I know this might sound a bit boring, but I have to confess that – although I do like the occasional glass of wine – I’m not really that big a drinker. This means that when I do tend to buy a bottle of wine, I don’t really buy the cheapest bottle on offer, as I kind of feel like I deserve to enjoy a good bottle on the times when I do buy one. [Read more…]
Sometimes we just need a bit of extra cash to help pay the bills, get out of debt, or to save up for an upcoming holiday. Taking on a second job could help, but if the job market is too tight it could take you longer than you desire to obtain that second job. Some folks don’t even land the second job! It’s a lot easier to take a look around and see how you can make that extra cash in your spare time at home. [Read more…]
Dealing with bereavement can be a difficult time, without the daunting prospect of independently selling an inherited property that’s been left to you. With the beginning of 2017 seeing tax inheritance hit a 35-year high, it is more important than ever to cut costs wherever viable. This includes finding cheap, prudent and inventive ways to ready your house for sale while keeping firmly in the black. [Read more…]
I absolutely love going on holiday! It doesn’t have to be a big fancy trip on an 8 hour flight to get me excited either, oh no, I’m more than happy loading the car up and driving to a beautiful part of the UK too.
Of course, there are lots of amazing things to do and see when you go abroad but if you are wanting to holiday on a smaller budget, then why not save some money and explore the wonderful things that the UK has to offer? [Read more…]
With nearly 1 million people in the UK on zero hour contracts, the thought of getting your foot onto the property ladder may seem like nothing more than a mere dream. However, this doesn’t necessarily have to be the case. Here, we outline 3 simple tips on how to give yourself the best possible chance of landing a mortgage, even though you may be on a zero hour contract. [Read more…]