An ISA, but not as we know it

An ISA, but not as we know it!!

Hello money saving fans, Frugal Femme here, and ready to give my two-pence worth on all things frugal. If you are on the Blackbullion website, then no doubt you are already a little savvy about money, and I would love to hear from you about your own top tips, handy hacks and general frugal high-five moments, so we can all help each other. Caring is sharing, after all.

With that in mind, enjoy my article on Lifetime ISA’s, and see if it could w…


Inflation Rates

I’ve heard a lot about inflation on the news, but what is it actually?

Inflation is basically the general level at which prices move. Inflation is when there is an UPWARDS trend in prices, while deflation is when there is a DOWNWARD trend in prices.

Most central banks aim at keeping inflation somewhere around 2-3%, which means things that you might regularly buy like coffee, bread or alcohol can increase in price a little bit from year to …

International students need financial education

12 ways to support international students

According to Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), international students contributed £4.2 billion of tuition fee income – making up 12.7% of universities’ total income and 29% of fee income. They are a boon for institutions and a boon for local communities.

Their contribution goes far beyond the finances. Students from overseas bring skills, ability and investment and stimulate a multicultural academic environment which raises standards …

Mexican Chicken Fajitas – Cheap and healthy

Mexican Chicken Fajitas
A quick, full-of-flavour Mexican classic! Easy to prepare, and you can just about add anything you want to the mix (great for getting rid of leftovers)! Give it a go!

Ready in: 10 mins

Serves: 4


100g chicken fillets
1 tbsp olive oil
1 red onion
1 yellow/green pepper
1 red pepper
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp paprika
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp garlic p…


On the Money

Skills are the currency of 21st century and we need new ways to learn them. Learn when convenient (no schedules), earn rewards, get social, and self-assess to ensure effectiveness

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