Posts with Category: Money Saving Ideas
Merlin Annual Pass are pleased to announce their Big Summer Sale, which runs from Thursday 1st June to Monday 3rd July 2017. And they have given me two Standard Merlin Annual Passes to give away to a lucky reader – please see below
As a business develops there is an interesting change to the dynamic. At the beginning generally you do as many tasks yourself, in order to save money and get the business on its feet as quickly at possible at the lowest cost.However as your business builds you begin to realise that there are some tasks that could be completed more effectively or faster either by someone else or using another method, therefore saving money long term as your attentions could be focused elsewhere to better overall effect. So should you consider outsourcing?
Taking care of your personal financial situation can at times seem like a momentous task and one that you require help from professionals with. If you have financial problems there is no point in ignoring them, as the more they add up the more worries you will have in the future. Using a wealth advisor is a great way to sort out your current and future finances.
There are many ways they can help you out, whether you’re struggling to get by or just need some advice on what to do in the near future. Here are three reasons to use a wealth advisor.
1. Prepare for Retirement
The majority of workers should already be paying into a company pension thanks to the government’s workplace pension scheme. However, some people will be worried that this won’t be enough to live off comfortably when it comes to giving up work.
For this reason it is worth seeking out a wealth advisor to create a plan for saving towards retirement. They will look at your current financial situation and work out what will be required to live the same life you have now for (hopefully) another 20+ years when you won’t be working.
Over half of UK would save an extra £1000 rather than spend it
What would you do with an extra £1000? If you’d rather save it than spend it then you’re in the majority. This is the preferred option for 57% of the UK according to a new survey from crafting company Stampin’ Up!
I received an Epson ET 4550 Eco-Tank printer to review.
I run a small business from home and also have two secondary age children. They both have lots of project work and things they want to print – we also regularly print out photos for sending to relatives, and I enjoy papercrafts and cardmaking and quite often print out fully coloured A4 sheets, and full sized photo images. So I need a workhorse of a printer.
UPDATE: Merlin Annual Pass Summer Sale 2017 runs from 1st June to 13th July 2017. I am giving away two free Merlin Annual Passes here
by Kira Browdy
There is much to see and admire in London in every season. The capital of the UK is not a cheap city, but if you use these tips, you can make your money go further and enjoy a great time even if you are on a tight budget. Spend the money you saved on buying gifts for relatives and friends.
Here are some useful tips for those who are going to visit London and do not want to blow the budget in one day.
The lovely folks at Suppose.com, sent me a copy of the Frozen DVD to review.
I am really excited about this – I must be the only mum of under 10s that hasn’t seen this movie yet – not because I have denied it to my children, but because their dad took them to the cinema to watch it while I was busy. So I have missed out on the phenomenon and am very glad to report that I have now caught up on my failings and I love the movie as much as everybody else does.
I’m not quite sure how Disney managed to pull off such a huge success. I know there is the whole Girl Power theme which everyone talks about, and “that song” which has been covered and/or parodied by every vocalist from 9 months to 99 years. So I get why my 11 year old daughter loves this film and I love it too, but what I can’t fathom is why my 9 year old all-action son loves it too?
Our business started from an idle conversation with a friend over a cup of tea. Both of us were ‘stay at home mums’ frustrated by the lack of genuine work opportunities for women with school age children. We both wanted to work but were unable to find anything that fitted around school hours, school holidays, child sickness, etc. but still paid enough to make it worthwhile! It’s undoubtedly the age-old conundrum of women – how to balance work and childrearing, how to earn enough money without compromising on your children’s upbringing.