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Mrs Mummypenny
General Finance
Debt, pensions, money saving, money making, investment, savings, frugality
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Knebworth , Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
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I have just had a very scary thought this morning. There is only six weeks left of school before the boys break up for Christmas Holidays!! How did that happen, how did we suddenly get so close to Christmas?! We are in middle of the boys birthdays with one last week and one more to […] The post Monday Money #28 Christmas Ideas and meeting Billy from the F2 appeared first ...
Posted: Nov 12 2018 @ 8:52 AM
In preparation for writing this is article I asked Dylan, my eldest son who is 11, what has he been taught about finances and money at school? He replied, “We learnt about money in maths, as in if I buy three things costing 15p what would my change be from £1”. Not quite the type […] The post The Importance of Financial Education for Children appeared first on Mrs Mummypenny. ...
Posted: Nov 07 2018 @ 8:00 AM
I and my fellow personal finance community write a lot about the importance of an emergency fund. That pot of money set aside for emergencies, to get you out of a potentially expensive financial hole. But the question for many is firstly, how do I build this fund and what do I do if I […] The post What are my options if I don’t have an emergency fund? appeared first ...
Posted: Nov 06 2018 @ 1:12 PM
And just like that half term ends. Surprisingly the boys were okay going back to school today, two out of three even got dressed without me asking this morning! Of course half term can be an expensive time, particularly this time of the year when its colder. I always find myself paying out more for […] The post Monday Money #27 – Half Term and an event talking about finance for ...
Posted: Nov 05 2018 @ 8:35 AM
Last Christmas the UK Money Blogger community championed a wonderful cause. We all took part in the campaign and promoted the Reverse Advent Calendar and encouraged our readers to take part as well. SO many of us took part and even more of our audience took part as well. The impact on food going to […] The post The Reverse Advent Calendar – Giving to you local Food Bank appeared first ...
Posted: Nov 02 2018 @ 12:30 PM
My Parents Died within Three years of each other I experienced one of the worst forms of bereavement in my late teenage years. Both my mum and dad died, very unexpectantly of heart attacks at the ages of 58 and 63. They died within three years of each other, mum in 1993 and then dad […] The post Advice on How to Cope when someone close dies appeared first on Mrs ...
Posted: Oct 31 2018 @ 5:56 AM
I am excited to introduce to you Tilbea stylish breast-feeding fashion, a fabulous new brand from my wonderful friends Claire and Nicky. Networking creates a business friendship Three years ago, it was the early days of Mrs Mummypenny, I spent much of my time meeting people, networking, working hard to get my name out there. […] The post Introducing Tilbea Stylish Breast-Feeding Fashion appeared first on Mrs Mummypenny. ...
Posted: Oct 30 2018 @ 6:04 AM
This week was a normal school week for us in Hertfordshire and a regular work week with my one usual day in London. On Wednesday I popped into central London for an interview on all things money, financial planning, apps I use. Lots of fun. I got to travel after 10am so saved a few […] The post Monday Money #26 A Great Savings Month appeared first on Mrs Mummypenny. ...
Posted: Oct 29 2018 @ 5:09 AM
You might think that starting up a business would do the exact opposite of this, but would it really? If you took the time to start up a small business, and you have the energy to invest into it, a small business could soon turn your finances around. Of course, there is always the risk […] The post Why A Small Business Could Save Your Finances appeared first on Mrs Mummypenny. ...
Posted: Oct 28 2018 @ 1:44 PM
I have been scouring through my website and the internet to find my favourite products and services that offer a fab sign-up bonus. And here are five way to make a nice chunk of money, £135!! That could be a lovely contribution towards Christmas! Sign up to Top cash back get £5 I love Topcashback […] The post Five things you can do right now to make £135 appeared first on ...
Posted: Oct 26 2018 @ 10:07 AM


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