Category Archives: Money

Skint Dad’s Guide to a Thrifty Christmas

Today guest blogger is Ricky Willis, aka Skint Dad. As a stay at home dad Ricky has found ways to make the family budget go further, which he shares over on his blog Skint Dad. He is such a savvy … Continue reading

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Back to School money saving tips

‘Twas the night before Back to School and all through the house Nic from Team Netmums in Scotland was running around like a blue arsed fly getting everything ready and organised to make the cruel early start for the school run … Continue reading

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Struggling to pay the rent or mortgage? You’re not alone

In advance of our webchat with Shelter, today’s guest blog is from Kay Boycott, director of campaigns and policy at Shelter. She writes about how Shelter hear every day from mums battling to pay the rent or mortgage and how … Continue reading

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It’s going to be a Frugal January for Team Netmums

Brassic, strapped, skint, impecunious (we looked that one up!)…just a few words to describe the financial state of so many of us this January. It’s a really bleak month as far as money goes. Many families received their last pay … Continue reading

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Help us campaign for warm homes and lower bills

Are you worried about paying your energy bills this winter? Does your family struggle to keep warm at home? Netmums has teamed up with the Energy Bill Revolution to campaign for warm homes and lower bills. The Energy Bill Revolution’s … Continue reading

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Small Business Week – Scaling the Cloth Mountain

Today’s Small Business Week post is written by Kate a mum of three who has just set off on a new adventure setting up a home business inspired by the mountain of cloth in her mum’s cupboards and a love … Continue reading

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Small Business Week – Playing Merrily

All this week we’ve been bringing you posts from Mums who decided to take their working lives into their own hands and ‘set up shop’ as it were. Today Merry tells how she, quite literally, did just that. ——————————————————————————————————————————— Buying … Continue reading

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Small Business Week – Going Underground

Today’s Small Business Week post is written by Jennie who through her own experience of being a new mother who stll needed to travel on the London Underground realised that there wasn’t an App for that! ————————————————————————————- I first thought … Continue reading

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Save the Children: Mums United – Guest post by Sally Copley

Here at Netmums we’re supporting a brand new campaign from Save the Children that is encouraging the government to give Universal Credit the money it needs to support working mothers. Netmums research carried out last week for Save the Children … Continue reading

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