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A Guide To Teaching Your Kids The Value Of Money

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It’s not a secret that kids don’t know anything about the value of money – that is until they learn it from you. If you don’t talk to them about money and make an effort to demonstrate how they should treat it, they will learn from you regardless. Badmouth money? Your kids will likely develop a negative relationship with it. Don’t spend money wisely? Your kids will see that money should be spent on impulse purchases and whims. If you want to make sure your kids grow up with a positive and sensible attitude towards money, read on.  Continue reading “A Guide To Teaching Your Kids The Value Of Money”

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Disputing a Will: Steps to Take

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A will is an official piece of documentation that showcases a deceased person’s final wishes with regards to their finances, assets, and estate. It is a vitally important piece of information, as it ensures that a person’s bequeathal instructions are carried out exactly how they wanted them to be. Continue reading “Disputing a Will: Steps to Take”

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Money Manage Your Way To Becoming A Stay At Home Mom

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There are too many reasons to list why becoming a stay at home mom (or dad) is a great choice to make, but let’s take a shot at a few! 

  • It means you don’t miss your kids’ milestones, and your children get to spend valuable time with the person they love the most.
  • You don’t have to fork out for expenses on travelling to and from work, uniforms and lunches.
  • Also, it means you have some freedom and flexibility to organise your day how you see fit without a strict working regime.

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4 Common Budgeting Mistakes

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When it comes to financial management, there’s no greater tool than a well-designed budget. While the idea of living to a budget can often be seen as restrictive, the opposite is actually true: a good budget allows you to live life with a minimum of financial stress, safe in the knowledge that all of your family’s expenses will always be met. Continue reading “4 Common Budgeting Mistakes”

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Be More Financially Responsible In Just 3 Steps

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Being financially irresponsible is probably one of the worst things you can be in life. When you lose track of money, you end up in all sorts of bother. To heighten the problem, it’s not just you that ends up in a sticky situation. Mess up your money, and your whole family suffers.

I don’t want to end up in debt, you don’t want to; nobody wants to! So, how do you become more financially responsible? It’s easier than you think, and it starts with these steps: Continue reading “Be More Financially Responsible In Just 3 Steps”

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How To Make Money With Your Car

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Have you ever wondered what you could do to make a little extra cash? There is likely a car on your drive that can help you do just that. Cars cost a lot of money. Maintenance, tire replacements, MOT, petrol and having to hunt for the best car insurances (not to mention unexpected costs). Car insurance itself can be a nightmare too, with plenty of new options and ways to get the best deal. Googling ‘cheap black box insurance no curfew’ or ‘cheapest insurance for X car’ to make the most of your cash. Continue reading “How To Make Money With Your Car”

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The Top Five Most Expensive Home Repair Jobs and How to Be Prepared for Them

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Owning your own home not only gives you a huge sense of pride and accomplishment, it can also feel like a never-ending money pit of expenses. Even if you’ve bought a newer home, it doesn’t mean that you are free and clear of renovations and repairs, it typically just means you may not have to worry about all of them popping up at once. Just as you would expect, all those big-ticket items in your home have a lifespan, and at that point repairs will be necessary and sometimes even require a full-out replacement. Continue reading “The Top Five Most Expensive Home Repair Jobs and How to Be Prepared for Them”