Managing Money When You Are Self-Employed

When I made the decision to go self-employed and quit my job in a supermarket, I knew that things wouldn’t always be easy. Before, I had the security of a regular, although not huge, income and I knew that we would never have to worry about how much money we had at certain times during the month. Being self-employed can be really tough sometimes and we need a bit of help with paying bills. Managing money when you are self-employed can be tough so here’s how we try to deal with it as a family. As a blogger, I can never tell

Sign Up To Swagbucks In February And Earn Extra Points!

All throughout February you can earn large bonuses when sign up as my referral on Swagbucks. Swagbucks is a rewards site where you earn points (called SB) for things you’re probably doing online already, like searching, watching videos, discovering deals, and taking surveys. Then you take those points and exchange them for gift cards to places like Amazon, Starbucks, or PayPal cash. When you sign up through me this month, you can earn a 300 SB bonus! Here’s how: 1. Sign up using this link 2. Earn 300 SB total before 1/3/18. You’ll get a 300 SB bonus for it! 3.

Last Minute Penny Pinching Ideas For Christmas

With Christmas being less than 2 months away, it’s getting the the time where people start to panic buy, put purchases on credit cards and figure out how they’re going to pay for a Christmas they maybe cannot afford. There is still loads of time save some money so here are some last minute penny pinching ideas for Christmas! Loyalty Cards I have a Sainsbury’s Nectar card which I use on a daily basis. We live across the road from Sainsbury’s so this is where I do all of my shopping. I try to save my points up all year

Visiting Center Parcs On A Budget

I was very lucky to have some good advice from Katy from Katykicker.com before my first holiday to Center Parcs. Without a few tips from her, I could have ended up spending loads of money that I really didn’t need to. Now, having been myself I thought I’d share with you some ways to save money during your holiday! Book meals in advance For quite a few of the restaurants at Center Parcs you can book your meals in advance online. To do this, you need to pay a £5 deposit per person. However this money is taken off your

Swagbucks Swago: Shopping Edition is Back!

The holidays are close and the online rewards site Swagbucks has a smart and fun way for you to earn and save while you spend. Swagbucks is hosting another round of Shopping Swago! What is SWAGO you ask? It’s a bingo-inspired promotion run by Swagbucks, a website that rewards you with points (called SB) for completing everyday online activities. You can redeem those SB for free gift cards. If you’ve never used Swagbucks, participating in SWAGO is a great introduction to the site and an easy way to earn a good amount of points quickly. Click here to get started!

Christmas Shopping: Online VS In Store

Christmas will be here before you know it and just recently, I’ve been thinking about how I like to do my Christmas shopping. With Erin’s birthday being on New Year’s Day, Christmas is a very busy time of year for us and it could all get a bit manic… if I let it. I certainly can’t afford to pay for Christmas and Erin’s birthday within the space of a few short months so this is the best way for me. SwiftMoney recently surveyed 1000 members of the British public and found that 54% prefer in-store shopping, compared to 46% online. I honestly didn’t

Swagbucks October Swago With Spin & Win

The digital rewards site Swagbucks is celebrating the fall with another big “Swago” promotion starting Monday, 9 October at 9am PDT! Swago is just like bingo, but in this case you’re filling out squares as you earn points on their site for doing things you already do online. If you’re thinking of trying Swagbucks, this is a great chance to learn all about how the site works and earn bonus points while doing it, meaning you can get more gift cards faster. Here are a few tips: Each square on your Swago Board will contain an action item to complete. They

Swagbucks UK Halloween Sale

Now that Halloween is almost here, Swagbucks has increased cash back at a big group of their Halloween-related stores, so you can earn cash back while getting costumes, decorations, and more for the end of the month. Just click here to see the deals, and sign up for Swagbucks (if you haven’t already) to start earning cash back in the form of SB points, which you can exchange for gift cards or PayPal cash. The sale is going through 31 October, and if you sign up through me, you’ll get an additional 200 SB bonus when spend £25 or more! I