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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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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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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
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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
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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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Back to School, Back to Budgeting

Back to School, Back to Budgeting [...]

September 14, 2015 Money Matters
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Money and children during a break up

In my life at the moment, sadly, I seem to be surrounded by friends separating often leading to divorce [...]

August 24, 2015 Family Finance Clinic, Featured, Money Matters, Money Matters for Parents
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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