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Money and relationships: Mrs Moneypenny’s tips

This is the third of three blog posts Mrs Moneypenny (Channel 4′s Superscrimpers) is writing for us, all about making better financial decisions in 2015 – @mrsmoneypennyft 

scales-image-300x200So, you’ve met someone special. They share your taste in music, love sci-fi films, and have a lopsided smile that you find incredibly cute. But how much do they earn? How much have they borrowed and how much have they saved? What is their attitude and approach to money?

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Ask your questions to Mrs Moneypenny: Facebook Q and A

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Did you take part in either of our successful Twitter Q and As with Mrs Moneypenny on @ExperianExperts?

Well, we’re pleased to say she’s doing a third Q and A, this time on our Experian UK Facebook page.

Between 12:30 and 1:30pm on Friday 24th April, Mrs Moneypenny will be answering your questions live, about money and relationships.  

And that’s not all – the four most interesting questions put to Mrs Moneypenny in that hour will each win £50 of Amazon.co.uk vouchers, as well as a copy of her book Mrs Moneypenny’s Financial Advice for Independent Women.  You can find the full terms and conditions for the competition here.

You can also watch Mrs Moneypenny’s full video on how to make 2015 a financial success.

So that’s Friday 24th April between 12:30 and 1:30pm on Experian UK’s Facebook page. Hope to see you there!

Spring clean your finances – with Mrs Moneypenny

Mrs Moneypenny (Channel 4’s Superscrimpers) is writing a series of blog posts for us, all about making better financial decisions in 2015. @mrsmoneypennyft 

Mrs MoneypennyIt was my birthday recently, and the bulbs I planted in the autumn have produced a beautiful set of colourful flowers to greet me in my garden. It’s that time of year when I want to shake off the winter blues and make everything clean and tidy, and not just in the garden and the house.

How long is it since you took some time out to spring clean your finances? Before you can do this, you need to assemble a list of all the bank accounts, building society accounts, credit cards and loan and mortgages you have so that you can decide what to tidy up and how. I always counsel people to buy a notebook, put all their information in it and then spend an hour a week with that notebook and an internet connection to help them get their finances in shape.

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Mrs Moneypenny is back for a second Twitter Q and A

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moneypenny-200x300Following our successful Twitter Q and A on @ExperianExperts in February, on how you can make 2015 a financial success, Mrs Moneypenny (Channel 4’s Superscrimpers), is back!

Between 1 and 2pm on Friday 27th March, Mrs Moneypenny will be answering your questions live, about how to go about spring cleaning your finances.  

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So if you’ve got anything you’d like to ask her, tweet us @ExperianExperts between those times with your questions, using the hashtag #moneypenny.

And that’s not all – the four most interesting questions put to Mrs Moneypenny in that hour will each win £50 of Amazon.co.uk vouchers, as well as a copy of her book Mrs Moneypenny’s Financial Advice for Independent Women.  You can find the full terms and conditions for the competition here.

You can also watch Mrs Moneypenny’s full video on how to make 2015 a financial success.

So that’s Friday 27th March between 1 and 2pm, @ExperianExperts on Twitter. Hope to see you there! #moneypenny

Make 2015 a financial success – with Mrs Moneypenny

moneypenny-300x200Mrs Moneypenny (Channel 4’s Superscrimpers) is writing a series of blog posts for us, all about making better financial decisions in 2015. @mrsmoneypennyft 

2015 is the year that you could really sort out your finances, and here’s how.
First things first: buy a notebook and record, accurately, how much you spend. Set out a page for every area of your life (mortgage/rent, utilities, mobile phone, and council tax, car insurance and so on). Everyone should aim to spend an hour a week on their own finances. Sounds a lot? Contrast that with how much time you spend worrying about them, and it will seem a small sacrifice. Continue reading

Ask #Moneypenny – this Friday

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In partnership with Mrs Moneypenny (Channel 4’s Superscrimpers) , we’re on a mission to help people make better financial decisions in 2015.

Between 1 and 2pm on Friday 27th February, Mrs Moneypenny will be taking over our Twitter account, Experian Experts, to answer your questions about how you can make 2015 a financial success. So if you’ve got anything you’d like to ask her, tweet us @ExperianExperts between those times with your questions, using the hashtag #moneypenny.

And that’s not all – the four most interesting questions put to Mrs Moneypenny in that hour will each win £50 of Amazon.co.uk vouchers, as well as a copy of her book Mrs Moneypenny’s Financial Advice for Independent Women.  You can find the full terms and conditions for the competition here.

Mrs Moneypenny will also be contributing guest blog posts on these very pages, and some videos to accompany them. And look out for more Twitter Q and As with Mrs Moneypenny at the end of both April and May.

So that’s Friday 27th Feb, between 1 and 2pm, @ExperianExperts on Twitter. Hope to see you there! #moneypenny