Wedding planning on a budget

Monday, 12 January 2015 | Blog | By
When it comes to wedding planning, everyone's budget is different.

The season ticket perks the train companies keep hidden

Monday, 15 December 2014 | Blog | By Mark Stammers

Are you a regular commuter with a yearly season ticket? Expensive isn’t it? We pay more than any other European country for our train travel, especially if you commute into London.

10 work issues you may face this Christmas

Tuesday, 09 December 2014 | Blog | By
Christmas: a time of festive music, chocolate, mince pies – and excruciating office parties.

Have yourself a very thrifty Christmas

Monday, 01 December 2014 | Blog | By Karyn Fleeting

My Christmas shopping starts in January when I pick up all my cards, decorations and other items for a fraction of the original prices.

Why I hate Black Friday

Friday, 28 November 2014 | Blog | By Rob Goodman


Crippling debts left us fighting for survival

Friday, 14 November 2014 | Blog | By

Being £40,000 in debt isn’t a nice place to be. This was the situation we found ourselves in last August and it hit us like a ton of bricks.

Why do we put up with such poor service?

Thursday, 06 November 2014 | Blog | By Hannah Nemeth
Perhaps it's because Brits don’t like to make a fuss but it seems to me that we too readily put up with poor customer service.

Train travel expense a rip-off for travellers

Friday, 03 October 2014 | Blog | By Rob Goodman
Having moved to London from Wales earlier this year – giving up my car in the process  – I now seem to spend an extraordinary amount of time, under duress, on the UK's heaving train network.

Save a fortune on household cleaning

Thursday, 02 October 2014 | Blog | By Karyn Fleeting

Over the years I have discovered that if you want to keep your supermarket bills low, avoid the cleaning aisle.

Cut the costs of hiring a private tutor

Monday, 15 September 2014 | Blog | By

With the new academic year starting, and my middle daughter entering Year 5, my thoughts start to turn to the exams that she will be taking over the next 12 to 18 months.