The cost of running a house is never cheap, and between making sure the house is warm, and keeping the water running for the family to use, the bills soon add up around the home. So, whether you are able to comfortably stick to your budget already or you’re looking for a way to rein in your spending habits, being able to save money around the home is something that everyone aims to do.
Money isn’t spoken about that much. It’s whispered behind closed doors or alluded to in off-hand comments, but talking about finances is healthy and helps to ensure that everyone knows what help and support is available. Particularly as parents, finances can be difficult to manage so talking about money is important.
Being a new parent is exciting. The clothes, the toys, choosing the bedroom extras. One of the rights of passage all parents go through is realising that the Christmas price hike is a huge drain on the funds you have available for the January sales – you know, when shops roll out the discounts and […]
Managing your money is hard in today’s society. There are so many necessary costs to juggle that even a decent income can quickly dwindle away over the course of each month. Whilst you might be fine with making ends meet in your current situation, you have to think about the future. Are you financially stable […]
One of the most glaring inadequacies in most education systems has been the total absence of financial education. This is doubly strange in light of the fact a lack of financial education leads to a number of problems, many of which are very difficult to overcome. Financial success is entirely dependent on a person’s knowledge […]
How prepared are you to handle a financial emergency – the kind that hits you like a solid left hook to the jaw or, more accurately, to your wallet? The wallet-busting shock of these events could be lessened if you had some idea of what to expect. These are three of the MOST LIKELY unexpected […]
Lots of families go through periods of time when they require a bit of financial help. What I wasn’t aware of was just how many borrow money from friends during these times. Did you even know that was a thing? The problem is, while there are a lot of benefits involved with borrowing from friends […]
Guest Post by Maisie Stephens: Maisie shares her tips for ensuring there are no hiccups with the wedding. Written for brides, grooms and other members of the wedding party Maisie hopes her tips will make for a wonderful day. There’s a reason why many couples choose to elope: it’s to avoid the stress that family […]