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I’m currently in the process of buying my first home. There’s just one problem; it hasn’t been built yet.
I never imagined my first home would be a new build. I’ve spent most of my deposit-saving journey daydreaming about buying an old house with high ceilings and old wooden floor boards. I imagined painting walls and ripping out kitchens and making the place completely my own.
Yet here I am, buying a home that doesn’t yet exist. Considering I’ve not been able to step foot in the most expensive purchase I’ve ever made, buying an ‘off plan’ new build is pretty scary. But on the positive side, it comes with several benefits…Continue Reading
Single this Valentine’s Day? Here are 5 financially sensible gifts to give yourself. These gift ideas might seem unromantic and boring, but if you think about what they represent and the long term value that you’ll get from them, they become that little bit more exciting! Continue Reading
As you may have noticed, over the last few years I’ve become a little bit money obsessed. I’m always on the lookout for new ways to make and save money.
I’m constantly reading other bloggers’ websites and listening to their podcasts and devouring their newsletters in an attempt to learn something new.
Most of the time, my fellow personal finance bloggers share really inspirational words of wisdom that help me to manage my finances better. But now and then I stumble across tricks that I firmly believe are a massive waste of time. Here are just 4 examples: Continue Reading