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
How to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient: 5 Actions to Take Today
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
How to Prepare for Your Child’s Future
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:
Reasons Bristol Has A Fast Moving Property Market
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
6 Ways to Cut the Cost of Raising a Family in 2022
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
5 things to think about before you start a family
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.
How to decide which type of family car you should invest in
AD | Collaborative post The term ‘family car’ is a pretty broad one, potentially covering many different types of car, ranging from hatchbacks to people carriers (MPVs). Nonetheless, most of us probably instinctively know what is meant by the term ‘family car’. Or at least, we have a decent sense that a family car tends to be more about practicality and reliability, than outward style or performance. Does that mean a family car has to be a mere ‘dull and worthy’, rather than exciting purchase? No, not really. But if you’re being responsible in your
The Pros and Cons of Buying an Ex-council Property
AD | Collaborative post Demand for properties has soared since the first COVID-19 induced lockdown ended in May 2020, pushing prices sky-high and edging out first-time buyers. It’s also become increasingly hard for property investors to bag a bargain they can make money from.