Ways to Make Money for Busy Mums

You know that being a mum is a full time job. Unfortunately it’s not one that pays, which isn’t great. Spending time with your little ones is amazing, but bills still need to be paid and for mums it can be hard to find work.  Luckily, there are a few things that you can do to top up your income. These solutions are ideal for busy mums because they are flexible, easy and perfect to do from home. So if you’re ever stuck at home with the kids then at least you know you can be making money at the… [Read More]

Has your ppi claim been rejected? If so, do not give up, you are not the only one in this situation.

An article by the Mirror discusses the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) recent rule where those who may have had a previous rejected claim can now reclaim. The Mirror reported that 1.2 million people who had their claims rejected, could be owed compensation due to unfair transactions when PPI was originally sold. It is best to get this sorted now before the deadline to claim creeps up, so pencil it in your diary, 29 August 2019 – do not forget! So, first – why was your claim rejected? There are multiple reasons as to why your claim may have been rejected… [Read More]

Finding Finances Without The Debt

Money is a constant source of misery for a lot of people. At some point, everyone is in the same position; you need to get your hands on some money but aren’t sure how to get it. In a lot of cases, the most obvious option would be a loan. But, this doesn’t mean that it’s the best. Loans are good and bad for a number of different reasons, and some loans aren’t bad at all. Avoiding debt and finding another way to pay is usually the best recourse, though. To help you out with this, this post will be… [Read More]

Are Your Finances In Order? Top Tips For Parents

Most of us like to have a handle on our finances, but when you have kids, taking control of your money is even more important. As a parent, you want to be able to provide for your children now, but it’s also important to look to the future. If your finances aren’t quite as straightforward as you’d like, here are some tips to help you organized. Image Source Working out a suitable budget When you have a family, a budget can be really useful. Keeping an eye on what’s going in, and what’s coming out prevents overspending. It may also… [Read More]

News.Markets – Your One Stop Online Site for all things Financial

I’ve written previously about finances on my blog and as a working mum I often like to keep an eye on the shares that I hold in the company that I work for.  For me this doesn’t just mean checking the share price. I like to look at the entire picture so I tend to look at the FTSE-100. This is because the company I work for are part of this index. I recently found out about News.Markets, which is an online website that keeps you ahead of the game by empowering your investment decisions by providing cutting edge financial markets news…. [Read More]

Tips to improve your credit rating for a secure family future

If you’ve ever been refused a credit card, mortgage, or loan, you know that your credit rating is important. In recent years, lending agencies such as banks and credit card companies have become much more stringent in deciding which customers they lend to. If you fall into the “high risk” category – typically someone with poor credit – then you may not get the loan. Many companies will use your credit rating to make a decision about you. Whether or not they do business with you comes down to your credit score. Anything above 650 is considered good, but 750… [Read More]