Financial Challenge As A Parent

Financial Challenge As A Parent

20th November 2019 is Universal Children’s Day, marking the day the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child was adopted setting out children’s rights including the right to life, to health, to education and to play, as well as the right to family life. This obviously lays some pretty…

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So You Think You Can Time The Markets?

So You Think You Can Time The Markets?

While having a wander around the web, I found a really neat interactive game. It lets you try your hand at choosing when to buy and sell stocks over a ten year period based on news headlines which flash up underneath the graph and compares your performance to that of…

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Are You Haunted By Financial Fears?

Are You Haunted By Financial Fears?

It’s Halloween, a time for witches, ghosts and ghouls although most of us are way past the stage of finding Halloween scary. If only we could say the same about financial fears. Far too many people are frightened by their finances, spooked by their spending or petrified of their pension.…

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World Heart Day: Protect Your Precious Heart

29th September is World Heart Day which aims to spread awareness about cardiovascular disease (CVD), the world’s number one killer. CVD, which includes heart disease and stroke, claims an astounding 17.9mn lives a year so anything we can do to prevent and control it has got to be a good…

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Cost Affects University Education Decision

A level results came out in the UK last week with over 300,000 students finding out whether they had made the grade. Fewer students received A and A* grades this year with a drop of 0.9 percentage points, the biggest fall since records began. 25.5% of grades were in the…

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5 Financial Tips For Women To Be Financially Independent

Men can be caring partners, loving fathers, breadwinners and homemakers but one thing they should never be is your financial plan. Whether married or single, working or not, all women should be in control of their financial affairs. The fact is that all relationships eventually come to an end whether…

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10 New Year’s Financial Resolution

It’s resolution time. You know, that time of year when you tell yourself you will lose weight/get fit/write a novel and find yourself two weeks into the new year, your resolve in tatters, slobbing on the sofa, consoling yourself with cake and feeling like a failure! Apparently, a mere 8%…

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