12th May 2016 at 12:03pm
We all want to make the most of our money but sometimes we don’t quite get on top of our finances the way we know we should.
We’re short of time or find it all a bit overwhelming. Perhaps we don’t know where to start and put off doing anything.
The reality is that making the time to get the basics right when it comes to your money can make a real difference to your life now, and in the future.
And that’s where our Little Book of Financial Admin comes in.
Simple ways to save money
Full of simple, helpful and inspiring tips sent to us from people across the UK, including savings bloggers and money experts, this little online The Little Book of Financial Admin has some great words of wisdom to help you make the most of your money.
Caroline Martin, via BritMums:
“Buy toys in the sale whenever I see a good bargain. They come in handy for all those children’s parties.”
Gladeana MacMahon, Life Coach:
“Not buying bottled water and taking your own in a refillable container could save you up to £10 a week or £520 a year on bottle water alone.”
Gladeana’s blog has more savings tips and how to create a savings mindset – and keep it going.
Jamie Jenkins, pensions expert, Standard Life Savings
“Always find out as much as you can before making big decisions on your pension. Still not sure? Consider seeking financial advice.”
Michelle Carlin, Doncaster
“Use a reward credit card to do your shopping. Pay it off in full every month, so you don’t pay interest, but still get the rewards!”
Paula Mestre, Standard Life Savings
“The Hive app allows you to control your heating from your mobile, so whether you’re at work or on holiday you can be reassured you’re not wasting any money.”
You can read more hints and tips in The Little Book of Financial Admin If you have your own you’d like to share with us, we’d love to hear about them in our comments section, below.
The information in this blog or any response to comments should not be regarded as financial advice and is based on our understanding in May 2016.