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Charlotte Jessop

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Looking After Your Pennies
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frugal living, eco-friendly, personal finance, family budgeting, meal planning, making money, saving money
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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
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The day I realised that I could make money online whilst sat on my sofa was the day that changed my life.  I realised that the internet was a powerful resource to help me achieve my dreams and making more money was a part of that.   Over the years I have found all sorts of ways to make money.  I’ve pr… Read more The post Make Money Online From Your Sofa appeared ...
Posted: Nov 13 2018 @ 5:55 PM
Christmas has officially started for me!  My Christmas shopping has started and I’m already stockpiling food for the big day.  The other day I spent most of the morning singing Mistletoe and Wine.   As much as I love Christmas, the thought of it does make me sweat a little.  It’s … Read more The post How To Have A Very Merry Frugal Christmas appeared first on Looking After Your Pennies. ...
Posted: Nov 09 2018 @ 4:34 AM
I realise that this may be controversial.  Some people may read this and disagree.  But our goal is not financial independence.  At least, it is not on the cards for us right now.  Instead, we are working on a slightly different situation.   For us, we are working on financial stability.  T… Read more The post Why NOT To Aim For Financial Independence appeared first on Looking After Your Pennies. ...
Posted: Nov 08 2018 @ 4:30 AM
The day my husband and I fully stocked our emergency fund, it was like a weight had been lifted off our shoulders.  Suddenly, we were financially prepared for every eventuality that would come our way.   For most of my life, and definitely most of my adult life, I have always had some savings.  T… Read more The post Why An Emergency Fund Needs To Be Your Priority appeared first on Looking After ...
Posted: Nov 06 2018 @ 4:15 AM
We’ve all got things that we want to save for.  Whether we are looking to boost our emergency funds, save for that dream holiday, get a deposit for your first house or just to prove you can.   It is my belief that everyone is capable of saving.  And I believe that you should be saving money even if … Read more The post How To Save Money Fast appeared first on Looking ...
Posted: Nov 02 2018 @ 4:15 AM
Last year, the UK Money Bloggers (UKMB) community joined together to run #FoodBankAdvent.  They encouraged their readers to come together and complete a reverse advent calendar.   With many families expected to turn to the foodbank for support in the festive period, we are once again comin… Read more The post #FoodBankAdvent-The Reverse Advent Calendar appeared first on Looking After Your Pennies. ...
Posted: Nov 01 2018 @ 4:15 AM
This is a guest post by Patricia Saunders.   Debts can create havoc in your financial life; even a little bit of debt is as harmful as venom. You have to keep up your debt payments, otherwise, your credit score will suffer.   On the other hand, if you have a large amount of debt, you have to wor… Read more The post How To Manage Debts And Other Financial Emergencies Strategically appeared first on Looking ...
Posted: Oct 31 2018 @ 5:03 AM
When it comes to saving money and living a frugal lifestyle my children are not exempt.  Although much of what we are doing in terms of looking after our money is for the benefit of our children, we do feel it necessary to spend excessively on them.   My husband and I have made huge changes in our liv… Read more The post Things You Buy Your Kids That I Don’t! appeared first ...
Posted: Oct 29 2018 @ 4:00 AM
For the first time in this series, we are going to hear about how to make money blogging.  Clare from My Money Cottage is going to tell us how her side hustle and how it makes her money.  You can check out the rest of the series here. Tell us a little about yourself My name is Clare. I’m a Mum of three c… Read more The post Side Hustling #11- Blogging appeared ...
Posted: Oct 27 2018 @ 5:22 AM
As I write this we are currently having one of the mildest autumns ever.  Many are rejoicing in this fact, but for me I find it concerning.  It is a reminder of the scale of the human impact on our planet and reminds me that I must continue to find ways to bring our planet back to good health.  That’s wh… Read more The post 19 Must Haves For An Eco-Friendly ...
Posted: Oct 25 2018 @ 3:00 AM


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