Lessons in Money Management

Having a good education is hugely important because it allows you to reach higher salary brackets, however learning to manage money is vital too.

Is it Best for the Elderly to Move to a Residential Care Home?

I have just read the results of the first Care Index from Partnership which states nearly 60% of the elderly do not want to go into a care home. Having elderly relatives in our family I can fully understand this but is it best to be looked after at home or not?

How to Get the Best Service from Your Energy Supplier

Energy industry regulator Ofgem says the majority of gas and electricity customers have never switched providers, and research shows that Brits collectively throw away £3.5billion a year by not switching to a better deal.

Four Inexpensive Family Activities This Summer

Wet, miserable summer days are the bane of most families’ lives. Deep down most of us feel the guilt of not being able to find anything for the children to do as cabin fever takes hold. For many the situation this year will be made worse as many families tighten their belts and have to forego their traditional breaks. However, just because you’re budgeting doesn’t mean you and your children’s summer has to boring.

Empty Property Insurance Is Expensive!

I have an elderly Aunt who having had a stroke and being in hospital and rehabilitation has decided, at least for the time being, is going to stay in a residential home. Her own home is therefore empty and I needed to arrange for empty property insurance. I was in for a shock at the cost!