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

#17 – 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 #17 – Women and Money Blog Series – 6 style tips to improve your body confidence and save you money[…]

#18 – 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 #18 – Women and Money Blog Series – Decluttering Your Wardrobe and Your Finances[…]

Budgeting for when you have a variable income

#16 – Budgeting When You Have Variable Income

If you want to improve your confidence with money, join The Money Confidence Gap Facebook community. Thank you to Philip Adler from Knapsac for this guest post. This is the second post in our budgeting series, aimed at helping you budget personally and in business. Budgeting when you’re self employed or have a variable income Read more about #16 – Budgeting When You Have Variable Income[…]

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

#15 – 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 #15 – Focus on Budgeting: FREE money apps to help budgeting seem less daunting[…]

Children’s Pensions - Help your children become mini millionaires

#14 – Children’s Pensions – Help your children become mini millionaires

In my Money Confidence Gap Facebook community, I had lots of interest from parents about how to save for children. So I decided to run a Facebook live, “Junior ISAs and Junior Pensions.” Children’s pensions were the biggest area of interest and many parents weren’t aware that they could even set up a children’s pension. We Read more about #14 – Children’s Pensions – Help your children become mini millionaires[…]

Is this the best bank account ever

#13 – 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 #13 – Is this the best bank account ever?[…]

money saver - how to save for kids

#12 – Money Saver – How to save for kids

Life used to be so simple and you would stroll down to your local building society, open up a savings account and put aside money however you could. Now I know from being in financial services for 17 years that you stroll down the high street now, and if you are lucky enough to have Read more about #12 – Money Saver – How to save for kids[…]

healthy money savings habits to children

#11 – 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 #11 – How to pass on healthy savings habits to your children[…]

The Secret truth about making the best money decisions

#10 -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 #10 -The Secret Truth About Making The Best Money Decisions[…]

#9 – Women and Money – #Pressforprogress

I was delighted to be asked to deliver a speech in aid of International Women’s Day two weeks ago alongside the wonderful Nikki Ramskill at The Female Money Doctor. We were tasked with discussing women and money with the them of this year #pressforprogress. We instantly came up with the “4Cs” – 4 areas that Read more about #9 – Women and Money – #Pressforprogress[…]