Among the 25 countries in the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) who have a legal minimum wage, the United Kingdom has the 8th highest.1 How does it compare with the rest of the world? Our new infographic below shares minimum wages from around the globe.
Financial planning is a constant work in progress. It is used to help you achieve your financial goals and keep you and your family on track with your current funds and in the long-term. This includes creating a budget, putting appropriate wills in place, establishing how your partner or family […]
With EU directives calling for a reduction in emission of harmful gases, and the rise of carbon-efficient alternatives such as electric cars, eco-conscious households are looking to do their bit. By installing solar panels atop our homes, the incentive stretches to more than just consideration for the environment. Through using […]
Investing can be a great way to grow your savings, complement your income and help you prepare for retirement. Still, the complexity of the markets makes it difficult for experts to predict how any individual stock will behave — amateur investors tend to be working in the dark! If your money is […]
Most of us are interested in saving more money, but it can be hard to get started. One of the best ways to begin saving is to create a budget for your family. By tallying up your expected expenses and balancing them against your income, you can get a sense of where your money is going. You might be surprised at how much you spend on certain things! Once you’re aware of where you’re losing a lot of money, you can start planning ways to save. Below, we’ve put together a printable monthly budget worksheet that will help you take the first step in controlling your finances.
Enhance your financial literacy with our new finance dictionary! Learn common financial terms and the definitions of economic jargon from our financial ABCs.
The Help to Buy program was launched to help average Brits get into the housing market by becoming first-time homeowners. With the help of the government, you may be able to get access to an affordable home ownership scheme that will make buying a house financially possible. Overview1 England, Wales, […]
For many adults, some of the best memories from school are of end-of-term excursions and that occasional residential trip abroad – often a chance to practice language skills with locals, and immerse yourself in continental culture. Parents today would no doubt be keen to make the same experiences possible for […]