Links to other interesting money articles on 28th Dec 2007.
Plonkee has written about her financial goals for 2008, which focus on improving her career. This got me thinking about my own money goals for next year. There’s nothing particularly revolutionary here, just a lot of me having to listen to my own advice from this blog to improve my personal financial status: Reduce debt […]
Links to other interesting money articles on 23rd Dec 2007.
Christmas drinks down the pub can be expensive, so here are some tactics you can use to minimise the cost: Buy your round early in the night – get the drinks in early and hope that it never comes round to you again, especially when the rounds can get a little silly when everyone’s a […]
Blogger Paul Annett ponders on whether petrol stations are involved in some penny pinching by adding a penny onto every transaction, in the hope it goes unnoticed and raises plenty of extra revenue. It’s a little unlikely, even though the money to be made by doing this on a large scale could be huge. But […]
Here comes some scary news for parents: A new survey by Liverpool Victoria suggests that the cost of raising a child to the age of 21 is a staggering £186,000. This cost has risen by 33% in the last 5 years, plus it is expected to rise by 42% in the next 5 years. Figures […]
I’ve talked before about using Excel to track your expenses and to setup a budget, but it can be difficult to know where to begin when faced with a blank Excel sheet and the thought of having to add in all of your expenses and spending. If you’d like some help, here’s an extremely useful […]
The Telegraph has published an interesting table and commentary on the amount that charities earn from the charity Christmas cards that are sold in a variety of shops. I’m not sure the overall results are that surprising, that even at the best rate, they only receive 21% of the purchase price, but a table published […]
Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis has just announced that his new TV programme, It Pays To Watch, will be starting on Five in the new year. From 9th January he will presenting a weekly show which he says aims to mirror much of what he does on his website, which is providing information on saving […]
Links to other interesting money articles on 3rd Dec 2007.