Make a New Year’s Resolution to save money

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Saving money is a good habit to get in to and it is something I have always encouraged the kids to do from an early age. If you save regularly, it is lovely to watch your savings start to add up and keep growing and the easiest way to get your savings working for you is to set things up so that you automatically add a little bit each month to your savings. That way you won’t have to remember… Continue Reading “Make a New Year’s Resolution to save money”

How to save for your pension


It’s never too late to plan for your retirement. Saving for your pension is of paramount importance as when you can’t work (or don’t want to work) any longer, you’ll need a constant supply of money to rely on. Of course, if you’re of retirement age (between 62-65 for women and 65 for men) and have made at least 30 years of National Insurance payments you’ll receive a state pension, but at just £113.10 a week for a single person,… Continue Reading “How to save for your pension”

Future Proofing Your Child’s Tomorrow

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We work hard to teach the children the value of money and the importance of saving.  The culture of borrowing money to get what you want and worrying about it later frustrates me as people get into so much debt that they then struggle to get out of. We set savings accounts up for each of the children when they were born, which we added to every now and then – normally with birthday and Christmas money.  Abbey got her… Continue Reading “Future Proofing Your Child’s Tomorrow”