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Childminder VS nursery – Is putting your child in the nursery worth it? 

Part 5 of the Working Mum Mini-Series A little rant about childcare challenges in the UK There is no getting away from the fact childcare in the UK is expensive. And this makes it difficult…

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5 Money Saving Tips That Work

Welcome to the exclusive Money Saving blog post. This post was sent out to my subscribers earlier in October and it’s now time to share the details with you all. Want to get on the…

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Secret Savings Accounts and Relationships

My personal view on money Throughout my life, I’ve been fascinated by the relationships people have with money. As a generation who grew up with no money education at school, the way you value money…

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Gousto vs HelloFresh – Thrift Plan Enjoy blog

Following other bloggers, allows you to take advantage of some really great offers. I tried a HelloFresh box because I actually made money, with the cashback offer. Why not? When the recent Gousto offer came up. I…

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4 Reasons to Set Up Monzo Pots to Manage Your Finances

Both my hubby and I applied for a Monzo account a while ago. But it’s only recently we’ve started utilising the accounts to their full potential. And set up Monzo pots to manage our family finances.…

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The reason I started a second blog documenting my passion for event planning

It is a running joke in the family I should set up an event planning business – how about a blog instead?? My family is all too aware of my passion for planning. Think 30…

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Convertkit Newsletter – Stay in Touch With Your Subscribers

Sam – Thrift Plan Enjoy – July 2024 The main driver for setting up all three of my blogs, was building a community of like-minded people and aiming to ensure people who are facing struggles,…

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Why Financial Education Is Important for Young Children

Do any of you remember a lack of financial education in school? It wasn’t until much later in life that I truly understood the implications of debt and interest on savings. When we talk about…

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The Secrets of Effective Leadership That Are Radically Challenging Conventional Wisdom

Today I have a great guest post to share with you all! All about Effective Leadership. Trishna Patnaik has a BSc (in Life Sciences) and MBA (in Marketing) by qualification but is an artist by…

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Reviewing 19 Products From The ASDA Just Essentials Range

As a family, we are not only hit with the current cost of living crisis, but also a series of events which negatively impacted our financial situation. Therefore, counting the pennies when we go food…

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How To Reach Financial Wellness Using Reward & Cashback Apps

Before we dive into this post, I acknowledge nobody should have to write about this topic. However, whether we like it or not, most of us are facing financial difficulties at the moment. With the…

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