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Hidden Costs When Moving Home

Moving home is one of life’s most exciting but also stressful endeavours. And it is also a costly business.  There are so many fees to pay when moving, from solicitors costs to removal vans, surveys and more. But there are other costs that are often overlooked. We take a look at hidden costs when moving […]

Home Equity Advantages & Disadvantages.

  Home equity release is an option many homeowners may be considering right now. The access to funds in a property must be tempting to those that need access to money. However, it is a big step to take, and should be researched thoroughly before proceeding.  We took a look at some home equity advantages […]

Things Worth Paying For

We all love a bargain. With many of us having to constantly budget to get by each month, it makes sense to find value in things we spend our money on. We have talked about the best way to do that in many articles on this site. However, there are a few things in life […]

Save Money On Your Car – Part 2

In my last blog, I took a look at how to save money on your car. But there were other ways that we did not have time to cover. By being proactive and using some initiative, it is always possible to get your costs down. Moolr took another look at ways to save money on […]

Save Money On Your Car

When we look to budget and control what we spend when times are tough, for many a key cost is the motor vehicle we operate. They can hoover up large chunks of what we earn. But they are essential to many of our lives. However, despite the cost of petrol, insurance and the vehicles themselves, […]

How To Cut Travel Costs

We often overlook when planning our finances just how much many of us spend on travel. Be it work or pleasure, a large chunk of our hard-earned money can be lost just by getting from one place to another. And back. But there are usually ways of reducing what we spend. Moolr looked at how […]

Free Things To Do In A City

Many of us often assume that to have fun and go out costs money. Often it does. But every city on the planet offers a wealth of free activities constantly that allows you to have an active social life without breaking the bank. Using my home city of Manchester as an example, I have had […]

A Look At Council Tax

We are all aware of council tax. That monthly bill for 10 months of the year that seems to go up every year whilst we bemoan the value for money we get for it. But how much do you really know about it? Moolr took a look at council tax. Who pays council tax? Everyone […]

Ways To Give Something Back For Free

Most of us enjoy giving gifts as well as receiving. We take joy and satisfaction in helping others and assisting any way we can. For many though, financial struggles can make you feel helpless sometimes. You feel restricted in how you can help others, as often money is involved, as it usually is in most […]

How To Combat Rising Food Prices

Global forces work constantly to continually push the price of food up each year.  In some years, this may be due to a weak currency, floods, droughts and other issues. For the UK, Brexit’s effects, whilst still uncertain in many areas, will only exacerbate the problem. Without EU rebates and trade deals, the price and […]

Save Money On Household Bills

With winter now over, it is hopefully a better time for receiving bills as the cold weather becomes a distant memory. But the bills continue, and this is still a good time to look at how costs can be reduced in the future. After all, as a nation we are very poor at energy efficiency. […]

Is Your Routine Leaving You Short Of Money?

At Moolr, we always advise those on a tight budget to make detailed monthly plans of what incoming and outgoing money. Work out your budget and then plan your life accordingly. However, for many that appear to have a working plan written down, the figures do not add up at month-end. This is because most […]

How To Reduce Monthly Expenses

In these difficult times, it is important for many of us that we use our money wisely. The wiser we use it, the more we get out of life, and the greater peace of mind we achieve. Moolr have taken a look at how we can make our money go further by reducing life’s costs. […]

How To Shop For Food Efficiently

I’ll be honest – I have been a terrible food shopper in the past .I buy what I want, when i want, regardless of budget and without considering whether all the food will be used. Eventually I realised i could not afford to continue to this approach. Thus i tried to become more savvy when […]

Should you be living in London?

London. The busy, bustling capital of the united kingdom, is a place worth visiting with thousands of attractions including museums, art galleries, fairs, boutiques, shops, nightclubs and so much more. Is it worth it? London is one of the most expensive places to live in the country and in the top 20 most expensive places […]