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Wednesday 20th November 2019

Money Web Issue #12: your weekly round up of the best of British blogging

British Blogging

There’s an increasingly big and brilliant haul of stories and advice out there about the pounds in our pockets. Each week, we scour the best of the UK’s personal finance blogs and tell you what caught our eye.

Boost My Budget 

Should we talk more about our salaries?

Authored by the mysterious ‘B’, Boost My Budget is all about sharing experiences with different side hustles and ways of making and saving money online.

The chosen piece this week was written by Boost My Budget for the UK Money Blogger site. This intriguing article discusses whether we should be more transparent with our salaries – weighing up the pros and cons. Do you know what your colleagues earn? Should you know?

Cracking Retirement 

How your money changes in retirement

Talking all things money in post-retirement life, Cracking Retirement is an informative blog sharing the ins and outs of personal finance in later life.

Detailing the changes to your money that you’ll see when you enter retirement – what gets cheaper, what gets more expensive, and what stays the same – this blog post is a definite read if you’re feeling a little confused about your personal funding post-retirement! Interesting read, even for those for whom retirement is a long shot away.

Savvy in Somerset 

Why we chose to go well below budget when buying our first house

Savvy in Somerset was created by Fiona who kick-started her extreme money-saving when she and her partner decided to buy their first house together. Since then, she’s shared her tips and tidbits on all things money-saving to help others, too.

It is commonplace that other people encourage you to spend your whole budget when buying your first home. Full of first-hand anecdotes, this great piece by Savvy in Somerset explains why you should really try to go below your budget and what this could mean for your future!

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Phoebe Burrows

Phoebe Burrows

Mouthy blogger

A recent music graduate, Phoebe is writing her way through her first job.

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