Budgeting

Introducing Simples

Last week, I found myself trying out an innovative new app called Simples. As you may have already guessed from the name, it’s a product belonging to Compare the Market. Sadly, there were no Russian meerkats in attendance, but I still came away impressed by what I had seen. Simples is a new secure portal …

How to save smarter

Aviva is on a mission to help Britain save smarter. Last week I wrote about their great new Financial Personality Tool and was pleased to discover that my alter ego was The Oracle. This puts me in a good position to share some tips for how to save smarter. What I will say before I …

Top tips: saving for a big buy

Ever since we got together, Kate and I have always been saving for something and, with baby number three on the way, we’ve suddenly found ourselves saving for lots of things! Of course, there are a fair few items that we already have, but some haven’t stood the test of time. Or, more accurately, the test of Dylan …

Golden Nuggets of Advice

I’m a strong believer in respecting my elders and listening to what they have to say and this is just what TSB’s Golden Nuggets of Advice campaign is all about. I’ve always paid attention to financial advice from my parents – they’ve been there, seen it, done it and probably didn’t waste any money on the T-shirt. So …