Personal Finance

Millenials Should Hope the Stock Market Falls

Many people would think this is a strange comment to make.  Why would anyone hope for the stock market to fall?  Surely we’d all be better off if the stock market was rising?  I can see why you would think this considering the way the media report on the stock market suggests anything other than… Continue reading Millenials Should Hope the Stock Market Falls

Personal Finance

How to create a budget

I know the thought of creating a budget doesn't sound like a lot of fun but if you want financial security and to reach your financial goals than creating a budget and tracking your expenses is vital.  I have created an easy to follow step-by-step plan below with a downloadable monthly template. Why should you… Continue reading How to create a budget

Personal Finance

The Money Taboo

Recently I went out to dinner with a group of friends to celebrate a new job offer for a friend.  One friend asked what her new salary is because she was also thinking of working the same field.  But there was no response, just a disgusted look that she was even asked the question.  The… Continue reading The Money Taboo

Making money

October 2017 Review

I started My Side Hustle mid September so October has been my first full month of blogging. I do this in addition to a full time job so I have limited time to dedicate to My Side Hustle. This blog has become a creative outlet for me and I am hooked, I hope you enjoy… Continue reading October 2017 Review

Personal Finance

Why you should track your expenses

You've spent all your monthly income but you have nothing to show for it and you don't understand where your money is going.  Does this sound familiar to you? I learnt a lot from tracking my expenses for a year, I think tracking expenses is vital for anyone that wants to manage their finances better and… Continue reading Why you should track your expenses


Have a Frugal Christmas with these Gift Ideas

Trying to cut down on your spending this Christmas but still want to show your loved ones how much you care?  Look no further, here you’ll find a gift for everyone on your list. For her Celebrate your relationship with these personalised wooden key rings £5.99 ‘I wish this was Prosecco’ mug £7.99 For the… Continue reading Have a Frugal Christmas with these Gift Ideas

Making money

Full Review: OddsMonkey

I’ve been using OddsMonkey for a month now and made just over £500 from matched betting just a couple of hours a week.  This is whilst working full time, having a social life and enough time for me to pursue my hobbies.  I have previously posted an introduction to matched betting and my first experience… Continue reading Full Review: OddsMonkey