7 Ways To Generate Extra Income From Your Home Business
Mar15

7 Ways To Generate Extra Income From Your Home Business

Last week I sat down with always-lovely mindset coach and business mentor Joseph James to talk about generating more income for yourself and your family. I’ve been running LittleStuff from home since 2003 – and I’m still figuring out how to do it right! You can see my top tips on successfully working from home in this post here – but I really wanted to talk to Joseph about ways to increase my income. I...

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5 easy steps to save money as a family
Feb25

5 easy steps to save money as a family

With household budgets getting squeezed, it is becoming more and more essential for many families to save money where possible. We have identified 5 simple steps anyone can do to help your family save a little money each month. 1.      Adopt a healthier lifestyle  It is no secret that unhealthy habits tend to cost more than healthy ones. Family jogging for sport outdoors with the kids on summer day...

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Expecting a baby: what do you need to budget for?
Feb06

Expecting a baby: what do you need to budget for?

Having a baby is one of the most exciting moments in anyone’s life. But amidst the excitement and trepidation (and outright terror… they’re your responsibility for HOW long? And they come out of WHERE?), the practical side of things also have to be remembered in terms of how much it will cost to raise them. Everyone wants the very best for their child – and the best place to start is by planning out what you need to...

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Ever heard of Property Crowdfunding? Maybe UOWN is what you need…
Dec17

Ever heard of Property Crowdfunding? Maybe UOWN is what you need…

Everyone knows that investment in property is ‘as safe as houses’. But of course getting on the property ladder these days is a total pipe dream; my 20yr old earns a decent salary, but accepts without question that house-owning is a far-off dream for his 30’s or 40’s. It’s simply not for him in the next decade at least. So I was genuinely interested when UOWN got in touch to explain their system; which is...

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6 Ways to Help Your Independent Teenager be Frugal
Jun25

6 Ways to Help Your Independent Teenager be Frugal

Saving money can be tough no matter what age you are. But when you’re young and all you want to do is get out and gather as many experiences as possible, it’s particularly difficult to say “no” to the things you can’t afford. Whether your teen is away at Uni, or out in the big wide world with a pay cheque every month, their focus is of course on regular nights out with their mates or racking up their gig...

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Facing The Possibility Of Death – Grown Up Life Is Hard.
Feb25

Facing The Possibility Of Death – Grown Up Life Is Hard.

Why don’t we see ourselves as adults? I don’t know about you, but when I realise I’m doing something considered ‘grown up’ I do look around, feeling a fraud, wondering when the grown ups will show up to come handle it for me… And yet. Here I am. A 40-something mother to four, running a business, paying the bills, clearing a mortgage… It appears Grown Up-ness was sneaking up on me while I was busy...

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