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Here’s how you just got a pay rise (kind of)

Here’s how you just got a pay rise (kind of)

Congratulations! You just got a kind of pay rise. Thanks to changes in how much we get taxed, you’ll be taking home a little more of your salary this month. That’s the good news. Unfortunately, a big chunk still disappears before it gets to your bank. And...
Comping: a beginner’s guide

Comping: a beginner’s guide

Fancy winning prizes and cash? Here’s how to get started. Once a month I ask one of my money blogging friends from my UK Money Bloggers community to share their savvy experiences on a topic I wouldn’t normally cover. A few years ago I had a brief spell of...
Can you pay less on your Council Tax?

Can you pay less on your Council Tax?

Most of us have no choice when paying Council Tax – but there are ways to make sure you aren’t paying too much. Last week I received my annual Council Tax bill. It’s gone up – as I’m sure it has for many of you – largely to cover...
Fantastic freebies and where to find them

Fantastic freebies and where to find them

There are so many money related topics I could write about, but sadly I just don’t have the time to cover everything. So once a month I’m asking some friends from my UK Money Blogger community to share their expertise.  This time around we’ve the...
How to find a cheap flight

How to find a cheap flight

I love travelling to far-flung places, which doesn’t come cheap. But I can usually find ways to cut the price I pay for my flight – often saving hundreds of pounds. I’m probably not going on a big holiday this year, but I’ve just been looking...