read more

Posted by Charlotte Jessop in Eco-Friendly Living, Saving Money, 20 comments
Cheap Parenting Hacks To Save Money (And Be Awesome Parents)

Cheap Parenting Hacks To Save Money (And Be Awesome Parents)

Mr. Pennies and I have two little kids.  They are the motivation behind all we do but we refuse to let them be expensive.  Children have very basics need when you look at it.  They need food, drink, clothes, a wash occasionally and cuddles.  Therefore we choose cheap parenting.

 

When we foun… Read more

Posted by Charlotte Jessop in Eco-Friendly Living, Saving Money, 12 comments
7+ Awesome Side Hustles for Teachers

7+ Awesome Side Hustles for Teachers

Teaching is a tough job.  We haven’t had a decent pay rise in ages, government cuts are draining resources and exam pressure is pushing us to the limit.  I know this because I teach.  I also know that I can’t teach until I’m 68, so I am constantly looking ways to use my teaching skills to generat… Read more

Posted by Charlotte Jessop in Making Money, 12 comments
7 Easy Ways To Save Money And The Planet

7 Easy Ways To Save Money And The Planet

I remember the moment that I decided that this personal finance blog would have an eco-friendly twist.  I had popped to the shops to get eggs and some other things for impromptu cake making session.  I’d dragged my whole family with me for the exercise.

 

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Posted by Charlotte Jessop in Eco-Friendly Living, Saving Money, 21 comments
10 Ways To Save Money This Month And Every Month

10 Ways To Save Money This Month And Every Month

Many of us are looking for ways to save money every month and to widen the gap between the comings in and the goings out.  I absolutely love it!  I get a real kick out of shaving a few pence (or pounds) off that bill each month or even ditching one completely.  And with good reason.  The lower my month co… Read more

Posted by Charlotte Jessop in Saving Money, 10 comments
How I made £900+ in less than 11 weeks (and not from blogging)

How I made £900+ in less than 11 weeks (and not from blogging)

Who doesn’t love a bit of extra money?  I am all about multiple streams of income these days.  I started 2018 determined to fully get to grips with my family’s financial situation and I think I made a good start.  Without leaving my house (mostly) I have managed to make an extra £900 in thRead more

Posted by Charlotte Jessop in Making Money, 0 comments