Ideas for October half term

Astonishing, isn’t it? It seems only a few weeks since the kids went back to school and already October half term is upon us! Fortunately, the coming of Autumn means that you have a whole new set of activities you can do with your children or grandchildren that are better…

5 steps to becoming a millionaire!

These days you can’t browse the internet for more than 5 minutes without coming across the new ‘get-rich-quick’ scheme or latest guru guaranteeing you fast, easy results. In reality, the route to successful entrepreneurship for most takes planning, the right mind-set and time! Not long ago Inc. gave a terrific…

Why it pays to give up work early!

Sound financial planning is not only great for your bank balance—it could actually enhance your life expectancy. If you’re reading this then you most likely don’t need to be convinced of the benefits of looking after your wealth, but here’s an additional motive to add to the list. The notion…

Four saving habits of millionaires

There are no certainties or easy wins when it comes to attaining self-made millionaire status. However, it can’t hurt to look at the financial habits of those who’ve achieved just that to try and build up your own resources. Here are our top tips from observing those who’ve become millionaires…

How to combine retirement, job satisfaction and work/life balance

Two of the main fears faced by employees when they reach their 50s and 60s are those of getting job satisfaction and a work/life balance. Recent studies have offered fresh insight into the reasons behind these issues and the best ways to deal with them. One study carried out by…

3 great ideas for your bucket list!

Bucket lists are, of course, very personal things. We will all have things that we want to do and places that we want to travel to that don’t necessarily match with everyone else’s ambitions. However, bucket lists can also be remarkably difficult to create! Remember being a child in a…

Guilty of being a phone addict? How to break free!

The rise of the smartphone has transformed the way lots of people run their business, communicate with friends and family and generally live their lives on a day to day basis. But it’s also true that smartphone use can prove disruptive—even addictive—if not checked. It’s been established that the average…

Time not material goods raises happiness

A recent study has found that paying to free up your time is related to increasing your level of happiness. Individuals taking part in a psychological experiment said that they felt happier when using $40 (around £30) to save themselves time rather than buying material goods. Stress over not having…

What are you planning for your Bank Holiday?

The August bank holiday is nearly upon us and you may well be feeling the pressure to make the most of your long weekend as it’s the last one we’ll get before Christmas! If you’re struggling for inspiration, or you’re in need of a back-up plan in case the British…
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