How to be More Financially Resilient with a Rainy Day Emergency Fund

05 – Tips on how you can be more financially resilient

It is World Thinking Day tomorrow and this got me thinking about my past and recent experiences with money and how we can be better prepared to deal with life events that just happen unexpectedly. So what exactly is financial resilience? Financial resilience is the ability to withstand life events that impact your income. As Read more about 05 – Tips on how you can be more financially resilient[…]

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04 – Teaching children about money with Robert Gardner

Teaching children about money is one of the those universal goals that I suspect every parent has! We all want out children to learn good healthy money habits. As parents, we want the best for our children. I have two children, aged 5 and 7 and we have already started to teach our boys about Read more about 04 – Teaching children about money with Robert Gardner[…]

Women and Money Blog Series – 5 Top Tips to improve your relationship with your wardrobe and save money

This is the second in my blog series focused on women and body confidence. Thank you to the wonderful Carol Hanson from Want Her Outfit for this inspirational and informative guest blog. Carol is a personal stylist whose mission in life is to inspire women who have a wardrobe full of clothes but nothing to wear.  She Read more about Women and Money Blog Series – 5 Top Tips to improve your relationship with your wardrobe and save money[…]

4 Ways to be open and honest about your finances

Thank you to Luci Olivia from The Frugal Fox for this guest blog. Luci is a UK based money blogger. Raised as a hard tenacious worker, she currently holds a full time professional job, runs an up and coming blog and travels in her spare time. She posts several times a week on how to keep Read more about 4 Ways to be open and honest about your finances[…]

Women and Money Blog Series – Decluttering Your Wardrobe and Your Finances

Clothes and money are linked more than we think! Organising your wardrobe is almost as daunting a task as organising your finances! It can bring up feelings of fear and anxiety. The key to successful decluttering is to tackle these tasks in bite size chunks. Why Declutter? Decluttering your wardrobe and your money can help Read more about Women and Money Blog Series – Decluttering Your Wardrobe and Your Finances[…]

Women and Money Blog Series - 6 style tips to improve your body confidence and save you money

Women and Money Blog Series – 6 style tips to improve your body confidence and save you money

I have decided to write a blog series focused on women, money and body confidence. As a reformed eating disorder sufferer, image consultant and financial coach, I want to share my knowledge, insight, experience with other women, starting with how wasteful a lack of confidence with our body can have a detrimental impact on our Read more about Women and Money Blog Series – 6 style tips to improve your body confidence and save you money[…]

Focus on Budgeting: FREE money apps to help budgeting seem less daunting

Focus on Budgeting: FREE money apps to help budgeting seem less daunting

  Thank you to Kayla Clough from Ourstart for this guest post. When it comes to budgeting, the task can be daunting for many. When it comes to understanding your financial picture, having a handle of your income and outgoings is one of those necessary exercises. If the thought of pulling out a spreadsheet is not Read more about Focus on Budgeting: FREE money apps to help budgeting seem less daunting[…]

Is this the best bank account ever

Is this the best bank account ever?

Is this the best bank account ever? In December 2017, I was feeling rather fed up with my bank. Both personal and business. Suddenly the simple things like sending payments to my friends was over complicated. I had to put in 2 different passwords and couldn’t send a payment using my phone. Having worked in Read more about Is this the best bank account ever?[…]

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How to pass on healthy savings habits to your children

When it comes to kids and money, how do you pass on healthy money habits to them? Our own early money experiences impact on our own money messages and money habits. These messages will be passes on to our children without us even being conscious about it. In my last blog, I gathered together lots of Read more about How to pass on healthy savings habits to your children[…]

The Secret truth about making the best money decisions

The Secret Truth About Making The Best Money Decisions

The question on everybody’s lips is how can we make the best money decisions and what is the secret? One of the biggest problems we have is our own money blocks and money habits – and yes everybody has them! So what are they and how can they affect us? My Story My name is Read more about The Secret Truth About Making The Best Money Decisions[…]

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How to Make Better Financial decisions

One Question that I am asked a lot, is “How do I make better financial decisions?” Firstly, there is no quick fix! Financial decisions are complex. Often we assess the success of a financial decision years later. A staggering 80% of our decisions come from emotional and instinctive thoughts. We are good at making decisions Read more about How to Make Better Financial decisions[…]