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4 Ways to be open and honest about your finances

Thank you to Luci Olivia from The Frugal Fox for this guest blog. Luci is a UK based money blogger. Raised as a hard tenacious worker, she currently holds a full time professional job, runs an up and coming blog and travels in her spare time. She posts several times a week on how to keep Read more about 4 Ways to be open and honest about your finances[…]

Focus on Budgeting: FREE money apps to help budgeting seem less daunting

Focus on Budgeting: FREE money apps to help budgeting seem less daunting

  Thank you to Kayla Clough from Ourstart for this guest post. When it comes to budgeting, the task can be daunting for many. When it comes to understanding your financial picture, having a handle of your income and outgoings is one of those necessary exercises. If the thought of pulling out a spreadsheet is not Read more about Focus on Budgeting: FREE money apps to help budgeting seem less daunting[…]

Is this the best bank account ever

Is this the best bank account ever?

Is this the best bank account ever? In December 2017, I was feeling rather fed up with my bank. Both personal and business. Suddenly the simple things like sending payments to my friends was over complicated. I had to put in 2 different passwords and couldn’t send a payment using my phone. Having worked in Read more about Is this the best bank account ever?[…]

money saver - how to save for kids

Money Saver – How to save for kids

Life used to be so simple and you would stroll down to your local building society, open up a savings account and put aside money however you could. Now I know from being in financial services for 17 years that you stroll down the high street now, and if you are lucky enough to have Read more about Money Saver – How to save for kids[…]

Women and Money – #Pressforprogress

I was delighted to be asked to deliver a speech in aid of International Women’s Day two weeks ago alongside the wonderful Nikki Ramskill at The Female Money Doctor. We were tasked with discussing women and money with the them of this year #pressforprogress. We instantly came up with the “4Cs” – 4 areas that Read more about Women and Money – #Pressforprogress[…]

Why Women are NOT Afraid of Investing

This week, we spoke to Zoe Fiddes, the founder of MOXI Wealth. Zoe has spent over 10 years in finance, working in the currency market and Venture Capital, aka raising money to invest in businesses. In between wrangling numbers, dividends and percentages for a living, she set-up a website to help women build their wealth. MOXI Read more about Why Women are NOT Afraid of Investing[…]

The most valuable questions to ask a financial adviser

The most valuable questions you need to ask a financial adviser

What are the most valuable questions you need to ask a financial adviser? This is a question I am asked frequently by my readers. One of the ways to make sure that you choose the right adviser is to arm yourself with a set of killer questions to discuss at your initial meeting. This will Read more about The most valuable questions you need to ask a financial adviser[…]

Make sure your pension goes to the right person

Make sure your pension goes to the right person

With the revolutionary changes to pension rules in recent years, one key change was the option to choose any beneficiary. The other key change, was how you can pass on your pension pot on death. Recent research from Royal London has found that the total amount of unclaimed financial assets in the UK range from Read more about Make sure your pension goes to the right person[…]

better financial decisions

How to Make Better Financial decisions

One Question that I am asked a lot, is “How do I make better financial decisions?” Firstly, there is no quick fix! Financial decisions are complex. Often we assess the success of a financial decision years later. A staggering 80% of our decisions come from emotional and instinctive thoughts. We are good at making decisions Read more about How to Make Better Financial decisions[…]