There are countless posts and articles about how to transform your wardrobe and decluttering your home. Letting go of the outfits that have been hanging in your wardrobe for years yet you can’t bear to part with. Or finally getting round to empty the cupboard of doom under the stairs, the garden shed etc. All those ‘I might need this someday’ items that you never really need to keep hold off. However, it appears that alongside hoarding clothes and furniture, we Brits also hoard unused coins. … View Post
Talking about money is a tricky subject for most adults. We tend to keep our personal finances to ourselves and wouldn’t dream of asking someone how much they earn or what’s in their savings account.
Lots of parents feel the same way when it comes to teaching children about money. Maybe they think money matters shouldn’t burden kids, or perhaps they’re just not sure where to start.… View Post
It’s a thorny question but one that crops up more often than you might think. What do you do if a member of your family asks to borrow money, and you know you have the money in the bank and could help them out? Would you? Should you? How can you not?… View Post
When it comes to entertaining the children during the school holidays and at weekends the cost of entry to theme parks, wildlife centres and activities can soon add up. Although you can attempt to budget a little extra for these weeks there is an alternative way you can pay for these attractions and entertainments. How? By using Avios! It’s easy to collect Avios – for example, you can collect Avios throughout the year by shopping with your favourite online retailers via the Avios eStore, exchanging your Tesco Clubcard vouchers, or registering your bank cards to collect Avios when shopping in store. Sign-up is free and you also can collect Avios whenever you or the family fly with British Airways and their other partner airlines.… View Post
One thing the parents of small children know all too well is that it’s hard to spend more than five minutes doing anything for yourself when the kids are about. True, they sleep every now and then, then there might be a morning or an afternoon at nursery, but it’s hard to predict when you’ll get a decent stretch of time to yourself. This can make pursuing hobbies – paying and otherwise – difficult, so here are some great ideas for how to make money as a stay-at-home mum that doesn’t involve forking out nursery fees or staying up beyond 8.00pm.… View Post
Life is a journey and sometimes we never know just what is around the corner. That’s part of the excitement, but it’s also the risk of not knowing exactly what can happen which creates that… View Post
Children grow up fast and before you know it, they want that Mazda 3 or Chevrolet Spark for their next birthday instead of a new remote-controlled car! While the actual model that you should buy for your child depends on mostly the budget and personal preferences, there are certain general rules for choosing that first vehicle for your kid which we are going to discuss next.… View Post
It’s the conversation that many really don’t want to have. After all, most of us just want everyone to stay under one roof and live happily ever after, forever.
However, as hard as it might seem, there will become a time when its time for the kids to flee the nest. For some, it might be when they head off to college, while others might wait a little longer until they have made themselves in the world of work. Regardless of the timings, it’s most definitely a case of when not if it’s going to happen.… View Post
When buying products online, you want to find an affordable price. But, you also want to find the best quality items when you are ready to order. A new refrigerator, clothing, new shoes, or even hiring a specialist to do repair work, are a few of the many things you can order online. When the time comes for you to place an online order, these are some things to consider, so you make the best decisions.… View Post