Hey! I’m Bronni, and I’m a blogger and personal finance writer. Kara asked me to write a guest post around beauty and saving money, I always love her tips, so here are some of mine!  Lately, I’ve been really into trying to reduce the single-use plastics I throw away every day. I’m also attempting to make a little bit of extra effort to recycle the waste plastics… View Post

  It’s impossible to be on Instagram and miss the nation’s obsession with cleaning. Mrs Hinch, hairdresser who dispenses cleaning advice to 2.4m Instagram followers, has been credited with newfound popularity of products such as Zoflora, Elbow Grease degreaser, Astonish glass cleaner, Cif and her beloved Minky sponges – all of which she stocks her “Narnia” cleaning cupboard. Sophie Hinchcliffe’s fans are so loyal, that the “Hinch effect” means that… View Post

Good deals come to those who wait, or so that saying goes. Throughout the year, retailers adjust their prices as demand for different items fluctuates, that’s why planning when shopping is crucial when looking for a bargain. Here is my guide to the best time of year to make your purchase.   JANUARY The January sales are known for bargain prices, but this is especially true when it comes to… View Post

Yesterday, I cleared out our fridge so that I could put away the new groceries. It was only when my four-year-old daughter mentioned how much food I was chucking away that I realised that we’d become rather slack. Say what you want about the environmental impact, but here I was literally tossing our money in the trash. And it seems that I’m not the only one who is wasting hard-earned… View Post

I love to shop. I know I shouldn’t – particularly given my job – but I love decorating my home, buying presents and treating myself to new clothes and beauty products every now and then. But, while I admit this, (after all, I’m only human!), the key to not falling into debt is that I only ever spend what I can afford. I learnt this self-control when I was a… 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 we are watching what you spend. While for many of us, this might sound a bit creepy, but bear with me: it is possible to cash in on your curiosity and it doesn’t involve anything sinister. You just need to know where to look.… View Post