How Not to Let Baby Derail Your Retirement Planning


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”

Saving Up for a Holiday

Mark Warner

Last year we were lucky enough to win a holiday with Mark Warner and had a fabulous time away in May at their Sea Garden resort in Turkey where the kids got to learn to sail and windsurf and us adults got to try Scuba diving for the first time. It was our first beach holiday abroad since our honeymoon 10 years ago and it really showed us what we were missing. Much as I love the UK and seeing… Continue Reading “Saving Up for a Holiday”

Win 1 of 10 Joulo Energy Saving Technology Devices


With energy prices always in the news, it is important that we understand our energy usage in order to reduce our energy bills and save money. I have recently been introduced to a very clever device called Joulo, which provides personalised energy advice on how to save energy by remotely and digitally logging how much energy your devices are using. It sounds complicated but Joulo can help you save energy in three simple steps: Record Place Joulo on top of the… Continue Reading “Win 1 of 10 Joulo Energy Saving Technology Devices”