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The Best Money Saving & Personal Finance Blogs In The UK

Top Personal Finance Blogs in the UK

While I cover a lot of money-saving and personal finance-related articles. I’m going to struggle to cover every single topic. I know very little about investing, and personal finance from the perspective of the older generation and families.

Which is why I’ve put together a list of my favourite UK Money Saving Blogs & Personal Finance Blogs. Each blog is listed below with a brief statement on what topics they cover. So, whether you’re new to personal finance or a pro looking for ways to make extra cash, or save yourself hundreds – one of these sites will be for you.

They are in no particular order. Each one of these sites is able to bring something unique to the world of UK personal finance. So, be sure to check out the entire list to find a blog suitable for you.

1. Saving Scotts

Blog Link: www.savingscotts.com

Saving Scotts is a great example of personal finance blogs aimed at students and recent graduates. Much of what Saving Scotts write about is finding an alternative source of income & money-saving ideas.

Most Popular Post: http://www.savingscotts.com/…/online-jobs-for-college…

2. Mums Savvy Savings

Blog Link: www.mumssavvysavings.com

Follow the financial blogs of Ex-Teacher Emma, who quit it all to become self-employed. Not ready to give up the finer things in life she’ll show you how to live a good life with good value.

Most Popular Post: http://mumssavvysavings.com/5-ways-can-make-kids-bedroom-budget/

3. The Money Shed

Blog Link: https://blog.themoneyshed.co.uk/

The Money Shed is one of my favourite financial blogs. It’s home to the largest personal finance community with more than 4,500 users and 95,000 posts. 

Most Popular Post: https://blog.themoneyshed.co.uk/dealing-financial-emergencies/

4. The Frugal Cottage

Blog Link: www.thefrugalcottage.com

The Frugal Cottage launched in 2014 and aims to inspire others with stories of money saving, budgeting and early retirement.

Most Popular Post: http://www.thefrugalcottage.com/deprivation-is-not-part…/

5. Your Money Sorted

Blog Link: http://www.yourmoneysorted.co.uk/blog/

Eileen from Your Money Sorted helps women to become financially confident. Since launching in 2016 Eileen has helped women understand how their money mindset affects their finance. Helping them to change their lives through creating a happy and secure relationship with money.

Most Popular Post: http://www.yourmoneysorted.co.uk/blog/5-easy-ways-to-improve-your-money-mindset/

6. Lotty Earns

Blog Link: http://www.lottyearns.co.uk/

In a matter of just a few short months, LottyEarns won Show Me The Money Blogger of the Year. Specialising in luxury on a budget, this is one personal finance blog you’re not going to want to miss!

Most Popular Post: http://www.lottyearns.co.uk/2017/04/07/20k-diet-coke-addiction-four-months/

7. I Beat Debt

Blog Link: Ibeatdebt.com

Vicky writes over at I Beat Debt. She says “It’s all about money making and saving tips to get out of and then stay out of debt.”

Most Popular Post: https://ibeatdebt.com/an-open-letter-to-credit-card-companies-its-not-me-its-you/

8. Savings 4 Savvy Mums

Blog Link: http://savings4savvymums.co.uk/

Savings 4 Savvy Mums is a financial site dedicated to mums who love to save or make money. Since it’s launch in 2017, Savings 4 Savvy Mums have made it into the top 1,000 blogs in the UK. With a dedicated community of more than 100 mums swapping money saving, family-friendly tips.

Most Popular Post: http://savings4savvymums.co.uk/bank-account-skimming-easy-way-save-next-family-holiday/

9. Much More With Less

Blog Link: http://www.muchmorewithless.co.uk/

Blogging since 2015. Much More With Less is a blog about moving to the country, living on less and making the most of it. Since moving from London to Suffolk, Faith blogs about her family’s life from food to flowers, fitness to finance, and all with a thrifty spin.

As a personal finance journalist, Faith is passionate about helping people make the most of their money, whether spending less or earning more.

Most Popular Post: http://www.muchmorewithless.co.uk/2017/04/earn-34230-year-without-paying-penny-tax.html

10. 7 Circles

Blog Link: http://the7circles.uk/

If I ever need advice on investing. I go to 7 circles. The site is designed as a guide for the private investor. Providing jargon busting information on all things investing, business, finance and economics.

The site isn’t the prettiest, but if you’re able to get past that you’re able to find information that you’d struggle to find elsewhere on the internet. All of which will help you to combat your understanding of investing and finances.

