After a few months of losing control of my budget and giving in to hideous lifestyle inflation, it’s time to get back on the frugal wagon. What better way to do so than a back to basics frugal challenge? Get ready to enrol on Savings in the City’s crash course in budget basics, Frugality 101.…… Continue reading Back to Basics – Frugality 101
The annual cost of water and sewerage runs (rubbish pun fully intended) to £393 a year (source). Many can save by asking their water company to install a meter, and then paying for exactly the amount they use – everyone loves an incentive. However, we live in a flat which has a shared inlet for…… Continue reading Stop money from running down the drain
Contrary to what some people would have you believe, you can eat well on a budget. For me, a healthy diet is filled with: wholegrains at least 5 portions of fruit and vegetables a day protein from a variety of sources (pulses, meat, eggs, cheese, milk) a modest amount of fat Buying junk foods and…… Continue reading Healthy eating on a budget
*or for very little money The New Year is here, and this is the time for making resolutions. By far and away the most popular resolutions involve losing weight and getting fit. I’ll be posting tomorrow on how to eat healthily on a budget. Getting fit doesn’t have to be pricey – you don’t need…… Continue reading Get fit for free!