Handy Money-Saving Tips for Single Parents
Oct03

Handy Money-Saving Tips for Single Parents

Being a parent is expensive. Children need a lot of things, from extra food to clothes and school supplies. While parenting is always a challenging experience, things can be particularly tough for single parents. After all, if you only have one income, then you need to make that money stretch even further for you and your children. busy mum image By Kaspars Grinvalds | Shutterstock Fortunately for today’s parents in the UK,...

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Did You Prepare Your Teen for Student Life? Our Guide to Uni Survival
Sep24

Did You Prepare Your Teen for Student Life? Our Guide to Uni Survival

Managing your life can be tricky – and regardless of your age, leaving the security of your home for the very first time can be daunting. You will no longer have the safety net of family surrounding you anymore, and despite the fact we all claim to be independent, sometimes we’re simply not. It’s a fairly overwhelming experience to get free roam of your own life. Prepare your teen; the first few weeks of university will be a...

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The First 5 Simple Steps away from the horror of the Debt spiral.
Aug06

The First 5 Simple Steps away from the horror of the Debt spiral.

A very long time ago now, the husband and I were in a spot of financial bother. Neither of us earned very much, debts were lived with rather than paid off… and then one of us lost our job… and things began to spiral.Having debt and money worries is a sickeningly heavy weight that darkens every waking thought.It’s an eternal thumbscrew, a metal lid on your brain that sits too tight and squeezes every thought. Couple asking for...

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How do I dispute a will and on what grounds?
Aug01

How do I dispute a will and on what grounds?

When someone dies and you do not inherit what you expected, a difficult situation can be made even worse. If you are unhappy with a recent inheritance and you would like to dispute the will then you need to have sufficient legal grounds to do so. Discussing the Will: image By Jirapong Manustrong | Shutterstock One method is to challenge the validity of a will. If you are looking to do this, then acceptable grounds include:...

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Can You Trade When the Stock Market Closes?

The stock market is just like any other market in the world – meaning it has hours when it’s open, and times when it’s closed (and don’t be thinking this article isn’t for you – we’ve written before about the most successful women in the stock market. If them, why not you?). Although the stock market officially closes at 5 pm Eastern Time in the United States – that doesn’t mean...

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A Guide to Family Mediation
Jul01

A Guide to Family Mediation

Usually family mediation comes into play at a difficult time in your life. It could be that you are in the middle of divorce or separation – and you want to resolve matters without having to go to court. Here we discuss what family mediation is, why it may be suitable for you and who can use it. Need for family mediation – image By Aquarius Studio | Shutterstock article written in conjunction with Burgess Mee Family Law –...

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