Having been involved with MoneyHighStreet for some time now, I feel it's time to take far better control of my own finances, ensure that I take note and act upon the personal finance information, products and services we offer.
A fountain pen for many will bring back memories of school and piles of blotting paper, it certainly does for me. But in this electronic age with so much use of email, social networks and texting, is there space for the fountain pen?
Here I am finally wrapping my Christmas presents, an improvement on the usual Christmas Eve rush. But it is taking time!
Who would have thought that a movie about mortgage backed securities and their role in triggering the banking crisis and credit crunch would be remotely interesting, let alone worth spending a Saturday night in to watch.
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!
If you were asked 'Do you want a better life?' what would your answer be? For many it would be a resounding yes. Is it possible to achieve though?