Miss Pocket Money

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Speak No Evil, Hear No Evil

Today is Internet Safety Day and this, once again, has made me think about how safe my children are online. It's all too easy to forget about the activity which goes on once the bedroom door has swung shut, when [...]

February 9, 2016 Money Matters
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Teenagers and Money

The teenage years can be exhausting for parents and dealing with the rollercoaster of emotions can leave many of us feeling worn down and let down, as all lines of communication waver with the slamming of doors and monosyllabic responses. [...]

January 26, 2016 Family, Family Finance Clinic, Featured, Money Matters, Money Matters for Parents
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The Naked Truth. My Resolutions for 2016

Here we go, I'm putting it out there, here are my New Year's resolutions for 2016... [...]

January 8, 2016 Family, Featured

Giving your children cash this Christmas? Here’s a few tips to make it matter.

As children get older the pressure to buy gifts generally lessens and there is an increasing demand for cash. [...]

December 22, 2015 Family, Featured, Money Matters
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How much would you spend on an Advent Calendar?

If you're a bit of a kid yourself when it comes to Christmas it looks like you could be in for a treat [...]

November 25, 2015 Family, Featured, Money Matters

Guest Blog: Save towards your child’s healthy future

Gone are the days when a tooth fairy left a coin under a child’s pillow... now the Super Tooth Fairy has taken over and does something wise with those teeth! [...]

November 3, 2015 Family Finance Clinic, Featured, Money Matters

Are Our Children Losing Their Minds to Social Media?

With social media being linked to children's mental health how can parent's reduce the risks? [...]

October 21, 2015 Money Matters

Do your children know how to spend?!

This month child ISA’s have been launched with the chief aim of encouraging parents to save for their children. For those who were fortunate enough to be given a bonus by the government into a Child Trust Fund at their [...]

October 14, 2015 Family, Family Finance Clinic, Featured, Money Matters, Money News, Money Tips for Parents
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What did you watch last night?

Blimey the BBC has done it again - in my book anyway - the final of the Bake Off topped of by the final episode of the brilliant Dr Foster... [...]

October 8, 2015 Family, Featured

The Rugby World Cup and Life Lessons

A keen sportsperson myself, I've always encouraged my sons to play sport as I believe it can teach children some incredibly important lessons. [...]

September 18, 2015 Family, Featured