financial education

Why we need financial education in schools

A recent survey by The Independent found that three quarters of British people are affected by mental health issues as a result of financial worries. Having the skills to manage your finances is really a matter of education; many young adults have expressed that they were not taught enough about finances at school and are suffering as a result. But what can we do to … Continue reading Why we need financial education in schools

buying a house

How Technology Is Changing The Home Buying Experience

Technology has made our lives a lot easier in particular allowing us access to information and data at the touch of a button. This has affected a number of sectors in particular the estate agency and conveyancing industry, as clients now have access to a range of properties further afield in order to increase their property portfolio without leaving the comfort of their armchairs. Let’s … Continue reading How Technology Is Changing The Home Buying Experience

Sky deals

How to Get The Best Sky TV Deals

Sky remains one of the most popular TV subscription services and has a huge range of channels available.  They also have a range of packages to help you choose what you need and not pay for things you don’t want.  On top of all of that, they often offer special deals such as their recent Sky TV Flash Deal where you can save even more … Continue reading How to Get The Best Sky TV Deals

personal finance

How does your financial knowledge compare to the average UK adult?

Do you understand the meaning of financial terms such as “inflation”? If so you’re in the minority, according to research by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). The study revealed that only 38% of UK adults knew what the word “inflation” meant. The same study also discovered that just 69% put careful consideration into making major purchases. This overall lack of financial literacy … Continue reading How does your financial knowledge compare to the average UK adult?

car insurance

3 ways to cut the cost of your car insurance

Are you paying through the nose for your car insurance? Perhaps you’re trying to insure a new car and just want to find the best deal? Either way, insuring your car can be expensive – read on to find out three ways you can cut the cost. Set a higher excess Increasing your voluntary excess can vastly reduce your monthly car insurance premiums, but bear … Continue reading 3 ways to cut the cost of your car insurance