Tag Archives: Money

Managing my finances – how I do it

I have always had a finances spreadsheet, as far back as I can remember, but since being on my own I have paid much closer attention to my finances – even more so now that I have left behind a £32k job to work as a care assistant on alternate weeks and to try (no, Read More →

Making ends meet

I’m a little worried. I don’t know if I mentioned it but I applied for a job as a support worker. There seemed to be very little in the way of part time admin roles and I thought a change would be good. I’m looking forward to it. I have training next week – Monday Read More →

Benefits – Why shouldn’t we talk about them?

I am applying for benefits. I recently lost my job and decided to try to earn a living from writing/blogging. In the meantime I intend to try to find part time work to fit in around my kids school hours, while studying a course in journalism. But for the moment I don’t have an income and Read More →

Protecting your future in uncertain times

Thinking about money and the future might be enough to bring you out in a cold sweat. From job insecurity to soaring utility bills, you may have a host of financial concerns that make you worry about what tomorrow will bring. Perhaps you’re also concerned about what would happen to your loved ones if you Read More →

Money update 3

I'm sitting in the cafe at Sainsbury's just trying to spend my lunch break out of the office instead of sitting at my desk. As it is now a new week, try I have £40 for the week. Which I'm going to divide up by day. I also managed to get through the weekend with Read More →

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