always get more than one quote

30 Second Finance: 4. 8 June 2018 – Always get more than one quote for any work you get done!

Before I started working in my current team, I had no idea about best value practices. If I needed to get some work done on my car or buy an expensive item, I used to get a quote from someone and if it seemed reasonable, I’d do it.   However, if the quote seemed unreasonable […]

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30 second tips: How to save on flights.

30 Second Finance: 2. 4 May 2018 – How to save money on flights

When booking your flights, there’s a number of things to keep in mind to help you save money: The day of the week you travel – Tuesdays and Wednesdays are often the cheapest days of the week to travel, with Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays notoriously more expensive. Plan your trip for the off-season or shoulder […]

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Time-poor Finance: Meal prep to save money: Make two dinners per person per night

30 Second Finance: 1. 26 April 2018 – Make two dinners per person per night

I make two meals per person each night Sunday to Thursday. We then have the leftovers for lunch at work the next day.   Given that I need to prepare and cook food for dinner anyway, doubling the veg prep and cooking quantities doesn’t require much more effort.   I’ve implemented this trick at home and we’re […]

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