Personal Finance

  • Want to know the fastest way to get a mortgage approved?

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    Exciting things are happening in our household at the moment. After almost a year of going backwards and forwards on house designs with our architect, a couple of weeks ago we finally submitted planning application for our house project. We have wanted to move for a while but couldn’t find anywhere we liked. Instead, we […]

  • An open letter to my daughters for International Women’s Day

    Bunch of flowers for International Women's Day

    This week, all over the world people will celebrate International Women’s Day. It’s an opportunity to celebrate the many and varied achievements of women. It’s also a time when men and women can unite to do something about gender parity. I have taken the opportunity to join up with some great female money bloggers to […]

  • Get A Free Will Written For You

    If you want to be sure that what happens to your assets and your loved ones when you die is in line with your wishes, you need a will. If you don’t leave a valid will, where your money goes and who looks after your dependent children is determined by law and may be completely […]

  • Buying your first family home

    We love our home. It’s the only home we’ve ever owned and even though we’ve considered moving, we’ve now made the decision to stay put and turn it in to our forever home. Plans were submitted to the council last week to extend and totally redesign it – and we love them! Fingers crossed they […]

  • How you CAN survive financially during maternity leave

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    Maternity leave finances We’ve just had one of our team who was due to start back after maternity leave next Monday decide that she’s not coming back. I don’t blame her. I loved being with my babies and I was fortunate that from a money perspective, I didn’t have to go back to work. I […]