I’ve just been a guest on Talk Radio and chatted to Mike Graham about why it’s important to teach our kids about cash. Why not have a watch? I pop up on screen at the 2:25:00 mark. Also, read on to find out all my other top tips for parents. I don’t want to brag, but when it comes to teaching my daughter safety and good manners, I like to… View Post

When on the hunt for a bargain, one of the first places most of us look is Amazon.co.uk – especially when Amazon Prime Day rolls around. But while the retail giant offers great discounts on thousands of products, sometimes you can find a cheaper offer elsewhere. For instance, some products may look like a bargain compared to the recommended retail price (RRP) – but chances are, few other retailers are actually… View Post

The other night, I couldn’t sleep and fell into an eBay wormhole. It all began with an innocent search for Diptyque candles – and you wouldn’t believe what I found… Once these beautiful candles melt, people are actually flogging the empty glass jars for as much as £24 – recouping 51% off the £47 cost of the 190g item itself. My mind was blown. Before I knew it, I had found… View Post

  With the temperature falling in recent weeks, there’s no denying that winter is definitely here. But the cold weather and dark nights don’t mean you have to wear an extra jumper around the house for fear of facing a massive energy bill. There are a few things that I refuse to scrimp on – and heating my home is one of them. But this doesn’t mean I am foolish… View Post

Forget the stereotype of the curtain-twitching pensioner keeping tabs on your comings and goings – a new wave of nosy neighbour is in town – and it’s not to grass on you for for breaking Covid restrictions. We aren’t counting how many people you have visiting in your home, we aren’t checking to see if you are isolating after your holiday in Europe – oh no! We are watching what… View Post

  GET PAID TO SHOP Hands up who likes free money? Well, if you shop online and you don’t use a cashback website, that is exactly what you are missing out on. Ask any of my friends or colleagues and they’ll say that I’ve been banging on about cashback websites for years. And it’s easy to see why: a quick look on my Quidco.com shows that I’ve been paid £1,800… View Post

  While on a walk this week, I noticed a mobile fishmonger outside the house of one of my daughter’s classmates and made a mental note to check out the service for myself. But later that evening I get a message from a local friend which said that there had been a couple of men in white butcher coats going door to door trying to sell “fresh fish” in an… View Post

  Has there ever been a time in your life when you thought you could use the advice of a solicitor, but were put off due to the expensive legal fees? Perhaps you had a dispute with a neighbour or you felt that you were being discriminated at work? If you are anything like me, you probably did the mental maths to try to work out if the high cost… View Post