I like to think that when it comes to teaching my daughter safety and good manners, I’ve got it under control. Yet when it comes to educating our kids about money, few parents know where to start – myself included. But we parents are the biggest influence on our children’s financial habits – so it’s crucial that teach them that money plays a variety of roles in life, whether it’s… View Post

  Has there ever been a time in your life when you thought you could use the advice of a solicitor, but were put off due to the expensive legal fees? Perhaps you are one of the more than 200,000 workers that have been made redundant during the Covid-19 crisis? Had a dispute with a neighbour? Or maybe you were being discriminated at work? If you are anything like me,… View Post

There are nearly eight million people living alone in the UK according to figures from the Office of National Statistics and it turns out that they are spending £21 a week more on average than those living as a couple. And I should know, I am one of them. Whether you’re single by choice, or as a result of a recent breakup or divorce, living on your own presents some… View Post

The other night, I couldn’t sleep and fell into an eBay wormhole. It all began with an innocent search for Diptyque candles – and you wouldn’t believe what I found… Once these beautiful candles melt, people are actually flogging the empty glass jars for as much as £24 – recouping 51% off the £47 cost of the 190g item itself. My mind was blown. Before I knew it, I had found… View Post

I’ve just been a guest on Talk Radio and chatted to Mike Graham about why it’s important to teach our kids about cash. Why not have a watch? I pop up on screen at the 2:25:00 mark. Also, read on to find out all my other top tips for parents. I don’t want to brag, but when it comes to teaching my daughter safety and good manners, I like to… View Post

  Shacking up, cohabiting or living in sin. However you label it, it means the same thing – moving in with your partner before you walk down the aisle first. Luckily, gone are the days when it was considered scandalous to move in with your partner before marriage. In fact, these days I’d be more shocked if friends of mine waited until after their wedding to live together for the… View Post