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Sally Aquire

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Sally is a UK-based freelance writer. As well as personal finance, she also writes on health & beauty and lifestyle topics. When she's not writing, she enjoys reading, shopping, hanging out with friends and generally making the most of her downtime!
Graduation Ceremony Attire

Graduation Attire – What to Wear to a Graduation Ceremony (on a Budget)

Judging from the comments on my recent post about going to a wedding for less, it seems that graduation ceremonies are definitely hitting people hard at this time of the year. I've opted to...
Stop Friends Pushing You Into Debt

How to Stop Expensive Friends Pushing You Into Debt

Are friends with expensive tastes encouraging you to spend more than you want to? I have one particular friend who always insists on going to expensive restaurants while she's visiting. Granted, she only visits...

Quicken Deluxe 2010 Review

The Quicken Deluxe personal finance software is designed to make it easy to budget and manage your money. In this respect, it sounds very similar to the You Need a Budget (YNAB) software, but...
Budget Friendly Baby Room Decorations

How to Decorate a Baby Room On a Budget

Decorating a baby room may seem like an expensive proposition but don't panic if your budget doesn't stretch to creating the baby room of your dreams. Contrary to the messages put out by glossy advertising, you...

Angie’s List Review – Find Trusted Services in Your Area

Have you ever had a nightmare with a contractor, mechanic, or dentist? I'm sure we've all had a bad experience at some point in our lives, and it's probably because you picked someone random,...

Weekly Blog Round-Up: Frugality Doesn’t Equal Deprivation

Many people assume that living a frugal lifestyle means never letting yourself enjoy treats and luxuries. This is a view point that I've never personally subscribed to, so I was glad to come across...
Save Money Feeding Treats

How To Save Money Feeding Treats to Your Pets

Giving treats to your cat or dog can become expensive as they're not always cheap to buy. If you don't mind spending a bit of extra time and effort, you may consider making your own...
Money Management Tips

Money Management Tips for Living With Friends

Living with friends might seem like a good idea on paper, but it won't always work so well in reality. While you may have plenty of things in common with your friends, are you...
Say No Retail Store Credit Cards

Why You Should Say No to Retail Store Credit Cards

If you've been shopping in a retail store lately, you might have been given the opportunity to sign up for a store card. Having the chance to save 10% (this is just an example...
Credit Card Minimum Payment

What to Do If You Can’t Even Meet The Minimum Payments on Your Credit...

In an ideal world, you'd be far exceeding the minimum payments on your credit cards, but what do you do if money is so tight that even the minimum payments are out of reach?...
Money Tight Paying Debts

Negotiating With Your Creditors: How to Pay Your Debts When Money Is Tight

Realizing that you can't pay your debts is a terrifying prospect, and it's tempting to bury your head in the sand and hope that the situation somehow resolves itself. As scary as it sounds,...

You Need A Budget 3 Review (YNAB) – Ultimate Personal Budgeting Software

Creating a budget is essential for keeping on top of your finances, but drawing up your own often creates too much headache and not enough results.  We all know that budgeting is important, but...