How Can I Cover My Expenses and Still Have Money to Spend Each Month?
When people hear the words “monthly budget”, they often think it means that every cent earned and spent needs to be allocated and accounted for accordingly. This can seem a bit too “strict”, but that depends of course on what your financial goals are. There are people who, quite literally, know where every cent goes. Maybe you’re one of them. Or maybe you’d prefer to be more flexible wit…
Wonga Money Academy – What’s It All About?
Each week, we mention our Wonga Money academy, and how it’s designed to help you build financial confidence and better understand your money. There’s a lot more to it than that though, so if you haven’t yet had a chance to visit the website and see what it’s about, then this introduction is just for you.
As a micro-loan financial institution, it’s in our best interest that our customers…
40 Massive Money Saving Tips
Like it or not, day to day life is becoming increasingly expensive, most of us try to analyse our outgoings and come up with a few ways to save a bit of cash each month. That’s what this post is all about... Helping you save money.
Whether it’s cutting down on bills or ditching the morning coffee-grab on the way to work, there are plenty of ways that we can make the most of our salaries…
A Beginners Guide to Managing Your Money
Learning to manage your money responsibly is perhaps one of the most important lessons you can learn, and it will stand you in good stead for life. Unfortunately, it’s not something that everyone has the good fortune of learning, or it’s only something that happens later in life when money is already an issue. Don’t let this be you! In this beginners guide to managing your money, we’ll g…
Three Ways to Eat Healthily on a Tight Budget
Most people automatically assume that they can’t afford to eat healthily because healthy food is more expensive. And while this might be true for certain whole food ingredients, quality fresh fruit, vegetables, protein (meat, fish, legumes etc.) and dairy – the foundations of a healthy diet - don’t necessarily cost more. Plus, if you spend a bit of time each week planning your meals and…
Treat Mom this Mother's Day
You’ve survived Christmas, Valentine’s Day and Easter, but now Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and this is NOT a day you want to pass without showing your appreciation to the woman who brought you into this world, but it also doesn't have to be a day that breaks the bank. After all, if anyone understands a token gesture, or that it’s the thought that counts, it’s a mom!
Have a Wallet-Friendly, Happy Easter
Just when you think you’re out of the woods with the Festive season (followed all too swiftly by Valentine’s Day), Easter springs out at you, and expectations are high for a chocolate extravaganza! And while a chocolate here and there won’t ordinarily break the bank, a hoard of Easter treats can get expensive.
So with this in mind, here are a few ways you can have a wallet-friendly, happ…
Money Saving Tips for the Millennial
It’s not easy being a millennial (those born between 1980 and 2000) in our current economy. In fact, statistics show that the majority of those in their mid-late 20’s still live at home, as they simply can’t afford to move out. And as much as we love our parents – and their hearty homemade meals – we don’t really want to be sitting on the sofa with them every Friday night for the foresee…