Questions to ask before moving in with your partner

Moving in with a partner, such as a boyfriend, is a big step. You might have lived with roommates before but living with a partner can bring some more personal questions to think about. Whilst living with a partner might be great in many ways here are a few questions to think about before taking…

Making your commute more productive

For many the commute to work is unavoidable and can take up a good portion of your working day so why not spend that time more productively? Here are some ideas: Read a book This is a classic commuting activity for those that use public transport. It goes without saying that there are many books…

The best things about life as a graduate

Student life was a lot of fun and if I’m honest I do miss it. However, life as a graduate isn’t too bad so I need to start appreciating my life as it is now. I have been out of university for just under a year now and here are the three main things that…

My ‘no spend’ month

What is a no spend month? A no spend month (or week, day etc) can be defined in a few different ways. For me, my no spend month was defined as not spending any money on non-essential items such as groceries or essential toiletries. This means, no eating out, no buying clothes or make-up, no…

Summer holidays on a budget

I’ve recently booked a holiday to Rome in the summer. Although I am on a pretty tight budget at the moment I was determined to make it happen. Here are some tips for planning a summer break on a budget: Book now! A big money saver, in my experience, is booking well in advance. Don’t…