Top Budgeting Tips for Students about to Start University

today – Top Budgeting Tips for Students If you have a student in the family they may well be about to set off to college…

Summer is a time of wealth

In summer we see such riches in the world around us. Golden sunshine, shiny yellow buttercups, glowing orange sunflowers and dazzling red poppies. We have…

Car Boot Booty: Designer Socks

I love socks but I often end up wearing my son’s (too small ) or my hubbies (too big) Look what I bagged at our…

My Car Boot Booty: Classic Comics at Car Boot Sales

My son is 8 years old. he loves to laugh, he adores reading and he loves to create his own comic strip characters. What a…

Could you make up a game?

Could you make up a game GET ACTIVE AND INVENTIVE THIS SUMMER! Children invited to create a new active game to get the whole nation…

How to stop your child from falling behind over the …

This is a guest post from Explore Learning about how to stop your child from falling behind over the summer As the summer months approach,…

What does a change in annuity rates mean for retirees?

Annuity rates are at an all time low. The on going crises in the Eurozone and the falling demand because of increased prices for government…

Insure Peace of Mind

The majority of home owners take out life insurance cover with their first mortgage, but far fewer choose to opt for further peace of mind…

The flowers in my life

Giving flowers is a lovely thing to do from a simple daisy to a huge surprise interflora bouquet. My favourite flowers are those presented to…

Pocket Money Profiles: Sonia Thorpe

Hello Sonia, Do you give your child pocket money? Yes When did you start?  Did you and your partner agree on this? We started giving…

The school summer hols begin

Will be here but not quite so much over the summer as its manily family time. I wish you all sunshine and fun and happy,…

Plan Ahead For Your Rainy Day

Do you Plan Ahead For Your Rainy Day? Let’s face it, saving money can be hard but we all need to do it, that ‘rainy…

Pocket Money Profiles: Stacey Ross

Hi What’s you name? I’m Stacey and I have 2 kids   Do you give your child/ren pocket money? Yes, they earn it.  We make…

The Circles of Life

Guest post by James Barnett The Circles of Life The quality of family life is dependent upon the management of investments, assets and trust funds…

Having kids makes you think about money

Today – Having kids makes you think about money  You may have recently read my post on 10 things to teach your child about money…

How to get cheaper knickers from M&S

Today – How to get cheaper knickers I once saw a Marks and Spencer’s in Jerusalem and it looked just very odd ….but that is…

Pocket Money Profiles: Jen from Love Chic Living

Do you give your child/ren pocket money Yes, we do give them pocket money. If the answer is yes ……………………  When did you start?  Did…

Pocket Money Profiles: The Ana Mum Diary family!

Pocket money is different for every family from when we give it, to why we give it , how much and whether our kids work…

I’m fed up with washing the pots!

Today – Fed up with washing the pots Housework isn’t my thing. I wish it was; I wish I ran an efficient, organised, tidy family…

Can loans help with a family’s financial security?

I have lots of feelings about loans and  a mix of thoughts. There are so many loans to choose from from high street banks to mortgages to…