Becoming a teacher isn’t a decision you take lightly as it requires hard work, determination, perseverance, and passion, however, it’s a job that is never boring and is hugely rewarding.  As a teacher, you will have to create an interesting and stimulating classroom environment, meet the individual needs of your students, organise and execute lesson plans, administer homework and assignments as well as mark them, evaluate performance, and give constructive and engaged feedback.… View Post

5 Benefits to using the Southern Institute to help …

5 Benefits to using the Southern Institute to help your business

Being a business owner in this digital age doesn’t spare you of processing costs. Especially now that electronic payments are becoming the most preferred method of transaction, you have to prepare yourself and be able to roll with it efficiently. Those in the CBD oil industry are always plagued with the problem of not being able to focus better on their product because of these electronic payment hurdles. … View Post

How to Add More Cash to Your Rainy-Day …

How to Add More Cash to Your Rainy-Day Fund

Even if you’re pretty good at budgeting, and you’ve set up a savings account, so you can start to put some of your pay towards a long-term goal like a family holiday, there’s always a chance that an emergency could come along and undo all your hard work. That’s why it’s so important to make sure that you have a “rainy-day” fund, as well as a savings account.… View Post

Smart Meter // How To Get A Smart Meter …

Smart Meter // How To Get A Smart Meter Installed

Just before Christmas, we received an email from our energy suppliers E.ON informing us about the Smart Meter rollout that is happening across the UK.  Between now and 2020 energy suppliers are offering households the opportunity to replace their current energy meters with Smart Meters.  The change over to a Smart Meter will allow energy suppliers the opportunity to take meter readings digitally and provide more accurate energy bills.  Partnered with an in-home display meter, householders are then able to track energy usage as well as the amount they are spending.… View Post

Smart Meter // Why we switched to a Smart …

Smart Meter // Why we switched to a Smart Meter

Having both myself and Mr. Boo been made redundant in the past we are now more than ever aware of how our financial situation can change.  Having been reckless in the past with our budgeting we would like to think that we are in more control of our bills.  One of the areas that we have been blind to is our energy usage.  Although we have done the usual things like switch over to energy saving light bulbs etc.  Our energy bills each quarter are still higher than we would like.… View Post

Smart Meters // What is a Smart Meter?

Smart Meters // What is a Smart Meter?

Unless you have been living under a rock, you will have caught one of the adverts for the Smart Meter roll out.  Whether you’ve heard the radio advert in the car or vaguely recall seeing something as you waited for your favourite program to come on TV.

The short version of these adverts is that between now and 2020 energy suppliers are offering households across the UK the opportunity to switch over to a Smart Meter.  Sounds great right? But what is a Smart Meter?… View Post

When did you last empty your piggy bank?

When did you last empty your piggy bank?

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

Teaching Your Children Good Money Habits

Teaching Your Children Good Money Habits

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