Prepared for the unexpected? 5 steps to take after a car accident

Car Accident

No one expects their day to turn into a nightmare. You could be driving along minding your own business with the kids sat happily in the back of your car and before you know it, you’ve been involved in a car accident. You can expect a rollercoaster of emotions, from sadness and fear to anger and despair. But do you know what other steps to take when you’ve been involved in an accident that wasn’t your fault? One of the… Continue Reading “Prepared for the unexpected? 5 steps to take after a car accident”

8 Things To Do If You Lose Your Job

Losing your job can be a devastating, life-changing experience. There’s nothing worse than waking up in the morning thinking that you have job security, making the trip into work, and having your life shattered in front of you. Everyone copes with job loss differently; some become depressed while others are capable of picking themselves up and moving on. There’s no right and wrong answer; it’s all about what you personally feel. Of course, there are things everyone can do when… Continue Reading “8 Things To Do If You Lose Your Job”

Planning a Baby on a Budget


Having a baby is a hugely exciting time in your life, but it can also be a huge learning curve, especially in budgeting. Baby equipment is big business and we all want the best for our children, but it is important to remember that much of it will only be used for a few weeks and isn’t worth spending big money on. Planning a baby on a budget is a challenge, but can be achievable but it is important to… Continue Reading “Planning a Baby on a Budget”

First-Time Buyers Tips


Buying your first home is probably one of the biggest investments you will ever make, and although it’s an exciting time, it can also be rather terrifying. It is not just as simple as setting your budget, picking your ideal property, exchanging money and being given your keys. There is plenty of guidance out there on how to navigate buying, from getting the lowdown on help-to-buy schemes, understanding property searches, to knowing where to start when securing a mortgage, but… Continue Reading “First-Time Buyers Tips”

Getting Started With Volunteering: Top Tips


Entering into the world of volunteering might be something you really want to do, but from the outside it can seem a little intimidating or simply overwhelming because of the amount of different options that are available. If you want to overcome your hang-ups and get started as a volunteer, the following few tips will hopefully give you the guidance and motivation you need. Play to your Strengths You are likely to have a better experience as a volunteer, as… Continue Reading “Getting Started With Volunteering: Top Tips”