Category Archives: money matters

Deja Vu anyone?

Hubby woke up with toothache this morning, nothing too dramatic, just a nuisance so he wanted to get it looked at before it became a major issue. We changed dental surgeries less than a year ago as our existing surgery … Continue reading

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Energy in your pocket: Just a thought

According to Ofgem, the UK average dual fuel bill is £1,131 a year, that’s £94.35 a month, which equates to nearly 4% of the average UK household budget. If you live alone or there’s only two of you in a … Continue reading

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Tuesday Rant

I wish I’d stayed in bed. This should have happened yesterday and I could have joined in with Paula’s Monday Peeve. Following Hubby’s trip to A&E over the weekend, he tried to ring the doctor’s surgery this morning, knowing our … Continue reading

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On the Ball

No, this is nothing to do with a TV footie programme. DVLA (Driver and Vehicle Licencing Agency) are on the ball and paperwork regarding cars old and new are flying through the mail. Yesterday I got my new owners registration … Continue reading

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The Curious Case Of … How Good Are You With Your Money, Money, Money?!!

We have Rory aka A Guy Called Bloke to thank for this series. The Curious Case Of … How Good Are You With Your Money, Money, Money?!! Rory’s intro: As l explained in the introduction to this new mini-series – The … Continue reading

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Shopping on a budget

Hubby picked up on a headline today about a savvy mum spending £10 on food for the week in comparison to the government’s ‘£30 food parcel’ which probably only cost just over a fiver. I couldn’t find that one, but … Continue reading

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Lockdown savings

There was a rather interesting headline on Yahoo today, and you know me, anything to save a few bob (source) Woman who saved £10,000 during first two lockdowns shares her tips for stashing the cash My five eggs worth says … Continue reading

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Energy suppliers

A very smart young man called Josh rang our bell today. He was wearing a transparent full face visor which was a nice touch rather than a mask as at least he didn’t look like a bandit. He was very … Continue reading

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Just a thought : 28th August

Money matters and insurance renewal actually. Our buildings and contents insurance is due next month, so when the renewal notice hit the mat this afternoon, I wasn’t surprised. My budget is 10% extra on the previous year’s premium, rounded up … Continue reading

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Analysis of a phone bill

Things seem to be working now and Hubby has managed to access our account , though there is no way I’m going back into our joint email account today! As mentioned, our phone bill this month is way over budget, … Continue reading

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