Most Popular Post: http://the7circles.uk/hoarding-cash-home/

11. Be Clever With Your Cash

Blog Link: https://becleverwithyourcash.com/

Be Clever With Your Cash recently won Personal Finance Blog of the Year. A well-deserved winner. The site shares some fantastic advice on how to get the most from your money. With tips and tricks, hacks and deals – Be Clever With Your Cash is a site that belongs in your bookmarks.

Most Popular Post: https://becleverwithyourcash.com/the-best-bank-switching-cashback-interest-offers/

12. Debt Camel

Blog Link: https://debtcamel.co.uk/

Debt Camel is a highly unique UK finance blog that covers a very important topic. Debt. The site is well-known for highly informative articles without the confusing jargon on topics including; effective budgeting and saving.

Most Popular Post: https://debtcamel.co.uk/payday-loan-refunds/

13. Homely Economics

Blog Link: http://homelyeconomics.com/

Homely Economics is a blog about household money management. The personal finance site has been featuring advice and information on child maintenance in the UK since it’s launch in 2014.

Most Popular Post: http://homelyeconomics.com/withholding-child-maintenance-is-financial-abuse/

14. From Pennies To Pounds

Blog Link: https://frompenniestopounds.com

From Pennies to Pounds has an aesthetic to make even the most prominent blogger jealous. The site was created by Francesca’s who openly shares own experience of paying down debt as a parent. While helping others to do the same.

Most Popular Post: https://www.frompenniestopounds.com/list-100-money-making-side-hustle-business-ideas/

15. Household Money Saving

Blog Link: http://www.householdmoneysaving.com/

Household Money Saving has been running for just under a year. The site aims to discover the many ways of saving money on bills. While making extra money from home.

Most Popular Post: http://www.householdmoneysaving.com/holiday-in-europe/

16. Money Saving Girl

Blog Link: http://www.moneysavinggirl.co.uk/

One of the oldest UK personal finance blogs is Money Saving Girl. Launched in May 2016, the site is dedicated to sharing the very best deals and money-saving ideas. 

Most Popular Post: http://www.moneysavinggirl.co.uk/how-to-save-about-2000-in-a-year/

17. Pounds & Sense

Blog Link: http://www.poundsandsense.com/

Pounds & sense is a personal finance and lifestyle blog aimed at over fifties. There’s a real gap in the market here but Pounds and Sense cover it really well. Sharing information on making money, saving money and investing from an older person’s perspective.

Most Popular Post: http://www.poundsandsense.com/my-top-ten-tips-for-making-money-as-a-freelance-writer/

18. Boost My Budget

Blog Link: http://www.boostmybudget.com/

Boost My Budget is dedicated to all things personal finance. Since it’s launch in October 2016 the site has shared some successful – and not so successful, ways to make money online.

Most Popular Post: http://www.boostmybudget.com/things-to-do-no-spend-weekend/

19. Joleisa

Blog Link: https://joleisa.com/

Joleisa is a frugal lifestyle blog by twin sisters Jo and Lesia that always makes me smile. The site hasn’t been around for long (launched in December 2016).

However, in a short space of time they’ve made a huge impact on the UK personal finance community with some amazing and highly informative articles.

Most Popular Post: https://joleisa.com/inspiration-to-make-a-living-working…/

20. Mummy Money Matters

Blog Link: www.mummymoneymatters.com

Mummy money matters are one of the fanciest UK based personal finance blogs I’ve ever had the pleasure of visiting. Covering all things family finance. This site is your one-stop-shop for learning about household finances.

Most Popular Post: http://www.mummymoneymatters.com/2017/04/what-to-do-if-you-have-no-pension/

21. Latest Deals

Blog Link: https://www.latestdeals.co.uk/

Latest Deals launched in September 2016. Although you probably could be forgiven for thinking it’s been around forever.

In a very short space of time, it’s managed to gain more than 50,000 members. All dedicated to learning more about bargain hunting, saving money and earning money from home.

Most Popular Post: https://www.latestdeals.co.uk/blog/the-future-of-saving-money-grand-vision

22. The Diary Of A Frugal Family

Blog Link: www.frugalfamily.co.uk

We don’t always associate fun things with the word ‘frugal’. However, the personal finance blog Frugal Family wants to help change all that. Cass from Frugal Family is dedicated to showing us that a fabulously frugal lifestyle can be very fun!

Most Popular Post: https://www.frugalfamily.co.uk/snowballing/

23. KatyKicker

Blog Link: http://katykicker.com

KatyKicker launched her website back in 2015. Since then it’s become one of my favourite ‘go-to’ websites when looking for information on how to earn money and work from home.

Katy is a personal inspiration within the UK money bloggers community and her website makes for a fantastic homely read.

