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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How to avoid falling out with your family over money
Jun28

How to avoid falling out with your family over money

Talking money is still a bit of a taboo in society. People don’t want to disclose how much they earn, what savings they have or even discuss money worries with others — likewise, it’s poor form to ask about any of those things. When it comes to family and money, things have the potential to get even more awkward. However, there will be a time or two when you may have a financial matter you have to discuss — perhaps care costs for a...

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How to Save Money on Your Mobile Phone Bills
May22

How to Save Money on Your Mobile Phone Bills

If you’re anything like me, you’ll find it a lot easier to stick with the same type of contract and supplier when your mobile phone contract expires; but this isn’t always the most cost-effective option. There is an element of laziness here on my part and when I investigated the other options, I found that I could make some great savings by looking around or changing suppliers. If you are tired of paying excessive mobile phone bills...

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7 Ways To Generate Extra Income From Your Home Business
Mar15

7 Ways To Generate Extra Income From Your Home Business

Last week I sat down with always-lovely mindset coach and business mentor Joseph James to talk about generating more income for yourself and your family. I’ve been running LittleStuff from home since 2003 – and I’m still figuring out how to do it right! You can see my top tips on successfully working from home in this post here – but I really wanted to talk to Joseph about ways to increase my income. I...

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5 easy steps to save money as a family
Feb25

5 easy steps to save money as a family

With household budgets getting squeezed, it is becoming more and more essential for many families to save money where possible. We have identified 5 simple steps anyone can do to help your family save a little money each month. 1.      Adopt a healthier lifestyle  It is no secret that unhealthy habits tend to cost more than healthy ones. Family jogging for sport outdoors with the kids on summer day...

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Expecting a baby: what do you need to budget for?
Feb06

Expecting a baby: what do you need to budget for?

Having a baby is one of the most exciting moments in anyone’s life. But amidst the excitement and trepidation (and outright terror… they’re your responsibility for HOW long? And they come out of WHERE?), the practical side of things also have to be remembered in terms of how much it will cost to raise them. Everyone wants the very best for their child – and the best place to start is by planning out what you need to...

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