The Best Money Saving & 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
- 2. Mums Savvy Savings
- 3. The Money Shed
- 4. The Frugal Cottage
- 5. Your Money Sorted
- 6. Lotty Earns
- 7. I Beat Debt
- 8. Savings 4 Savvy Mums
- 9. Much More With Less
- 10. 7 Circles
- 11. Savvy Squirrel
- 12. Be Clever With Your Cash
- 13. Thinking Thrifty
- 14. Debt Camel
- 15. Homely Economics
- 16. From Pennies To Pounds
- 17. Household Money Saving
- 18. Money Saving Girl
- 19. Pounds & Sense
- 20. Boost My Budget
- 21. Foxy Monkey
- 22. Joleisa
- 23. Mummy Money Matters
- 24. Latest Deals
- 25. Frugal Family
- 26. KatyKicker
- 27. Mrs Mummy Penny
- 28. Cracking Retirement
- 29. Quietly Saving
- 30. The Fire Starter
- 31. Charlotte Musha
- 32. Looking After Your Pennies
- 33. Savvy in Somerset
- 34. My Money Cottage
- 35. The Money Whisperer
- 36. Pretty Minted
- 37. Bee Money Savvy
- 38. The Money Panel
- 39. Tuppeny’s Fireplace
- 40. The Complaining Cow
- 41. The Female Money Doctor
- 42. Lous News
- 43. Money On Fire
- 44. Mama FurFur
- 45. Thrifty Londonder
- 46. Morgan M Woods
- 47. Time and Pence
- 48. Miss Many Pennies
- 49. Money Nest
- 50. Stupid Is The Norm
- 51. The Humble Penny
- 52. Inspiring Life Design
- 53. Frugal Frenchie
- 54. Money For The Modern Girl
- 55. ThriftyMum
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.
6. Lotty Earns
Blog Link: http://www.lottyearns.co.uk/
In a matter of just a few small 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.”
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.
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.
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. Savvy Squirrel
Blog Link: www.savvysquirrel.co.uk
If there was an award for the cutest personal finance blog, Savvy Squirrel would win!
The site has been designed to help readers learn how to save and make money enabling them to live the life they want.
Most Popular Post: http://savvysquirrel.co.uk/2017/04/tackling-family-food-budget/
12. 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.
13. Thinking Thrifty
Blog Link: http://thinkingthrifty.uk/
David’s blog Thinking Thrifty is one of a kind alright!
If you’re wanting help with your finances, with a personal charm then this site is definitely the one for you. Funny stuff aside David shares some fantastic advice on how to make, save and manage your finances.
Most Popular Post: http://thinkingthrifty.uk/blog/renovated-cafe
14. 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/
15. 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/
16. 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.
17. 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/
18. 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/
19. Pounds & Sense
Blog Link: http://www.poundsandsense.com/
Pounds & sense is a personal finance and lifestyle blog aimed at over sixties. 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.
20. 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/
21. Foxy Monkey
FoxyMonkey is run by Michael. He uses the site to cover topics including; personal finances, investing, savings and software engineering. With guides on how to increase your income through matched betting, blogging or career promotions I love coming to the site for some serious money making inspiration.
Most Popular Post: https://www.foxymonkey.com/should-i-pay-down-my-mortgage-or-invest/
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…/
23. 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/
24. 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
25. 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 fabulous frugal lifestyle can be very fun!
Most Popular Post: https://www.frugalfamily.co.uk/snowballing/
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/
27. 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/
28. 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/
29. 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/
30. 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!
31. 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/
32. 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.
33. 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/
34. 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/
35. 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/
36. Pretty Minted
Blog Link: https://prettyminted.com/
Laura is pretty new to blogging. Blogging over at Pretty Minted she writes about saving money to travel well without being limited to a shoe-string budget.
Most Popular Post: https://prettyminted.com/things-stopped-buying-save-money/
37. 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/
38. 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!
39. 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/
40. 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.
41. 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/
42. 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
43. Money On Fire
Blog Link: http://moneyonfire.co.uk/
Money On Fire is all about financial independence and learning to spend less and live more so you can do the work you want to do.
44. 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/
45. 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/
46. Morgan M Woods
Blog Link: morganmwoods.com
Morgan started her blog morganmwoods.com in April 2017 as a way to share how she was getting out of debt and making extra money from home. She paid off all her debts within 4 months and started saving to buy a family home. She now shares all the ways she makes extra cash from home and money saving tips for other families.
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47. 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:
48. 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.
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49. 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/
50. 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
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51. 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
52. 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
53. 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/
54. 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.
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/
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.