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How to Make a Family Budget
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How To Make a Family Budget

Creating a budget isn’t always straightforward when it comes to doing it for your entire household, and does require some careful planning and consideration. Here’s how to make a family budget, whether you’re a single-income, or a dual-income family. So grab some paper, a pen, and get ready to make some budgeting lists.  (Bear in …

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Has Being a Stay-at-Home-Mum Affected Your Confidence?

Staying-at-home to bring up your children is an option that often makes sense. When the cost of childcare outweighs the benefits of working, it’s counter-productive to pay someone else to bring up your child. There are two problems with this, the obvious one being the huge cut in your household income. The other one, is …

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How to Save Into a JISA (Junior ISA)

Today on the blog I’m welcoming Jim Gall, author of moneyblogscotland.co.uk. Jim has recently left a job in financial services, so he knows his stuff! If you’re looking into savings for your children, this post is perfect. Here’s Jim’s post on how to save into a JISA (Junior ISA). Make the Most of Tax-Free Savings …

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Go Wild and Spend £0: The Natural History Museum

I don’t do New Years’ resolutions. No-one ever sticks to them, despite best intentions. I do, however, want to make a more conscious effort to spend more time with our little family and create memories that will last. When money is tight and you’re on a budget, the obvious choice is to look for things …