Most Popular Post: https://katykicker.com/katykickers-favourite-websites/

24. Mrs Mummy Penny

Blog Link: www.mrsmummypenny.co.uk

Lynn James is the founder of Mrs Mummy Penny. This personal finance site is dedicated to making personal finance made simple. However, that’s not all.

Lynn knows we all need products and services regardless of how frugal we are. So you will find products and services that Mrs Mummy Penny believes are great value for money. 

Most Popular Post: https://www.mrsmummypenny.co.uk/tips-saving-money-bathroom-renovation/

25. Cracking Retirement

Blog Link: www.crackingretirement.com

Erith is one of the newest UK personal finance blogs. She writes at Cracking Retirement about making the most of the money you have when in retirement.

Most Popular Post: https://www.crackingretirement.com/positive-retirement/

26. Quietly Saving

Blog Link: http://quietlysaving.co.uk/

Quietly saving is a blog run by Weenie who is based in Manchester.

Weenie has been sharing the hints and tips she uses to in her own life to achieve financial independence. Providing her with the ability to retire early.

Most Popular Post: http://quietlysaving.co.uk/2017/05/20/first-impressions/

27. The Fire Starter

Blog Link: http://thefirestarter.co.uk/

The FIRE Starter is one of the first UK based financial blogs I ever found.

The website shares information on Financial Independence and Retiring Early. If you are thinking about working less and living more then the FIRE starter is for you!

Most Popular Post: http://thefirestarter.co.uk/probably-cant-outperform-market-invest-accepting/#more-3775

28. Charlotte Musha

Blog Link: https://www.charlottemusha.co.uk/

Started in March 2018, Charlotte writes about clearing debt and building wealth by budgeting and creating small businesses and side hustles.

Most Popular Post: https://www.charlottemusha.co.uk/dave-ramseys-baby-steps-the-uk-version/

29. Looking After Your Pennies

Blog Link: https://lookingafteryourpennies.com

Another Charlotte, Charlotte Jessop writes about making money, saving money and eco-friendly living over at Looking After Your Pennies.

Most Popular Post: https://lookingafteryourpennies.com/2018/05/22/things-you-buy-every-week-that-i-dont/

30. Savvy in Somerset

Blog Link: www.savvyinsomerset.com

Savvy in Somerset is all about saving hard to be able to live a better life – whether that means the occasional extra treat or being able to afford a luxury holiday. The main focus of the blog is saving on everyday expenses such as groceries, food and household bills. 

Most Popular Post: https://savvyinsomerset.com/spend-less-groceries/

31. My Money Cottage

Blog Link: https://mymoneycottage.com

The lovely Claire writes at My Money Cottage. A blog that focuses on helping families to boost their income and make their money stretch further. 

Most Popular Post: https://mymoneycottage.com/101-side-hustles-i-need-money/

32. The Money Whisperer

Blog Link: https://themoneywhisperer.co.uk

Emma writes about getting in control of your finances and making the most of the money you have so you can enjoy life to the full. 

Most Popular Post: https://themoneywhisperer.co.uk/the-lie-that-is-30-hours-free-childcare/

33. Bee Money Savvy

Blog Link: https://www.beemoneysavvy.com/

Bee Money Savvy was created by Emma in 2017 to help her fellow millennial’s, aspiring home buyers and anyone looking to start their own journey to financial freedom.

On her blog you’ll find freebies, money-saving tips and opportunities to earn more money.

Most Popular Post: https://www.beemoneysavvy.com/mysteryshopping/

34. The Money Panel

Blog Link: https://themoneypanel.co.uk/

Catherine has a unique voice in the personal finance blogging world. She writes to support women discuss financial overwhelm, money management tips and easy to understand financial jargon! 

Most Popular Post: https://themoneypanel.co.uk/2018/04/14/13-is-this-the-best-bank-account-ever/

35. Tuppeny’s Fireplace

Blog Link: https://tuppennysfireplace.com/

The newly established Tuppeny’s Fireplace is a blog about frugal living, saving money with the aim of early retirement. 

Most Popular Post: https://tuppennysfireplace.com/things-i-dont-do-or-buy/

36. The Complaining Cow

Blog Link: www.thecomplainingcow.co.uk

launched in 2012 I think! Provides tips advice, consumer Rights, guidance and stories regarding Complaining effectively to always gain refunds Redress and results! Most popular posts change all the time, particularly if covering the consumer rights of a topical story.

