Tuesday 26th May 2020

Tag: Lockdown

Mental Health Awareness Week: mindful habits we’ve formed in lockdown

This year’s Mental Health Awareness week theme is kindness and it got me thinking about how we can be kind to each other and ourselves during this time of crisis. Working from home has been a very strange time for everyone, some people have adapted very well and others are finding it harder, which is…


I used the lockdown to blow an £1,800-shaped hole in my debts

I have a confession to make. I’m a financial journalist who has not always practiced what he preaches. Over the past decade, I have written countless articles urging people to shop around for better savings deals, switch energy providers or simply set a budget. And yes, I have done a great deal of those myself.…


Keep calm and carry on learning

The coronavirus lockdown isn’t great, but here are some tips on ways to maximise your time and even produce a little earner to keep you going. Like hundreds of thousands of other people, my son Charlie has been furloughed from his job in hospitality due to coronavirus and the subsequent lockdown. He could have just…



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