I don’t know about you, but spending last three months in my house has left me desperate to redecorate. Before lockdown hit, I had a list of jobs as long as my arm, and after more than 12 weeks of staring at the same four walls, I’m suddenly convinced that maybe I should start that bedroom reno afterall. Though, thanks to the economic uncertainty and my pending divorce (argh!),… View Post

Today I am doing a takeover on the Instastories for Frolo, the single parenting community app, so thought I might share this post from earlier in 2020 about what I did about my money when my marriage suddenly – and surprisingly – ended. Check it out… Last month, my life was flipped upside down when my husband and I separated. I won’t get into the details of what happened, but… View Post

Ladies, have you ever thought about how much unpaid work that you do around the house? Of course you have – we’ve all done it, although, I’m willing to bet that it’s been during a moment of rage at our other halves when they have failed to unload the dishwasher yet again. Well, there is good reason for your sense of injustice, women do an average of 26 hours a… View Post

“Remember, remember, John Lewis in November.” This is my new favourite saying thanks to this month being big for family birthdays – mine, my daughter’s father’s and my mother in law’s – then it finishes off with a bombardment of Black Friday deals, which falls on November 27, 2020. It seems that every year, we buy each other birthday pressies, only to find them so much cheaper just two weeks… View Post

AD: Hands up who claims cashback through their bank when they’re shopping on plastic? Nope? Well shockingly neither did I until I realised what I was missing out on. New research from Santander UK has found that a whopping 42% of Brits say they NEVER make savings using cashback. To put that into cold hard cash, the bank estimates that its customers missed out on £2.7 million in cashback in… View Post

Have you ever dreamt about winning the lottery or finding out about a huge inheritance from a long-lost relative that you never knew even existed? Of course you have – we have all daydreamed about what we would do with the cash should a lump sum fall into our lap. But I bet few of us have actually thought about how we could make this money last? While a million… View Post