Most Popular Post: https://www.thecomplainingcow.co.uk/all-you-need-to-know-about-complaining-to-telecom-providers/

37. The Female Money Doctor

Blog Link: https://thefemalemoneydoctor.com

The Female Money Doctor is the UK’s first money-blog written by a doctor working in the NHS. She writes about topics important to her patients and other professionals to help them improve the health of their finances!

Most Popular Post: https://thefemalemoneydoctor.com/nhs/

38. Lous News

Blog Link: http://lousnews.co.uk/

Lousnews is a place to save money while at university and struggling with mental health!

Most Popular Post: http://lousnews.co.uk/luxury-anxiety-comfort-box-2018-edition

39. Mama FurFur

Blog Link: www.mamafurfur.com

Jennifer started Mamafurfur.com in 2017 after searching for a way to achieve financial & time freedom in her own life to balance working and family life.

Out of that search grew a passion to help other people achieve similar sharing smarter saving, smarter spending and smarter lifestyle strategies. Nominated for Best Personal Finance Blog and Best Money Vlog at UK Money Blogger Awards 2018

Most Popular Post: https://mamafurfur.com/blog/howtomastermoney/

40. Thrifty Londonder

Blog Link: http://thriftylondoner.com

Thriftylondoner.com is where I discuss millennial personal finance, with ideas about how to make and save money and generally live a thriftier life in London.

Most Popular Post: http://thriftylondoner.com/savings-stories-jennifer/

41. Time and Pence

Blog Link: www.timeandpence.com

Michelle gave up her job 15 years ago to work from home and have more time. She set up her blog in 2017 to share ways to make extra money. She also shares money-saving and organisational tips.

Most Popular Post: https://www.timeandpence.com/2019/05/24/how-to-create-a-luxury-bathroom-on-a-budget/

42. Miss Many Pennies

Blog Link: www.missmanypennies.com

Hayley started missmanypennies in Spring 2017 after being made redundant when on maternity leave with her third baby. Blogging about ways to save and make money, frugal living and parenting.

Most Popular Post: https://www.missmanypennies.com/using-coupons-and-vouchers-on-the-weekly-shop/

43. Money Nest

Blog Link: https://www.moneynest.co.uk

After struggling to find investing advice aimed at 20-30yr olds. Sam started Money Nest to fulfil this gap. He now posts on how to grow your wealth through investing, how other young people in the UK have retired decades before the norm and occasionally gives away books! 

Most Popular Post: https://www.moneynest.co.uk/bankrupt-footballers/

44. Stupid Is The Norm

Blog Link: www.stupidisthenorm.co.uk

We believe anyone who is able to work can become wealthy, regardless of age, ability or education. To prove it I’m accumulating £300,000 in 10 years and documenting my progress. The site provides strategies and advice on how to become wealthy

Most Popular Post: https://www.stupidisthenorm.co.uk/blog/the-easiest-way-in-the-world-to-become-wealthy

45. The Humble Penny

Blog Link: https://thehumblepenny.com

I started The Humble Penny with the primary mission of helping others Create Financial Joy and Independence in their lives. We approach money Honestly and Ethically. Areas we offer insights include Money Making, Financial Independence, Investing, Side Hustles, Savings etc. The site is aimed at the Millenial generation, with the additional focus on minority groups. 

Most Popular Post: https://thehumblepenny.com/85-ways-make-extra-money

46. Inspiring Life Design

Blog Link: https://inspiringlifedesign.com/

At Inspiring Life Design Corinna helps others achieve financial freedom & the lifestyle they desire, by writing about her own journey to financial freedom and sharing different ways to make money.

Topics regularly include how to make money, how to save money, how to plan for financial freedom and inspirational lifestyle ideas.

Most Popular Post: https://inspiringlifedesign.com/posts/5-things-to-start-self-publishing.html

47. Frugal Frenchie

Blog Link: https://thefrugalfrenchie.co.uk/

Annelies started her blog in December 2017 as a way to share her money-saving tips and carry on her love of lifestyle posts. 

Most Popular Post: https://thefrugalfrenchie.co.uk/2018/07/22/how-to-save-money-at-university/

48. Money For The Modern Girl

Blog Link: http://www.moneyforthemoderngirl.org/

Moneyforthemoderngirl is about having more time for family and life. The blogger started her journey to Financial Independence in her early forties – because it’s never too late to start – and shares her views on earning more, saving more and investing better.

Most Popular Post: http://www.moneyforthemoderngirl.org/how-to-tidy-up-your-old-pensions-painlessly-and-for-free/

49. ThriftyMum

Blog Link: https://thriftymum.com/

Thriftymum started in 2016 while Hollie was starting maternity leave. She helps fellow parents live a luxury life on a budget. Hollie talks a lot about pinching the pennies to save for the things that really matter to you.

