Helping you to make and save money!

If this is your first time here, then welcome. I’m here to help you to make and save money, by making simple tweaks and changes.

I share the things that have helped me to make and save money. But it doesn’t all work and sometimes you may see results, but the hack could be too risky, or too time consuming for me to recommend. So I share that stuff too. That way, you’re informed and able to make your own mind up. Check out: no risk matched betting and the reasons I don’t think it exists for an example of what I’m talking about.

Mental health

I’ll help you to manage your mental health around your finances too. I’ve been in debt, I’ve suffered with anxiety and I’m a mother. I also know that each of these things come with a particular set of challenges. So I try to help those who are feeling overwhelmed with tips and hacks to get through the rough days.

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I truly believe that money, mental health, and happiness are all interlinked. That’s why I’ve written articles like: coping with redundancy: what to do when you lose your job and how to find monthly goal ideas that will work for you. As I believe that getting out of a funk can have a positive impact on your finances.


I also share my experiences of motherhood.

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So I could write about free money in the UK: ways to make extra cash, then an article like: how to make a vision board that really works, followed by a personal post like: Arthur, mummy and the double electric breast pump. Money, the mind and motherhood; you’ll find it all here.

Friendly finance tips

Each post on this blog has been written as if I’m speaking to a close friend, because I want this space to be real and authentic. So please read these articles in the spirit that they’re intended. I want you to imagine me chatting to you over a cuppa (or a beer).

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That’s why I’ve written posts such as: how to get your Yorkshire puddings to rise every time and how to book a cheap holiday in a post-pandemic world, because these are the types of hacks that I regularly share with my pals.

Anything else?

I hope this has given you a taste of what you’ll find on Stapo’s thrifty life hacks. If you want to find out more about me personally, then click on my About Me page. If you’re wondering about my professional background, then check out my Work With Me page and my writing portfolio.

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