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Is It Worth Moving For Money?

Location can be very important when you’re working on your career. Most cities and towns will have their own specialities, with large parts of the population pitching in, making it hard for those who want to do something different. Of course, there is always the option of moving away, but it can be hard to tell if this is the right course of action to take. To help you out with this, this post will be exploring the idea of moving for money, along with the benefits and negatives which come with it. Continue reading “Is It Worth Moving For Money?”

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Family Finance Planning

Planning your finances when a family isn’t involved is hard. But managing your finances when you have a little family to run after just gets tough, and it’s something that many families seem to struggle with. Nearly every family is in some form of debt, for one reason or another. Whilst this isn’t an ideal situation to be in, it isn’t a hard one to get out of. Here are just a few ways that you can get yourself out of a tricky situation with debt. However, planning family finances isn’t all about debt, it’s about making daily life easier through the use of money, and through the lack of stress, money should give us. So, if you’re in need of some help with your planning, have a read of the info we’ve got below and see if it’ll help you! Continue reading “Family Finance Planning”

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4 Not-So-Plastic Travel Credit Card Tips

The days of travelling without a credit care are long gone. Nowadays, almost every town or city in the world accepts card payments. Most of them don’t even need you to type in a PIN number. Plus, cash and travellers’ cheques are a security risk. Anyone who wants to globetrot around the world safely needs a piece of plastic in the back pocket just in case. Continue reading “4 Not-So-Plastic Travel Credit Card Tips”

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Simple Ways To Sort Out Your Family Budget

When you’re single and you only have yourself to clothe and feed, sorting out a budget can be relatively easy. However, as a parent with children to look after, things become a little more complicated. In this article, we will give you some tips for managing your family budget, advice that should help you make smart financial choices to better your family now, and in the future. Continue reading “Simple Ways To Sort Out Your Family Budget”

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Managing Maternity Pay: Making Ends Meet on Less Money 

Your new baby is a fantastic new arrival in your life. When your youngster arrives, you can expect plenty of new experiences and love to come your way. Unfortunately, you might also notice a rapidly emptying bank account too. If you’re worried about coping with the dwindling income you’ll have during maternity leave, you’re not alone. Continue reading “Managing Maternity Pay: Making Ends Meet on Less Money “

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3 Things You Never Knew You Needed to Tell HMRC About (And Why It’ll Make Your Life Easier if You Do)

Sometimes, it can feel like it’s all we can do just to get by in our day to day lives. The cost of living is rising with inflation but our wages are not rising to meet them. In an era where public sector workers have experienced years of pay freezes and workers in a range of industries experience the longest sustained period of wage repression since records began, it’s little wonder that many working parents turn to a range of side hustles to supplement their income. After all, why shouldn’t we make a little more money so that we can save for our kids’ futures and do our best to improve their quality of life? But while this entrepreneurial spirit is admirable, it can come with severe consequences if we don’t declare this additional income to HMRC rendering it all for nought. Continue reading “3 Things You Never Knew You Needed to Tell HMRC About (And Why It’ll Make Your Life Easier if You Do)”

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3 Simple Ways To Save For Your Kid’s Future

Things are a lot harder for young people than they were for you when you were their age. They’re struggling to afford housing and high rents make it difficult to save any money. That means that when your kids are a bit older, they might need a helping hand. If you want them to have the same opportunities that you had, you should start saving a bit of money for their future. When you’re trying to deal with all of the expenses that come with raising a family, the idea of saving money might seem out of your reach, but it isn’t’. These are some of the best ways to save for your children’s future. Continue reading “3 Simple Ways To Save For Your Kid’s Future”