UK Money Blogger Profile: Money for Monday

Why do you write about money?

I’ve always considered myself to be okay with money, but being okay wasn’t working for me,
so I write to keep myself accountable in my own financial journey in making my money work
harder and hopefully what I write resonates and helps others too.

How did you start blogging?

I can be quite opinionated and would no doubt bore those around me talking about money
so thought that blogging would be a great way of putting down my thoughts and for others to
see and comment on.

What is your most popular post and why?

In the early days Rockstar Finance picked up 10 Reasons you are sabotaging your own financial wellbeing
Initially I thought it was a glitch in my stats until I realised that huge amounts of traffic was
being directed my way from them.

What is your favourite post and why?

I can honestly say that I don’t have a favourite post.
I like to think that I put a lot of work into writing my post and everyone is only as good as the
one before.

What is your top blogging tip?

Try to get over the mindset that everything has to be perfect.
If you have an idea, draft it, proof read it and get it out there.
It might not be perfect, but the beauty of blogging is that you can always revisit the post and make it better and more up to date with relevant information.

Why are you a part of Uk Money Bloggers?

The group is full of like minded bloggers that share their experience and knowledge with
each other solely with the view of making our blogs better and reaching as many people as

Who are your favourite three money bloggers?

Be Clever With Your Cash

The Humble Penny

Skint Dad

What is your number one money tip?

Whenever you can, try and delay making any purchase. It gives you time to consider whether it’s a necessity or one that will leave you with buyer’s remorse.

What is the best bargain you have ever bought?

My wife and I have been able to get a lot of free and cheap toys for our little boy, which we’ll
be using when we have our second. They get bored of toys so quickly, to the point where the box they often come get more attention.

What is a service or product you are happy to pay extra for?

​I’ve naturally got short arms and long pockets, but I’m happy to pay that little extra for any service that if I did myself would probably end up costing me more to put right.

Tell us about yourself unrelated to your blog

I became a dad for the first time at 39 and about to be a dad again at 41. Is that old?

And finally…where can we find you on social media?

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