Interview with Maria Nedeva of The Money Principle!

Maria Nedeva is the owner of The Money Principle where she teaches people in financial trouble how to build sustainable wealth. I recently came across her blog and was hooked. Maria’s blog is not only really informative and helpful, but is also a very enjoyable read! I asked her a few questions about The Money
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I could buy new jeans, but I prefer my DIY haute couture ripped stained ones!

I bought a pair of jeans at a car boot sale last summer for £1. It had a few paint stains on it but I didn’t let it bother me. They were small and near the top of the jeans, so are easily covered up by a top or a jacket. I’ve worn them almost
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Over £11,000 of savings made!

When I started this blog, my aim was to drastically cut my expenditure so that I could afford to quit my job to become a stay at home mum/ blogger and for my family of four to not just survive, but thrive on one salary! I also didn’t want to compromise on buying eco-friendly foods
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Why I think taking early retirement can help to change the world!

Recently I have been getting loads of comments on my blog from someone called theFIREstarter and a couple of days ago I started having a good read through his blog. In my opinion it was time well spent and I recommend you all go and have a read! In his first blog post which can
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Money is a coupon for someone else’s time!

Competitions advertising large cash prizes are hard to miss these days.  There is the lottery, TV game shows, radio guess the voice competitions and countless others.  Across the various different types of media we are encouraged to fantasize about what we would spend all that money on.  Winning all that cash is meant to  be very exciting.
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After children – changing financial priorities affecting your relationship?

I am taking part in Womens Money Week and the topic today is ‘relationships and money’.  I am going to write a little about how my husband and I handle money issues within our relationship and how the inspiration behind my blog Eco Thrifty Living is impacting upon that. We have always been pretty sensible with money
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Budget Cuts

Want to reduce your yearly expenditure, whilst retaining or improving your quality of life?  I started this blog as I wanted to prove that it is possible to thrive, not just survive on one salary.  Obviously less income, means less spending and therefore some budget cuts are necessary.  Those budget cuts however are the key
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