While there are loads of budgeting templates online, they don’t always fit our lifestyle, or they may not be easy to update when major changes occur. That’s why we’ve created a step-by-step guide to get you started off on the right foot. Create your own customised budget and start working toward your goals.
Getting to sleep at night can be a real struggle for some people. When insomnia becomes an issue, the very thought of failing to sleep can be what keeps you awake. But how can you break this vicious circle? It begins with a few bad nights, and you try relaxation methods or sleeping medication […]
Deciding to buy a house is a major decision, and it’s one that you shouldn’t rush into. Purchasing (and owning) a house requires a certain level of fiscal responsibility and management skill. If budgeting is difficult and extra spending seems to get the better of you more often than not, it may not be the […]
February Half-Term is right around the corner. While it’s a popular time for travel, it comes at a cost: Families pay up to eight times more than normal for flights during half-term holidays — and it doesn’t stop there.1 High demand drives up the price of hotel rooms, car rentals and more. Quality time with […]
Compared to how life was just a few decades ago, life in the 21st century looks like science-fiction. We work on tiny portable computers and spend our wages using apps on our smart phones. But how would you have got by in the ‘Roaring Twenties’? For example, if you’re an early riser, you might […]
It’s the beginning of a new year, which for many people means new beginnings. Make a resolution this year to start a savings plan, and follow these tips to make it work! Set a Goal Understanding what you’re saving for will help you to stay focused and on track throughout your savings effort. While […]
There’s no doubt about it: Interviews are the most challenging part of landing a job. You have to spend a fair bit of time preparing: reading up on the company, anticipating the kinds of questions you’ll be asked, figuring out what kind of questions you’ll need to ask and more. That’s only the beginning. You […]
Actions speak louder than words —before you’re even given the chance to prove yourself at a new job, you need to make sure your body language doesn’t sell you out at the interview stage. Employers are looking out for a variety of things when you sit down opposite them in an interview. Eye contact is […]