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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
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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
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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
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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
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Don’t Stop Listening. Give What You Can.

Four years of war in Syria has led to the worst humanitarian crisis in a generation. [...]

September 8, 2015 Family
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How to budget for University

The long awaited A Level results are finally out and many thousands of lucky young people around the country will be gearing up for University [...]

August 18, 2015 Family, Family Finance Clinic, Featured, Money Matters for Parents, Money Tips for Parents
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The Grandparent Grandslam!

The grandparent grandslam! [...]

July 20, 2015 Family, Featured, Money Matters