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Negotiating Rates With The Tooth Fairy

tooth fairy

Slightly unexpectedly we became in need of a visit from the tooth fairy tonight so urgently needed to do some crowd sourcing of the going rate for the tooth fairy. It seems there’s quite a variety of financial arrangements depending on postcode and family size. Also sometimes the tooth fairy only has certain coins with […] Read more…

The Ultimate Baby Financial Checklist

ultimate baby financial checklist

Congratulations on your new or imminent arrival! It is such an exciting time but you can easily experience information overload with everyone wanting to give you their own advice. Along with baby brain though, its not easy retaining all that info. That’s why I’ve created this handy check list to ensure you get the most […] Read more…

5 Money Lessons I Wish I’d Been Taught Earlier

1. Savings My first memory of money management was taking my little navy blue TSB savings book into school with a bit of change to submit to my savings account. I don’t recall anyone explaining what happens to the money whilst someone else is looking after it. I don’t remember interest being explained either. And […] Read more…

Family Finance: Getting The Most Out Of Your Money

family finances

Is your money a bit all over the place? If so, chances are it’s not all being used to its best potential. Getting organized and making an effort to properly sort your finances will mean you end up in a much more comfortable position financially. Here are a few ways to go about it. Get […] Read more…