Finding Your Home Away From Home

If you manage to make enough money, then you’re not going to necessarily be moving home every time you buy new property. Rather, there’s a growing trend of investing in a second residence. In some areas, second-home ownership has gone up by 30% since the turn of the millennium. Some people are just sick of their homes. But why would you want another property, and where would you get it?

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Sudden Expenses Every Family Should Be Prepared For

Unfortunately, we can’t always tell what life has waiting for us around the bend. Resilient as we are, we might be able to personally handle the stress and strain of what life throws at us, but we can’t afford to think that way when it comes to our finances. Especially not if we have a family that depends on us. Without getting too doom and gloom, we have to be prepared for the unexpected twists and what we can do to make sure they don’t take absolutely everything.

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Sort Out Your Money Before The Festive Season Arrives

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It might seem as though the festive season is already here. Particularly when you look in the superstores and discover that the Halloweens goods have, almost instantly, been replaced by festive wonders. But, no matter what your TV might say, no matter how many shops might be playing the music, it’s not here yet. There is still around five weeks until Christmas, and that’s more than enough time to get things sorted. Let’s face it, Christmas, for all the good it may bring, is just one massive expense. You know it, I know it, even your kids know it. But what if you’re not ready to spend all that money. What if your finances aren’t in a healthy situation right now? I have some ideas that should help you sort out finances before the festive season is truly upon us. Read the rest of this entry »