Collaborative post Have you ever spent late nights with a calculator and a cup of strong coffee by your side as you pour over bills, receipts, and bank statements strewn across the dining table? Don’t worry, it’s a familiar scene in many households because the challenge of managing a family budget resonates with many—from those living in bustling cities to quiet suburban streets. Whether it’s unexpected school expenses, that ever-increasing utility bill, or simply trying to set aside some savings, achieving financial stability is often easier said than done. But the good news is that
AD | Collaborative post Ollie Norman, Content Marketing Manager at LiQuid In light of the escalating cost of living, the need to save money has never been more important. Given rising expenses and diminishing disposable income, it is now more vital than ever to establish an emergency fund to weather unexpected financial hurdles. In addition, if you are looking for ways to generate income in the absence of a job, having some savings tucked away can act as a reassuring safety net. Fortunately, there is a range of methods to make savings, spanning from the
Collaborative post Managing your family’s finances can be a daunting task. With bills, mortgages, loans, and daily expenses to juggle, it can feel overwhelming trying to keep everything in order. Staying on top of your family’s finances is crucial for ensuring financial stability and security, as well as reducing stress and anxiety. In this blog post, we’ll outline some key steps you can take to successfully manage your family’s finances and ensure that you’re always in control. Create a budget and track expenses The first step to managing your family’s finances is to create a
Collaborative post All homeowners have heard about green living. With climate change news constantly dominating the airwaves, more and more of us are looking at ways to lower our carbon footprint and help protect the planet. Whether you’re an outspoken eco-warrior or haven’t got the foggiest about being eco-friendly, there are simple actions you can take today to be more eco-conscious, especially in your home. From changing lightbulbs to shelling out on solar panels, here are some ways on how you can make your property more energy efficient today. Turn the Thermostat Down Firstly, if
Collaborative post There’s no doubt that the current cost-of-living crisis has highlighted a short and medium-term savings crisis in the UK, with 15% of Brits currently having absolutely no financial safety net at all. What’s more, just one-in-three Brits have more than £1,500 committed to savings, so it’s fair to surmise that most households aren’t in a position to currently put significant sums of cash away for their childrens’ future. However, there are other steps that you can take to contribute to your child’s financial future and security. Here’s a few to keep in mind:
Collaborative post A fast-moving property market can be a good thing. While sellers mostly benefit from this arrangement, buyers can reap the rewards if they’re fast enough to. Of course, property markets have gone into overdrive across the UK in recent times. However, Bristol is often a focal point for building interest. Indeed, this area appeals to buyers and sellers alike, and everyone dabbling in these property markets can feel energised and hopeful. But why does Bristol have such a fast-moving property market? What’s behind the excitement and activity? We ponder these enquiries further down
Collaborative post As the cost of living continues to increase, millions of families are facing rising expenses and higher bills. If a pay rise isn’t on the cards, you might be wondering how you’ll maintain your standard of living without getting into a substantial amount of debt, but there are ways to reduce your outgoings. To start planning your financial overhaul, take a look at these six ways to cut the cost of raising a family in 2022: 1. Plan Days Out in Advance Last-minute adventures and impromptu days out can be a fun way
Starting a family is a big deal and there can be a lot more to think about than you might realise. Sometimes it happens so fast that maybe you haven’t had time to prepare or to put certain things in place. With that in mind, I wanted to share 5 things you might want to think about before starting a family.