Rants and Raves

Why You Should Never Just Accept Your Insurance Renewal Price

  I have a very modest, cheap to run, small car.  I am a very modest, cheap to run, small person!  But what I also am is really, really annoyed about the way my insurance company tried to rip me off today, then made the most feeble excuses about why it might have happened. My car insurance runs out in approximately 10 days’ time, and as they do, my insurers sent me an email about renewing my current policy.  They…

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Making Money

What Are The Benefits Of Waiting Until You Start Taking Your Pension

In the past, people would retire as soon as they were able to claim their pension. Everybody was counting down the days until they didn’t have to get up in the morning anymore, but things are a little different these days. The retirement age is already increasing and it’s getting harder to get by on your pension alone, so a lot of people are deciding to wait a while until they take it.  Image From Pixabay CCO License If you…

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Making Money

Monetising A Long Term Hobby

Having years of experience on your side, and a true passion for whatever hobby you’ve consistently dabbled in over the years, means you’ve got a unique chance to monetize what you love. After all, you’re great at what you do, and if you’ve got a bit of time and energy on your hands, you have a lot to offer the world! Because of that, it might be a good idea to think about the different ways you could generate a…

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Living on Less

3 Expensive Things To Save Money On This Year

If you’re running a tight ship this year after twelve months of financial hardship owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, then here is a run-down of three expensive things that you can save some serious cash on this year. Not sure where to start? Take a read of the below.  Image Source A New Car If you’re in the market for a new car in 2021, then it makes sense to shop around to get yourself the best deal possible. One…

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Making Money

Gadgets And Hacks To Make Working From Home More Productive

It has been over a year since the majority of the population started working from home, rather than going to the office. But if you are retired and wanting to make some extra cash, then the chances are that it would involve working from home anyway. If you’re new to working from home or want to start a side-hustle to support a pension, then having the right setup is going to help you to work more productively and improve your…

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