Category: Personal Finances

The cost of living – then and now

I’m going to consider what the recent increase in the cost of living has meant for our family expenditure. I will look at what we spent then, when inflation was low. I will then compare that to what we are spending now, after inflation has (hopefully) peaked and is falling. As someone who considers themselves…

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Staying minted in 2023

Hello again after a long break in my writing here. Today I’m going to consider the state of my finances during and at the end of the 2023 year. The United Kingdom and the wider world experienced changeable markets during the year. Inflation in retail prices continued during the year but we should have now…

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