Monthly Archives: June 2013

June Budget Update

I hope you guys are having a fantastic weekend! 😉 I have been crazy busy recently: I have had guests over for about a week, work has been mega busy and I have also been getting ready for my forthcoming trip to Italy making all the final arrangements. I am catching my flight later this […]

Travelling on a Budget – Part 1

It is no secret that I love to travel. I have this huge desire to explore different countries and cultures, eat local food and drink local wine, learn a few phrases in foreign languages, meet new people and get a few stamps in my passport along the way. One of the advantages of living in […]

No Spend Days

I have noticed that no spend days are very common in the personal finance community and almost every personal finance blogger has at least one or two no spend days each week. When I started budgeting in May this year, I set a small amount of cash aside for the week ahead that I could […]

June Budget

I am almost embarrassed to be posting this as my budget for June looks pretty depressing. On the bright side, this is my first ever budget chart and I am a little proud of myself for making it this far 😉 Let’s see where my money is going in June… Rent & utilities: Okay, I […]

Sunday Special #1: my week in review

Happy Sunday, friends! I cannot believe how fast time flies and tomorrow is a start of yet another week in the office! As to my finances, I think I have done pretty well this week. I am still getting used to the idea of living on a budget and I am constantly looking for ways […]

This Month’s Challenge

I got paid on Friday and this month I am putting £580 towards my debt (this includes £215 that I owe my Mum – I wanted to pay her before I start making any additional payments towards my debt). Done and ticked off my list! I have not started aggressively attacking my credit card debt […]