I am on a mission to save for the down payment of our next home. We are currently in the process of selling our current home and want to save some money!
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When you pay for something do you do it with a heavy heart or with a smile on your face? It probably depends what you are buying, I guess.
We all have certain things which we enjoy spending money on and other things which are a pain. Do you find the same things to be satisfying that I do?
My little girl has been nagging me to get a puppy for some time now. At first it was only the thought of cleaning up smelly little bundles of poop that put me off the idea. Then I started working out how much it could cost to have a pet and I realized that it is more expensive to buy and then keep a pet than I had thought.
Today I want to talk about saving money in your 20s, as the eligible age for state pensions is getting pushed further and further, it is likely that by the time a 20-something retires, there is not much left for grabs.
Are you currently sat in your house reading this post wondering how on earth you are going to earn some extra money? There are no jobs out there you think, and even if there are how will I juggle being a parent and all the commitments that come along with working? If this is the dilemma you face then perhaps you could consider becoming a childminder.
There are times when adhering to your ideals is cost-efficient. There are times when your ideals can cost you money. Sometimes, you pay for something because you believe in it — not because it’s cost efficient.