Millennials Spend Less Money on Jewellery Now Compared to Two Decades Ago

How much money would you or do you spend on jewellery? Although I own a fair amount of jewellery, I don’t spend an awful lot of money on it. I also don’t buy jewellery on a regular basis, and it appears that I’m not alone in this. According to industry analysts Millennials simply don’t see the value in spending their money on valuables. According to Sarah Berger of TheCashlorette.com, “Millennials gravitate toward spending money on experiences, and not things.” Like myself, todays younger generation are far more likely to spend significant money on travelling to places such as Thailand and… [Read More]

How much life insurance do parents need?

It seems like for most of us our disposable income is constantly being squeezed. As a result, our regular outgoings, such as utility bills, TV subscriptions and food shopping need to be monitored and where possible savings made. But what about our life insurance cover? As a parent, I appreciate how important life insurance is in order to protect the financial future of our loved ones. But how do we ensure our life insurance is as comprehensive and cost-effective as possible? We asked the award-winning broker Reassured to help identify how much life insurance to take out and importantly how… [Read More]

My Dream Pet with Petplan

We’ve teamed up with Petplan for their exciting new campaign which asks children to put their artistic skills to the test by drawing their dream pet. This could be with wings, eight legs, three heads or it could even glow in the dark! To make this campaign even more magical, their dream pet drawing will then be transformed into an amazing soft toy for them to keep and treasure forever. R decided that her dream pet would have a dogs head, cats body and the tail of a dragon! She was very excited at the idea of this and couldn’t… [Read More]

What was your first car?

I’ve worked in the car insurance industry for around 10 years now. It’s not a career that I thought I would end up in, but 10 years in and I’m still going strong! I started not long after I’d left college. I’d had a number of other jobs such as cleaner, cashier etc, but I knew that I wanted more from life. When I applied for the job, I didn’t ever think I’d still be there now, but I am and I’m grateful for that. Especially when you hear stories on the news of people being made redundant, so I’m… [Read More]

4 Types Of Family Cover

As a primary provider for your household one of your key objectives should be to provide for your dependants in the case that something were to happen to you. Many people plan ahead of items such as a premature death, but forget that there are situations that could affect their ability to continue to support their family. For instance, an illness or similar situation could suddenly make you unable to bring in a monthly income. In this scenario hopefully you have funds, savings, trusts, or other investments to fall back onto so that your family is covered. The following are… [Read More]