Incredible, isn’t it? It seems only a few week since the kids went back to school and already October half term is approaching.
As autumn approaches many students are preparing to start university for the first time. For most, this will mean leaving the place they grew up in behind as they embark on a life far from their home comforts.
The Bank of Mum and Dad is a well-known concept and we all hate to see our children struggle financially, which is why many parents continue to support their children well into adulthood.
Pensions for children? Surely that’s taking planning ahead to a whole new level? Nonetheless, if you can afford it, putting money aside in to a pension for your children or grandchildren can be a sensible option.
Being a grandparent is an exciting time of life. You get all the enjoyment of doing fun activities with your grandchildren but can hand them back at the end of the day. Part of that pleasure is knowing that you can help them financially.
Holidays can be expensive, that’s for sure. Getting everything organised for your trip can be quite a challenge, too. So we’ve compiled these simple tips to save you money and allow you to enjoy your time away to the full.
It’s one thing to travel with your children or grandchildren and help them realise an appreciation for seeing the world. To prepare them to navigate that world on their own and to take control of their own adventures, is another thing entirely, but it’s not impossible.
‘The bank of Mum and Dad’ will lend enough money to the next generation of UK homeowners in 2018 to make it the equivalent of a top 10 Mortgage Lender.
Between 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2017, the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) generated a surplus of £89m from Lasting Power of Attorney fee overpayments.
In Britain, we love our pets and often consider them part of the family. In fact, 27 per cent of UK dog owners plan to take their pets with them on holiday in 2018, on average spending £114 per pet.