Saving Money

A selection of articles focused on saving money.

Why Autumn Is The Perfect Time To Save

Why Autumn Is The Perfect Time To Save

Although now it may feel as though we are still deep in the throes of summer (as teacher I am acutely aware of this), autumn is not too far away.  This may seem like a negative but autumn is a magical time of year and it also presents the perfect opportunity to save some money.  Take a look at my ways to save … Read more

Posted by Charlotte Jessop in Saving Money, 10 comments
Christmas is coming!  Is your budget ready?

Christmas is coming! Is your budget ready?

The Sun is shining, my front lawn has dried to a crisp, and we’ve just had the Summer Solstice so I am asking you this question: “are you financially prepared for Christmas?”  Yes I’m being serious!

 

The big day is less than six months away and with only five pay days (or less) to go it is im… Read more

Posted by Charlotte Jessop in Saving Money, 0 comments
Things You Buy Every Week That I Don’t!

Things You Buy Every Week That I Don’t!

Have you ever taken a look at your shopping list and thought “why am I buying all this stuff?”  Every week we buy items that we think we need.  Well, you do!  I stopped buying many of these items because I realised they were expensive and unnecessary purchases.  If you want to save money, take a l… Read more

Posted by Charlotte Jessop in Eco-Friendly Living, Saving Money, 22 comments
This Is Why You Are Poor

This Is Why You Are Poor

If you are one of those people that finds themselves forever without money, then this post might just be what you need to read.  In my experience there are several reasons why people fail to improve their financial circumstances and it is not about earning potential or getting a raise.  I have found … Read more

Posted by Charlotte Jessop in Making Money, Saving Money, 6 comments
9 Steps To Save Money Every Time You Shop

9 Steps To Save Money Every Time You Shop

Never knowingly overpaying for something is my goal!  It’s my personal goal AND it’s my goal to help you too.  There are times when you get caught out and have to make a purchase of convenience.   It is normally on these occasions where you end up overpaying.  Some forward planning though a… Read more

Posted by Charlotte Jessop in Saving Money, 12 comments
Extreme Frugal Living?  Would you go THIS far?

Extreme Frugal Living? Would you go THIS far?

Frugal living 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 (not so much Mr. Pennies) have made a few choices that could … 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 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