Most Popular Post: https://thriftymum.com/personalfinance/tips-on-repaying-your-mortgage/

50. Daily Deals UK

Blog Link: https://www.dailydealsblog.co.uk/

Daily Deals UK is a Money Saving Blog with a Twist! Featuring the Best Online Deals, Retail Glitches, Voucher Codes, Free Resources and Sales Information, as well as Money Saving Articles for tips on Saving and Making Money. 

Run by a busy mum of 5 Claire Roach, who is Passionate about Budget Living, Personal Finance and helping people to live Frugally, Shop Savvy, Save Money & Cut Costs.

Most Popular Post: https://www.dailydealsblog.co.uk/10-ways-to-save-even-more-money-on-groupon-deals

51. Thrifty Chap

Blog Link: https://thriftychap.com

Thrifty Chap helps you hold onto more of your cash with money-saving ideas, tips & tricks. A father of three young boys, he also blogs about the adventure that is ‘dad life’ as well as the ebb and flow of the world of freelance and being self-employed.

Most Popular Post: https://thriftychap.com/2017/09/11/dont-lend-money-to-friends-family/

52. Mum On A Budget

Blog Link: https://mumonabudget.co.uk

Nicola is a stay at home mum to two young kids, she has had to adapt to family life within the constraints of dropping down to just one income. A former Accountant, she was always good at budgeting as part of her job, but never had to apply budgets to her home life – until now!

Her blog ‘Mum on a Budget’ covers how Nicola and her family are living well on less – you will find lots of tips on how to make a constricted family budget stretch further. 

Most Popular Post: https://mumonabudget.co.uk/tuff-tray-alternative

53. Katie Saves

Blog Link: https://www.katiesaves.com/

Katie Saves is a money blog written by Katie. Created while on Maternity Leave to document the adjustment to living on less, she now writes about making money, saving money and surviving on one small income – and helping others to do the same.

Most Popular Post: https://www.katiesaves.com/how-to-live-on-a-small-income-2/

54. Mind Over Money Matters

Blog Link: https://mindovermoneymatters.co.uk/

Mind over Money Matters shows you how to maximise joy and maximise value in the money you spend anyway. Using research from Behavioural Economics, and smart spending tricks. They show you how to ‘Think Yourself Richer’.

Most Popular Post: https://mindovermoneymatters.co.uk/5-mind-tricks-to-boost-your-holiday-money-and-happiness/

55. Lylia Rose

Blog Link: https://www.lyliarose.com

Lylia Rose is a UK money blog by Victoria Sully. Victoria is a busy mum of two who managed to turn her lifestyle blog and passion for making money online into a full-time living.

The Lylia Rose money blog features making money online, blogging, working from home, self-employment, staying healthy as a busy work-at-home-mum, side hustles, saving money and family finance tips.

Most Popular Post: https://www.lyliarose.com/blog/read_189473/how-i-made-32000-from-home-in-20182019.html

56. Pennies For The Piggy Back

Blog Link: https://penniesforthepiggybank.com/

Pennies for the Piggy Bank is a blog written by Dad of two Simon who’s always prided himself on being fiercely frugal (bordering on tight). 

His lives by the mantra “Look after the pennies and the pounds look after themselves”. His blog focusses on simple ways to save money on your everyday spending without huge sacrifices.

Most Popular Post: https://penniesforthepiggybank.com/reduce-grocery-bill

I am always looking to update this list. So, if you know of any new personal finance blogs or personal finance blogs that I may have missed. Let me know in the comments below as I would love to add them.

15 Replies to “The Best Money Saving & Personal Finance Blogs In The UK”

  1. I will definitely come back to look at each blogger here! I hadn’t heard about most of them before. Except for number 22 and a few others. Thanks

  2. Hey, just starting to dig through your list as I begin researching good ideas for my new year’s resolutions 😉

    Thanks,

    John

  3. Thank you for compiling this list. I’ve been doing some research for an upcoming campaign and this is exactly the resource I was looking for!

  4. Fantastic list, looking forward to checking out some on the list that I’m not familiar with!

  5. I love the personal success stories where people have researched and moved up them selves. Refreshing article and an interesting read! Mums Savvy things particularly caught my eye. Hate to miss a bargain me!

  6. Awesome post. I knew about at most 50% of these – and probably would never have stumbled across some!

  7. I thought I knew most of the UK money blogs but there are at least 7 here I didn’t know. Thanks so much for compiling this list. Have bookmarked so I can refer back and catch up with all my favourites.

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