Are you saving for a rainy day?

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It’s a scary fact that approximately 50% of UK adults do not have any savings or investments and are struggling to put away money for a rainy day. My older children think I am a nag as I often try to cajole them into putting money away for the future whilst they don’t have any dependants to support. Sadly it mostly falls on deaf ears as those new trainers or must have fashion item NEED to be bought. Even we struggle… Continue Reading “Are you saving for a rainy day?”

How Not to Let Baby Derail Your Retirement Planning

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New babies are an adorable, lovable, miraculous way to stress out parents. There will be good days, like when baby takes the first steps. Then there will be bad days, like runny noses and fevers. One constant that can begin even before baby’s arrival is the stress a new baby places on a family’s budget. The list of “must haves” seems endless: nappies, clothing, nursery set up, toys, meals, medical care, on and on in endless progression, always changing as… Continue Reading “How Not to Let Baby Derail Your Retirement Planning”