When we become parents, we become role models in all walks of life, and finances are no exception. Suddenly, you’ll have someone watching your every monetary move, and probably mimicking the behaviors you’d rather they didn’t notice. To make sure that this copy cat behavior doesn’t embarrass you as much as the bad word your […]
Lets face it, we all like to be able to cut down where we can, especially as the last year has been such a challenging one. It could be that you are looking to put together a bigger savings pot for something in particular, or that you just want to be a little more frugal. […]
Before you have kids, you can take a fairly relaxed attitude towards money. Usually, you have a reasonable disposable income, and plenty of spare cash at the end of the month, even if you indulge yourself from time to time. That state of affairs, however, tends to change once you start a family. All of […]
All families face the dilemma of deciding where they should live. As a couple, you may rent a small house or flat, but you need more space when kids arrive. Clearly, buying a house is very expensive – it’s the most expensive thing you’ll ever buy. This makes many families too afraid of going ahead […]
How much do parents spend on their children? Raising a child from 0 to 17 in the US costs on average $233,610, according to the USDA. A lot of parents need to budget early for significant expenses, such as the cost of education or even the cost of their child’s first car.
If a loved one or member of your family has passed away, then it may come to you to be responsible for helping to oversee what happens to their assets. This is known as the probate process, and it ensures that all of the assets in their name are handled as specified by their will.
Organising your financial life isn’t the simplest of processes – especially not when you have little ones to take into consideration and prioritise too! There are steps that the majority of us make to be able to pay our bills on time and give our kids the best upbringing possible.
Moving house is an exciting time in everyone’s life. You get the chance to start all over again in a new home, you can start making new memories all over again, and you feel refreshed, with more space and so much potential to come.
It costs money to keep a home running, but a lot of us are looking for any method we can find to cut down those costs. Some parts of the home end up more expensive than others and the electronic appliances we rely on tend to fit that bill perfectly. The kitchen is home to […]
When you have a family to support, it can often seem as though you spend more and more money each month trying to keep up with all of the outputs and responsibilities that come with modern life.