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 […]
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? […]
With almost 200 countries covering this planet — each with its own unique set of traditions, climate, food and language — it probably doesn’t come as a shock that tipping practices vary as well. Tipping (or lack thereof) is so engrained in our everyday lifestyle that it may not even occur to a traveler to check the local custom until the check hits the table.
We get it — saving is tough! Between paying rent, buying groceries and all the other daily and weekly expenses you incur in the span of a month, saving up for either a short- or long-term goal can seem like an unscalable mountain. But as you’ve probably heard countless times, it’s essential to have money […]
Waking up early Monday – Friday for work leaves many people exhausted by the week’s end, and Saturday and Sunday become welcome respites to sleep in for however long we’d like. This yo-yoing sleep pattern — waking up early for work during the week and sleeping in late on the weekend — has been coined […]
Any homeowner knows that upkeep can get overwhelming and expensive, especially when you need to contract out the work. The average contractor employed to solve a basic problem (replacing windows, fixing links, repairing drywall, etc.) charges £59/hour!1 Fortunately, many of these projects can be done by a non-professional — that means you! Avoid spending all […]
You’ve done it! You did all the research to find the perfect flat for your needs, you signed the lease and you have your move-in date… now what? There are many expenses you need to anticipate when moving into a new flat, even more so if it’s your first one. Here are a few expenses […]
Big brands and big supermarkets are everywhere. With their BOGOF and meal deals, savings are always to be had, especially if you’ve ever encountered… the reduced aisle. The problem is, those endless aisles can be a real maze when you just want to find a quick deal. How can you make meaningful savings without spending […]