3 Creative Ways to Save for Your Child’s College Education

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When my child was only five weeks old we opened a registered education savings account for her. Neither my husband or I had any financial help for our education from our parents and ended up taking on significant debt to pay for it. While our intentions are not to pay for everything she may need … [Continue reading]

How to Find a Decent Job

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You found yourself unsettled, whose fault is this? You are unemployed and in vain for quite a long time tried to find the job that would satisfy at least some of your needs. Don't think that this is your fault, you're not the only one. The situation on labor market remains unstable and fluent. … [Continue reading]

5 Smart Ways to Save on Back to School Supplies

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It’s hard to believe that we’re more than half way through August. Depending on where you live and the type of school system you’re in, kids may … [Continue reading]

Is Private School Worth the Cost?

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A lady I work with is paying for her daughter to go through an elite Catholic private school in the city. The other day at lunch she was telling me … [Continue reading]

The Importance of Reading to Your Child

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When we were in the hospital after I delivered my daughter one of the things that was given to us was a cloth bag with a few children’s books in it. … [Continue reading]

Will Having Another Baby Be Cheaper the Second Time Around?

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In the last few months my husband and I are coming closer and closer to the conclusion that we will likely have another baby. Not for a few more years … [Continue reading]

Is Competition the Key to More Affordable Loans?

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Regulations imposed by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have been responsible for culling many payday lenders that are unwilling, or unable, to … [Continue reading]

3 Life Skills Every Child Needs To Learn

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With a two year old at home I won’t have an empty house for a number of years but that doesn’t mean I’m not thinking about the skills she will require … [Continue reading]

How to Encourage Your Children to Live a Green Life

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Going green is a family endeavor. It can only be successful if every member of the family takes part and does his best. Children learn by example, no … [Continue reading]

4 Tips to Prepare Kids for an At-Home Emergency

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The other day while my husband was at soccer, I was home while my daughter was in bed sleeping. I was prepping meals for the next day which included … [Continue reading]