4 Tips to Help you pay Your Bills On Time

4 Tips to Help you pay Your Bills On Time

Bills are an unfortunate, yet inevitable, part of our lives. All too often it can feel as if the only people communicating with us are those that want some of our money. Managing to pay bills on time is an essential skill to learn. Even those of us who generally aren’t great at managing our money have to do whatever we can to ensure that we set aside enough to cover our bills. Bills cause most of us some degree of stress and anxiety, but in reality, there is no…

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Can I Ask For A Raise?

Can I Ask For A Raise?

The moment may come at some point in your working life when you start thinking that you are not being paid enough for your job role. It can be difficult to know that your colleagues are earning more than you, or that the industry standard is much higher than you are being paid. However you can do something about this. When you need help asking for a raise, you might not know where to start. The idea of walking in your boss’ office and asking for more money is a…

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Should I Relocate For a Better Job?

Should I Relocate For a Better Job?

Are you considering moving to improve your career prospects? Perhaps there are countries that are struggling with a skills gap, and you have those skills. Maybe you want to experience a new country and style of life and need a job abroad to support yourself, or perhaps your current company has asked you to relocate. Either way, it’s a huge change and something to carefully consider. Is Relocating Right For You For some people, relocating is an exciting adventure- chance to start a new chapter. For others it’s scary and…

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How to combat that last minute HMRC panic!

How to combat that last minute HMRC panic!

You’ve either done it or you haven’t! What am I talking about? Well submitting that self-assessment online of course. Anyone that’s self-employed tends to have a slight panic around January time each year. The sweat comes on as you try to avoid even starting your tax return. Then a few weeks later you decide to give it a go and you soon realise you don’t know what your Government Gateway login is and so getting a new one of those sent out in the post takes another few days to…

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Decorating on a budget – 5 tried-and-tested tips

Decorating on a budget – 5 tried-and-tested tips 1

There’s no two ways about it – re-decorating can be a real headache for many people. Not only do you have to plan what you’re going to do, but then you’ve got to actually follow through with it and splash the cash. But what if there was an easier way? We’ve put together 7 useful tips to follow if you’re looking to decorate your home, to help you stay within budget and avoid overwhelming outgoings. 1. Accessorise without breaking the bank There are limitless ways to give your home a…

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Financing Options for People with Bad Credit

Financing Options for People with Bad Credit

There are all kinds of purchases you will need to make in your life that are some pretty big ticket items and, therefore, require financing. Let’s face it, not everyone has a secret hidden stash of money just waiting to be used for that big ticket purchase. While the financing process is usually relatively simple and quick, for some people it can be quite a stressful time where they are unsure if they will even be approved or not. Those are the people who wear the label of “bad credit”.…

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Why we need to be more open about finances

Why we need to be more open about finances

There’s no doubt that in the current age people are much more open about things when it comes to sharing their problems. If there’s one thing a few minutes sat on Twitter will show you it’s that people are always looking to see if other people are in the same boat as themselves. Relationship problems, job worries, family squabbles and mental health issues all seem to come behind one of the biggest worries (especially for Millennials) which is money! There is quite a culture out there of keeping money worries…

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Are qualifications worth undertaking in the business world?

Are qualifications worth undertaking in the business world? 1

For a lot of people their route into their chosen career may involve doing various qualifications before they begin their working life. Often this can involve a great number of years of study, not to mention the extra financial cost attached with a UK University typically charging £9000 per year for a typical degree. Also as you get older things such as relationships, money and family can get in the way of bit of you trying to achieve your goals. It’s because of all that that it can be a…

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