Spanner in the Works

  Oh, the joys of being a homeowner. Having talked in the very last post about how having a small house reduces the number of things that can go wrong, and the cost of repairs, we have had a plumbing disaster. Disaster strikes! Ok, disaster is probably overstating it,...

Why it pays to live in a small house

More and more people seem to be coming around to the idea of simplicity and minimalism these days. For some, it’s about the lack of ‘baggage’ and the sense of freedom it gives. For others, it’s about reducing their carbon footprint by consuming fewer ‘things’. Then,...

Mortgage Update: Quarter 1 2018

I’m now three months into my mortgage challenge so, how are things going? The Plan I plan to pay an extra £4000 off the mortgage in 2018. This won’t be spread evenly throughout the year, however. We have a lot of expenses towards the end of the year, including...

How much can you earn from online surveys?

How much can you earn from online surveys? Now that I am aiming for financial freedom, I have been considering how we are going to increase our income. One of the things I have been doing for some time is filling out online surveys for rewards of either cash or...