My top tips for Black Friday shopping

It is that time again, Black Friday is almost upon us.  The day after Thanksgiving in the US, where the nation, in a turkey induced coma has the energy to do nothing other than begin their Christmas shopping.  It is also known as World TV Day, though I am not sure if that is because

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9 reasons to ditch your car

Having a car is a luxury that many people around the world enjoy, especially in this day and age. However, do you ever find yourself wondering if having a car is worth all of the hassle? Yes it might be nice being able to drive anywhere you want, but do the pros outweigh the cons?

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A look at earth covered houses

In the summer months, Spain sounded like an ideal retreat. Now, though a cave could be a viable option. Well, not a cave, an earth sheltered home… Earth sheltered houses are becoming increasingly popular among self builders. Usually surrounded by earth on three sides, blending in with natural scenery giving the illusion that the land

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If money were no object….

  Have you ever played that game?   If money were no object, where would you live?  If money were no object, where is the first place you would go on holiday? Stuck in traffic on the A34 last week Mr B and I started playing the game because we were stationary for almost an hour

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How to improve your credit score

A healthy credit score goes such a long way to making life’s challenges that little bit easier. Understanding the factors that can affect it early on will put you in a great position and enable you to start building up a credit profile that lenders will love. Unfortunately, just as a good score can make

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Becoming a grown up

On Friday of last week I finally became a grown up.    I opened an ISA.  Probably something I should have done years ago but I am slow on the uptake where all things financial are concerned and Mr B told me it was the right thing to do.  So it is now done and

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Xero, helping you run your business

I started my business, making the leap from being just self employed to running a company, a couple of years ago.  It made sense to do that and made me feel like a grown up suddenly being able to write “company director” when asked about my job title.  No longer would I have to mumble

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