How to save money for Christmas
Planning ahead now can give you a more affordable Christmas. Starting early, setting small and regular amounts aside and setting yourself a budget are all important when it comes to budgeting for Christmas time.
Are you a saver – or do you just think you are?
Being savvy and looking for great deals when you’re out shopping is a good way to free up some of your money. But what you can actually save is all down to your budget.
Getting started with saving
Getting started with saving is easier than you think. There are many ways to organise your spending and save regularly – and lots of help available to make your savings work for you.
What you could save in just three months
It can seem difficult to make saving a priority when prices seem to keep on rising and there are regular bills. But you’d be surprised where you can rein in your spending – and how little you need to set aside to watch your savings start to grow.
Five ways a professional money blogger prepares for moving house
The UK's Best Money Making Blogger, Emma Drew shares her tips for a smooth house move.
The UK’s saving habits revealed
Our research into the UK’s saving habits found that 16% of us don’t see the point of using savings accounts, but nearly half (46%) prefer to have more than one bank account.
#LoveMyLISA Tony, 32
Company Director Tony Drew and his wife Emma are, like many people in their 30s, saving for a house deposit to make that first step onto the property ladder.
Should you be saving for university?
You may want to set aside income yourself for your children's education - and the earlier you can start, the better, as it gives the savings time to grow.
When and how should I save for school fees?
Private education can mean careful financial planning. Nottingham Building Society explain how financial advice can help.
Saving is a must for carer Diana
Saving may not be a top priority for many but in Diana Pearson-Beale’s world it’s an absolute must.
Diana believes that, as difficult as it can be to set aside money at times, being in a savings habit is the key to a brighter future.