How I Save Money Food Shopping

I’ve received a few comments and questions on how I do my grocery shopping. I’ve been working on this area with my fiance for about 6 years now. Food shopping is my third highest spend after House Bills and Transport, so any changes you’re able to make in this area have a big impact in…

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Amendment to – Income & Expenses for March 2014

I’ve just been doing my budget for April as it’s pay day today (hurrah!), and I’ve noticed something……. I haven’t accounted for some monthly savings that I make.  Every month I save £185 which sits in a savings account and accumulates. When a one off spend or a big annual spend is required, I’ll withdraw…

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Portfolio Update – March 2014

Another month has come and gone. I can now look back at the month I’ve just had and assess how successful it was for me. I can give myself some credit for the good decisions I’ve made and review any areas I could have improved on to help make better future decisions.I’m primarily a Dividend…

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Income & Expenses – March 2014

One of the main reasons I started a Blog was to publicly record all of my Income and Expenses each month.  There were two main reasons why I decided to do this: Accountability – Just knowing that I’m going to be writing down all the pounds and pennies that I spend each day is reason enough not to go…

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Dividend Income – March

I plan on recording my monthly dividend payments on this blog for you all to see. I have a Goal for 2014 of producing more than £300 in Dividend payments. This post will collate all of the monthly dividends I’ve received to date this year. I will show which companies have paid, and how much…

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Busy Week

That week shot by. How was it for you? I’ve had a lot going on this week. I could have written a post on each section, but I didn’t have the time to do any additional writing. I want to share how my week went in smaller sub-sections and I’m hoping things will return back to…

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Consumer Confessions

Consumer confessions is a safe place that I’ve created on my blog where I can admit my financial faux pas. I hope that there won’t be too many of them, but like most human beings, I am liable for the odd slip up now and again. My plan for this blog is to give full disclosure…

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Share Watch: UK Supermarkets

Tesco / Sainsbury’s / Morrisons The top 3 supermarkets in the UK have all lost significant value in their share prices over the last few weeks. I want to review if there’s an opportunity to capitalise on their low price. Warren Buffet believes in being greedy when others are fearful. Despite them all losing value on their…

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How to pay less than £15 a month for a top Smart Phone model

Smart phones and tariffs come up in conversation now and again, especially when there’s a new, big name phone coming out. The Samsung Galaxy S5 is due out soon, and it’s out to compete against the current Apple iPhone 5s. Someone recently asked me what phone I have and how much I pay each month. Whenever…

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Ebay for additional income and frugal living

I’ve been a member of Ebay since 2009. I originally joined up to take part in the bidding process. Some of my friends had signed up and told me about all the great deals they were getting, and I wanted to bid on some hidden treasure myself. Like a lot of new Ebay users, I…

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