While every parent’s dream is to send their child to university, it is often more expensive than the average working class family can afford. If you take into account that the average salary as of 2018 in the UK is £27,271 and that the cost of undergraduate programs at university can reach £9,250 per year, it is understandable that most working class parents are seeking ways to grow any savings they can accrue. This typically means investing small amounts over a long period of time and for the most part, this is a good plan. However, what kind of investments are safe and are you willing to invest in a fund overseen by someone else, no matter how knowledgeable that person might be? Here is an unusual option to consider.
Many home owners accidentally waste money on their homes year after year. However, there are many ways you can be savvy and cut back on your expenditure, which will boost your bank balance. Read the six money saving tips for your home.
These days, broadband is a basic necessity, like gas and electricity. Unfortunately, some of the sharp charging practices that were discovered in those industries, are now being used in the broadband business. Consumers can find themselves paying hundreds of pounds more than they should do, due to costs called “out of contract” charges. Read on to avoid being overcharged…
The existence of fashion trends date back hundreds of years. They signified to show how much extra money and leisure time you had. They signified your level in society, suggested your connection to royal families, that sort of thing. It would begin with whatever the reigning party, king or queen, liked – and the faster you caught on and followed suit, the better it indicated you were to observant of their tastes.
For the past year we have been saving for our first family home, one we can buy and call our own. Decorate as we like, fix the broken things within a week (or even a year would be great) and have that perfect roll tub bath that I have been dreaming about forever. We have been saving a lot and have finally got enough for that all important house deposit. But the fun doesn’t stop there.
As a mum, pampering yourself regularly might seem like something from the distant past. If you’re constantly finding yourself skipping getting your hair cut or forgoing on a manicure that you’ve been wanting for ages because you don’t have the time or money to do so, you probably feel like some precious ‘me time’ is soon in order. If you’re a mum who’s hoping to save some time and money without compromising on looking good, we’ve put together some of the best ways to find discounts on deals on all the beauty treatments that you need.
It is never too early to teach kids how to save for their future. If you teach your kids the value of money at an early stage, they will carry that with them as they grow older and they will be safe and secure financially. It is not enough that you save for your kids. You should teach them why it is important and how to properly do it. By doing the simple tips below, you can teach your kids how to save pennies for the future.
Some of our best and happiest memories are often from family holidays; given that we can’t remember every second of every holiday as our families grow up, there are some hints which can help make family holidays more memorable.