How I popped my upcycling cherry and saved £65+

Have you ever considered upcycling to save cash but never taken the plunge? Well, that was me until now. I was recently looking for a shelf for my daughter’s room but couldn’t find exactly what I was looking for. I found one I quite liked in Ikea but it was £75 – far too expensive, while another...

A £30 surprise from my 19-year-old self

This wasn’t my finest moment. I’d had a few drinks (please be Drinkaware), and after a quick stopoff at the cashpoint, I’d jumped back into the taxi with my £30 withdrawal left dangling out of the ATM like a carrot for thieving passers-by. This was during the summer of 2006, when I was a 19-year-old student with...