Family


Staying Financially Sorted When Baby Comes

Congratulations, you are expecting a beautiful new bundle of joy. It is such an exciting milestone in anyone’s life, but be warned… it is an expensive milestone! Your new arrival will mean that your finances are about the get a big shake up. But don’t panic, with some careful planning, money will not need to be a worry for you when baby comes. Here are the areas we recommend focusing on when considering your baby financials.
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Three Big Reasons Why Sleep Is Important

Without sleep you would not survive, it is as simple as that. You need sleep to maintain your good health and wellbeing. Getting the right amount of quality sleep will mean that you can protect your mental and physical health, as well as your quality of life and safety.How you feel during the day depends on the rest you got at night. You are never going to be ready to tackle the day on 4 hours of sleep!
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8 Top Tips To Stop Fights About Money With Your Spouse

Money. Five little letters that can cause so much trouble. In fact, it is one of the things that couples fight about more than anything else. Disagreements over what joint funds should be spent on can even lead to divorce in extreme circumstances. Unless the world drastically changes, money will always be a part of your life. So, learning how to communicate about money is vital for a strong and lasting relationship.
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The Essential Guide To Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home may be a very exciting time, but it’s also one of the most important, let alone expensive, decisions you will make. So what things do you need to take into consideration when making your choice? Carry on reading to discover our essential guide to buying your first home.
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Liberation Is In Your Pot Cupboard

Stainless steel and a shopping list could change your life, it’s true. That crock-pot or large saucepan in your pot cupboard is the answer to the eternal question, what to feed them tonight? If you have an adequate freezer and a microwave your entire meal planning and preparation could be reduced to just three hours a week, all it takes is a little thought.
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Do You Know The Difference Between Disinfecting and Sanitising ?

There are so many different terms when it comes to cleaning – clean, sanitise, disinfect, and sterilise to name a few. And when you have a big mess to clean up, you want to make sure you can get rid of it. No one likes germs lurking about!
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Protecting The Family Finances: 3 Essential Steps

Most of us have installed a smoke or burglar alarm at home to protect the safety of our loved ones, right? And yet when it comes to protecting the financial future of our families, although we know it makes sense, we never seem to get round to it. Life always has a habit of interfering. The consequences, however, of not adequately planning for our family’s financial future in the event of some catastrophe are almost too great to contemplate.
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Fun-Filled Family Time: Get Active With The Kids

There’s no doubt about it life nowadays is busy what with working, commuting, kids and family life. Sometimes it can be hard to fit everything in and usually it’s exercise that falls off the radar when life is so busy. But rather than finding excuses, here are some great ways to get the whole family moving! As well as setting a good example to your kids and instilling a good habit into them, you’ll also be having lots of family fun! So get your trainers on and get active!
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Financial Literacy: 4 Ways To Get Good Money Habits Into Our Kids

Budgeting, saving and living within our means are all important life skills. And the sooner we expose our kids to these concepts, the better. And so whether it’s using pocket money, birthday cash gifts or a piggy bank, the more practice our children have at an early age, the better prepared they will be for adult life. In this article we share four simple ways that you can encourage your children to become money savvy.
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Basic Guide To Family Trusts

Family trusts are a complex area of the law, but increasingly people are setting them up to protect ownership of their assets and to benefit family members beyond their lifetimes. So what exactly are family trusts and what’s involved? Read on to find out more. What is a family trust? When we set up a family trust we transfer legal ownership of our assets to the trustees.
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