A greener home has many benefits for you and your family. While on the one hand, it will help you to save money by reducing your energy bills, but it will also teach you how to be less wasteful. There are some things you might already be doing to make your home greener, such as recycling or using energy-saving light bulbs, but there is always more to be done to help the environment.… View Post
For the vast majority of people, our home will be the biggest purchase we ever make. It’s impossible not to know that life as a homeowner can be costly in terms of the mortgage, taxes, and electricity and heating bills you will have to finance– but these factors are just the tip of the financial iceberg.
Even with the best will in the world and a strict adherence to home maintenance, there are certain problems that your home can experience that will deliver an almighty financial shock to you. These areas deserve a little more attention when you’re assessing your maintenance needs, and you need to have a financial plan for what happens if they experience a problem.… View Post
The chances are that when you made your New Year resolutions at the beginning of the year, you focused on two facets of your life: money and health. Everyone wants to begin the year with a positive and refreshed frame of mind. You yearn for a prosperous 2018 and want to instil a new sense of sound money management into your everyday life. At the same time, you want to be healthy. You don’t simply want to shift those stubborn few pounds that you put on over Christmas, you want to keep the weight off, become fitter, enhance your immune system and be the epitome of good health.… View Post
Many of us know the benefits of selling our unwanted things online but aren’t sure how to get started which means we miss out on making ourselves some extra money. We often hear stories of when things go wrong with online selling and these rarities become our excuses for letting things pile up in our cupboards somewhere between ‘will never use again’ and ‘I can’t throw that in the bin!’
Here are some common myths to online selling which I can hopefully debunk for you and inspire you to start clearing out those cupboards and making some money!… View Post
One of the most common assumptions people make is that being able to invest your money is something that’s really only ever the preserve of the incredibly wealthy. After all, we’ve all got this vague idea in our minds of the Wall Street investor throwing around millions at a time, but the truth is that investment is taking totally new forms in the 21st Century. It’s becoming something that’s much more accessible to everyday people rather than just being something that the very rich can do. If you’ve always been tempted by the idea of investing your money but never thought that it was actually possible, here are some things that you can do in order to make it much easier.… View Post