December 1, 2015

Off to uni? Follow our top tips to avoid losing a housing deposit

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  With Ben now approaching his third year of university we thought it’d be apt to help out prospective students when it comes to the nerve-wracking experience of moving out of your home and into student accommodation. As parents, you’re probably well aware of some of the horror stories associated with student lettings. From poorly […]

5 Ways to Outsmart Your Supermarket

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  Let’s be perfectly clear about the cost of shopping food for a large family – it is gigantic! While you should be realistic about how much you can actually save with your shopping, it still doesn’t mean you can’t be smart about your grocery purchases. You probably don’t have time to fill hundreds of […]

Top Tips on Baby Budgeting

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    There will be many ups and downs throughout your journey of raising a child, but there are many things you can prepare for making those bumps in the road a little easier to get over. By making a clear plan that you can stick to and finding out what you can afford, it […]

How to Save Money on your Grocery Bill

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  We all love food because it is delicious. There is no better feeling than finishing your favourite meal and sitting back and relaxing, fulfilled by the plate of food you have just ravished! However, our love affair with food is not always positive. The groceries will forever be one of the most expensive outgoings […]

Budget Breaking Ideas To Keep Your Family Happy

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  There are many advantages to having a big family. Someone is always on your side. You will always have a person to turn to if you need help. It will improve a child’s social skills and encourage sharing and compassion. However, one disadvantage is can be the cost but having a large family need not […]

Would you quit your job if you hit the jackpot?

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    I feel very fortunate to no longer have a boss to worry about. Working for yourself is not always easy – the hours are longer, it’s difficult to switch off and it’s often hard to stop the fine line between work and relaxation blurring. Despite that, I don’t think I would ever quit […]