my goals update november 2018

My goals update for November 2018

The days are disappearing and so it's as important as ever for me to keep my monthly targets top of mind. Sharing a goals update with you last month really helped me to keep on track with them so I've decided to make it a regular, mid-month post. Here is my goals update for November 2018.   Boost my side income: This is going really well! So far this month I have sold two things on Ebay and made over £40 on Prolific Academic doing surveys. I'm now almost halfway to my target of making Read more [...]
five frugal things - october 2018

A Frugal Autumn | Five Frugal Things for October 2018

In an effort to pay off my debt as quickly as possible, I'm looking beyond simply making extra money. I have been assessing all of my spending habits, adopting a more frugal lifestyle wherever I can. Each month I will be sharing Five Frugal Things that I have done to help improve my finances and ensure I can reach my goal of becoming debt free as soon as possible.   One Pumpkin soup and pumpkin pie. Off the back of a very autumnal weekend we spent pumpkin picking with friends earlier in Read more [...]
goals update for october 2018

My goals update for October 2018

We are already half way (and a bit) through October so I thought this would be a good time to check up on my progress with the goals I set for myself at the beginning of the month. I often find that if I don't remind myself of them regularly I can lose my focus. I'm going to be checking in with you around mid month from now to help me stay on track. Here is my goals update for October 2018.   Buy all my Christmas gifts: As of yet I have not purchased anything. What I have done however, is choose Read more [...]
how I paid off my first credit card

How I paid off my first credit card

A couple of weeks ago I finished paying off my first credit card! It had been a goal of mine for over two months and I cannot describe to you how good it felt to phone my bank and close that account. As soon as I hung up the phone I did a happy dance around the kitchen. I'm not joking. Be thankful you didn't witness those moves. For many people starting out on their debt free journey, getting rid of that first debt total might seem like an impossible mission. To help motivate and guide you, here Read more [...]