Kids Draw Their Dream Jobs

Kids Draw Their Dream Jobs

When you were young, what did you want to be when you grew up? An astronaut? A lion tamer? A professional sweet taster? Children have the wildest hopes and dreams for their futures, and we wondered what it would be like to bring those dreams to life. We asked 8 children to draw us a […]

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7 Budget-Friendly Autumn Half-Term Outings

Affordable, Spooky and Historic Autumn Outings for Families

With autumn half-term around the corner, families have some time left to plan another quick holiday before the weather gets cold. While you can certainly pack your bags to visit another country, there’s no reason to leave when you haven’t seen all of the unique hidden gems in the United Kingdom. Even if you can’t […]

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4 Historic UK Daytrips You Can Take for Under £30

Affordable Historic UK Daytrip Destinations

As summer winds down and the kids head back to school, you might feel like the window for a holiday is closing on you. Working around school clubs, work schedules and after-school plans to find free time for a family getaway is nearly impossible. But if you have a free day and a few spare […]

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3 Tactful Tips for a Friendly Financial Discussion

Should You Talk About Your Personal Finances With Your Friends?

Does it feel like you’re always trying to save money on a shoestring budget while your friends are out living it up? Financial FOMO (fear of missing out) is nearly impossible to avoid in the age of social media. When your goals don’t align with your friends’ overall financial plan, you might feel extra pressure […]

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5 Smartphone Apps to Budget, Save or Make Money

How to Manage Your Money With a Smartphone

If you’re not properly budgeting and managing your money, achieving financial independence can feel like a fantasy. Just looking at your bank account can be a daunting task. You’re not alone; in fact, a recent poll of over 2500 people in the United Kingdom found that as many as 25 percent of respondents did not […]

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dog jobs

How to Convert Your Love for Dogs Into an Income Generating Hobby

It’s widely known that dog ownership can improve your health, from lowered stress and anxiety to increased exercise and improved social relationships.1 But can working with man’s best friend do even more for your overall well-being? If you have an unspeakable bond with canines, there are plenty of ways to use it to earn some […]

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Cutaway London: A Look Inside the Most Famous Landmarks

Cutaway London: A Look Inside the Most Famous Landmarks

London’s top buildings are instantly recognisable from the outside – but the postcard image hides the true complexity of these fabulous structures. The UK capital is a working city first of all. While they may look fancy from a selfie-stick, buildings such as the Gherkin or Big Ben have contemporary functions to fulfil. And the […]

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6 Tips on How to Talk to Your Partner About Finances

How to Talk to Your Significant Other About Money

New love is one of the most exhilarating feelings in life, but nothing can spoil the sensation quite like a sour conversation about money. But that doesn’t mean it’s a good idea to avoid this discussion — if you want to plan your future together, you should be on the same page financially.   If […]

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11 Ways to Save Money on a Unique Wedding

Money-Saving Tips for a Nontraditional Wedding

The average wedding in the United Kingdom exceeded £30,000 in 2018.1 It’s no surprise that the wedding industry is an incredibly booming field, from videographers and photographers to planners, coordinators and designers.   If you’re getting married but are concerned about your financial future together, don’t let this deter you. There are many ways to […]

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4 Reasons to Cycle to Work

4 Reasons to Start Cycling to Work

Why Cycling to Work Is Even Better Than You Think If your cycle’s been gathering dust in your car park, you’re far from alone. Cycling UK estimates that only 3 – 4% of people over 16 in England cycled five times a week in 2016-2017.1 Why do so few adults choose to cycle to work? […]

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