Money Mages' Personal Finance Grimoire

Money Mage’s Complete Personal Finance Grimoire. Life giving spells for making more money, saving and investing, and retiring early.

  • February 2020 Savings Report

    Welcome to our February 2020 Savings Report. Alternatively known as COVID-19-panic. Get your Coronavirus here. There is a case in Dundee, so it’s only a matter of time before filthy jobby-hands kill us all.

    If you frequently watch BBC News as we do, I’m surprised you are not running for your bunker with your Doomsday Prepper boxsets under your arm.

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  • Fruugo Review

    This is the first in a new series of reviewing online services & retailers. This series will only review services and retailers I’ve personally used.

    Fruugo is an ‘online marketplace’. You may not have heard the name before, but Fruugo are growing quickly. They’ll start popping up more on searches for goods.

    There are no affiliate links in... [[continue reading]]

  • How wealthy am I?

    An angry £80,000 earner on BBC Question Time during the 2019 UK General Election campaign sparked up a bit of a row about income tax and median earnings.

    There was an outcry at whether £80,000 was or wasn’t in the top 5% of earners. Does earning £80,000 or more put you in the top 5% of UK earners?

    Median earnings... [[continue reading]]

  • January 2020 Savings Report

    I can’t believe it’s well into February already, where is 2020 going? We had a great start to the year, and I hope yous all had a great start to 2020 too!

    January is one of those get-things-in-order months for many. Tax returns due. Planning for the year. Shedding Christmas bloat. Getting back into good habits.

    Given my OCD &... [[continue reading]]