Category Archives: Personal Finance

Tips for growing your child’s nest egg

Saving for your child can be rewarding, and in these current economic times, extremely financially savvy. But where do you start? Take a look at our quick guide to taking those first few steps, from making a budget to choosing from the best junior ISA providers. Here’s where you should begin. Putting some aside DecidingContinue Reading

Why Buy a New Construction Home

When there are so many properties now on the market, why buy a new home? Maybe you are longing for attractive period features such as original crown moulding and cornicing, or traditional sash windows. But all these beautiful features can be found in, or added to, new homes, without all the problems of ones thatContinue Reading

Knowing when you’re ready to buy

There comes a time in everyone’s life when they know they’re ready to buy a house. Being a first-time buyer can be a little daunting, and as buying a house is probably the biggest investment you’ll make in your life it’s important to be prepared. From finding the perfect place, to securing a mortgage fromContinue Reading

Making those important cost cutting decisions

According to research, us Britons are all set to get on top of our finances in 2013. While living a healthier lifestyle might be top of our list of resolutions, sorting out our financial situations comes a close second. Are we all really going to maintain going to the gym for the entirety of 2013?Continue Reading

Are You Still Paying for a Landline?

Before we moved The Wife and I had a landline as well as a virtual line that came with our triple play package.  We kept the landline because the town house was set up for one line and The Wife needed a fax line so the landline provided a ghost ring for faxes.  Now thatContinue Reading

Maybe There is Yield Out There! Bank Bonuses offered by Kasasa

When I first started to actually looking at my personal finances, even prior to the creation of this blog I was heavy into yield chasing and bank bonuses.  I thought I was doing myself a favor by squeezing out that extra half a percentage point, little did I know that the CC debt I wasContinue Reading