If aliens and ghosts haven’t frightened you enough this Halloween, let’s think about something a little more spine-chilling. Something that inspires fear in the majority of the population, no matter their tolerance level for horror flicks and trick or treaters. Let’s think about our finances. And let’s confront these common financial fears, together. What money worries are … [Read more...] about Scared of money? 6 common financial fears and how to conquer them
Staying in is the new going out. It’s very 2020. But what do you do with all the money and time you save when you don’t go out on a Friday night? Though your past self might be utterly flabbergasted by the thought of spending that time and money on preparing financially for life after university, stranger things have happened. And you don’t need me to tell you we’re … [Read more...] about How to prepare financially for life after university
Occupation: I have studied and passed my Level 1 City and Guilds Painting and Decorating now onto a Level 2 and I am also studying tiling. Industry: Painter and decorator and tiling Age: 29 Location: Burnley Salary: Nothing What’s your money goal? I am training to be a painter and decorator so would like to have my own business. Why is that important to you? I … [Read more...] about Money Goals: A 29-year-old decorator who wants to start their own business
For many people in the UK, their first encounter with credit scores is when they start looking at how to buy a house. Why? Because their credit score can give them a pretty good indicator of how likely they are to be successful in applying for a mortgage. What credit score do you need to buy a house? The short answer is that there isn’t an agreed-upon minimum credit score … [Read more...] about What credit score do you need to buy a house?
So you’re in a great relationship, you think you’ve found the one, and now you’re looking to buy a house with that special person. You’re getting a kick out of day-dreaming about what your home together will be like. Perhaps fantasising about picking out paints, and splashing a little over each other’s faces playfully while decorating together on a Saturday morning in your … [Read more...] about Buying a house with your boyfriend or girlfriend