This blogsite may contain affiliated links As you may know, we have made a 5 yr plan last year to leave fulltime work and become self-employed. A semi-retired position. At the moment we are working our socks off to pay off our mortgage 7 years early. Budget to be debt free We have identified… Read More Self employed v employed
If you have run out of money half way during the month then you really, honestly, need to look at your financial situation, you need to be truly honest with yourself and look at where you can make savings. If you are continuously living in your overdraft or credit cards you must act now! You… Read More Creating a budget
10 things I miss being a savvy saver Shopping is a cognitive process, we use a number of processes, we take in information, interpret and act on signals and feedback from our shop/store environment. All of our senses are open to the influences in our environment, we take in information through our eyes, ears, nose,… Read More What do I miss about my old spending life?
Reselling is a great way to make some extra cash and with the many online outlets it is so easy to buy and sell, replace items, get spare parts and recycle items very quickly and easily. This blog is a list of important points to follow if you want to sell some of your… Read More 10 things you need to know about reselling online
A new experience This year we decided to do something new for our summer holiday. A road trip around Wales accessing Airbnb. We have been selling loads of stuff on eBay since January and love the thrill of getting a few pounds for stuff sitting around the house that we never use. Lately each spare… Read More Airbnb
Side hustle number 2 Soooooo I finish my Masters degree in March, I have a dissertation to write and I am looking for any type of distraction I can find!!!! Update 20/06/17 Passed the Degree! As part of the ‘4 year plan’ to be debt free and live a more relaxed life we have started (or… Read More Bone essentials reselling business
One pound challenge Is anyone following the one pound challenge? Apparently it started out as a business adventure to see what could be achieved from just a £1 investment. The aim is to save almost £500 in one month. However if this is not achievable you could start with a penny challenge. Print off a… Read More One pound challenge
The new £5 note I have always been fascinated with money, coins, their shape, colour and images, my first coin a remember was the ‘thupnee bit’ a 3p coin from the early 40’s, in 1971 they were removed from currency. 3 pence coin This week the second of four ultra-rare fivers has been found inside… Read More Money makes the world go round
5 Year plan In 2016 Phil and I looked at our budget, we both had good jobs and wanted to set up some plans for the future. We began systematically going through our outgoings Cancelled the following Sky TV Phone contracts Magazines subscriptions Gym fees Sold the following Bread maker Radios Stereos Table and chairs… Read More What are your plans for 2017?
We’ve been making money from side hustles toward the 5 year plan since April this year (2016) Work Trip Soooo September more or less began with a cheeky little trip to Denmark, I went through work and we are looking at the differences of how young children are taught in nursery or kindergarten in Denmark… Read More September side hustles