In most of the financial blogs I read, their owners have multiple income streams. They don’t always share specific numbers, but they all talk about their various streams of income. I want part of the action! Which is why I’m looking at multiple income streams.   The most obvious reason for this is that I …
One of the things that makes my life much easier is that my husband is just as interested and focused about finances as I am. He is always searching to get the best deals on things we want to buy, looks at the offers in the supermarkets for me and generally is another frugal person. …
Every month I like to set myself aims for the month, to keep myself focused and to make sure I actually use the time during the month wisely! There are two sets of aims: Finance and Personal. July wasn’t that good for both financial aims and for personal aims so I’m hoping that August will …
Another month is over! I don’t know about anyone else, but 2014 is flying by for us. At the end of the month I like to do a reflection on how the month has gone and reflect on the aims I set at the beginning of the month.   July has been good for us …
My Grandma is a very money-savvy woman. I like to think that I get a bit of my money know-how from her, because as far as I can remember, she’s been good with money. Her and my Grandpa have a comfortable retirement, which has only been made possible by my Grandma’s careful money management.   …
I’m so glad this week is over! I’m finally on a break from work for a bit and I can’t wait to have some relaxing time to do whatever I like. This week has gone incredibly slowly though, mainly because I’ve been waiting for the weekend.   5 things I’ve enjoyed/been grateful for this week: …
Safe to say I’m pretty pleased with this, as I’ve only been blogging for just over a month, but No More Waffles has nominated me for the Liebster Award! He said: Nicola from the UK has been banging out excellent budgetting tips like nobody’s business for the past few days . I’m curious to see where …
So, following on from the last two budget posts, How To Make A Budget and 3 Easy Ways To Stick To A Budget, I thought it would be good to share our budget and how it works for us. Plus, I’ve done two different budget templates on Google Docs which I’ll share with you too …
I am so glad this week is over. It has gone so slowly even though each day has been busy! Also, what is going on with the weather in the UK? It’s been sunny and then torrential rain. It’s supposed to be summer! I managed to have 5 NSDs this week, as I didn’t need …
After writing a post on Tuesday about how to make a budget I thought I would do a follow up post on how to stick to your budget. Budgeting is such an effective tool if used correctly and in a way that suits your needs, but sticking to it may be the hard part.   3 …
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