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Welcome to the An Post Money Blog

We're here to help you reach your personal best with our team of financial and lifestyle specialists. We will share our top tips on smart spending, easy saving and how to get the most out of that dream holiday. We'll boost your mood and your pocket with creative and inspirational lifestyle, travel and wellness ideas to live your best life. 

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21 November 2019

Top places to visit this winter

If you’re looking for a budget break this winter, want to browse the Christmas markets in Europe or fancy visiting a new city for a quick weekend away, this is your go-to guide for where to go and why.

6 November 2019

A 5 Step Guide to Creating a Wedding Budget

When I got engaged two years ago, I knew I had quite the task ahead of me planning our dream wedding. While I’m really excited about it and loving every minute of being in this ‘bride bubble’, one of the main struggles I face is making sure I don’t go overboard with unnecessary spending. I’m sure all brides to be know the struggle…

3 October 2019

Where to Eat & Drink in New York City

While there’s certainly no shortage of great places to eat and drink in NYC, the sheer variety can be overwhelming - and there’s nothing worse than food FOMO. So let’s delve straight in with some of the best spots to consume some calories.

25 July 2019

The Bargain Buyer’s Guide to shopping on a budget

Whether you’re buying new furniture for your house or shopping for a capsule wardrobe, these tips will help make budgeting a little bit easier while saving and getting the best value for your money.

9 July 2019

Planning a trip to New York

Planning a trip to the Big Apple can seem overwhelming. While choice is a great thing, the options can be endless and it’s hard to know where to start. In this article I’ll cover how to make the most of your holiday budget when it comes to when to go, booking your flights and choosing accommodation.

10 June 2019

8 budget friendly ways to get your garden ready

I have started getting my garden BBQ and summer ready. We had a little bit of work done on our garden a few years ago but it needs a little bit of TLC to get it spruced up and ready for all the lovely BBQ weather we’re going to have! (I hope!). With friend and family occasions popping up across the summer, spending tonnes of money on the garden was never an option. Here are my tips that will help make your garden look summer ready without hitting the wallet too hard.

23 May 2019

Travel Ideas for a Last minute getaway

If you’re ready to pack up and head for the hills for the next long weekend, I’m here with some holiday inspiration for at home and abroad. Last minute trips both in Ireland and overseas that won’t break the bank and are perfect for a last-minute getaway.

17 April 2019

Inspiring home improvement ideas to suit your pocket

You know that spring clean feeling, there’s nothing quite like making changes in your home to boost your mood and improve your day-to-day lifestyle. Whether it’s swapping out old cushions for some new ones in fresh spring colours, or replacing heady, winter scented candles for spring-friendly fragrances, the smallest of interior tweaks can make your house feel like a brand-new home.