Tag Archives: budgeting

A Stress-Free Guide to Budgeting in 2019

Now that we’ve entered a brand-new year, you might think that it’s a good time to start improving your spending habits. Something as simple as changing the way that you approach money can help you to save more cash and spend less time worrying about your finances in the year ahead. The only problem is that for many people, budgeting …

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How Does Money Impact Our Relationship?

Does money buy happiness? Can it impact our relationships? I honestly think it does, for both those questions. I was really interested to read the results of a survey done by Shepherds Friendly about How Does Money Impact Our Relationships. My husband and I have always had quite an open situation when it comes to the money in our lives …

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My Money Saving Diary Challenge

As a family we generally live by quite a tight budget as Hubby is super strict when it comes to where our money goes. I was recently challenged by Scottish Friendly to keep a spending diary over a certain time scale, take a look at our spending and then figure out where we could have made changes whether that be …

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My Money Managing Tips

If you know me in “real life” then you will know that my husband is very strict on our budgeting and living costs. I used to think living for the moment was the best idea. I splashed out whenever I had any extra money or my work bonus, instead of thinking ahead about bills. But Hubby is much more sensible with money …

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Teaching My Daughter About Money With thinkmoney

We were recently challenged by thinkmoney to decorate a piggy bank but to also think about what financial advice we want our girls to carry with them until they’re older. I was certainly never good with money and spent my very early “grown up” life in debt and borrowing money from my Grandad constantly. Meeting my hubby changed things, he …

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