WAGES GONE AWOL AGAIN? DON’T LET IT HAPPEN THIS PAYDAY AS WE ASK A MONEY EXPERT HOW TO BUDGET, SAVE AND BE READY FOR FINANCIAL EMERGENCIES
We’ve all had alarmed ATM face at some point in our lives, but if ASOS et al are pretty much banking on receiving the majority of your pay cheque every month, it’s time to do a little self-assessment. Whether you’re already worrying about how to afford your summer holiday or struggling to pay for your lunch, we promise there’s a better way, and it doesn’t involve scratch cards or selling your soul. Just take it from Jasmine Birtles, founder of moneymagpie.com and internationally renowned financial expert.
DO THE MATHS
“The first thing you need to do is work out what your essential bills cost each month, so add up your rent or mortgage, utility bills, council tax etc, plus a basic amount for food, travel, clothes and whatever keeps body and soul together and the roof over your head. Essentially this is what a budget is and it’s worth using one of the many… Read full article.