A politically safe budget. Having been rebuffed by younger voters in the June general election, the Government is understandably concerned to be seen to be addressing their needs, and this was reflected in the Chancellor’s November Budget announcements. Of particular concern has been the difficulty young people are experiencing in getting onto the housing ladder, […]
Parents wishing to give their children the benefit of a private education face startling costs. The average fee for a boarding school is over £30,000 a year for a single pupil, and for day pupils over £17,000. Then there are the costs of extras such as clothing and equipment.
You’ve probably read about behavioral finance research. The conclusion is generally the same, no matter what aspect of our decision-making is being probed: the human mind is hard-wired to process information in certain ways which were extremely helpful when the environment contained gazelles (very tasty!) and saber-toothed tigers (extremely dangerous!), but are not so helpful […]
When you haven’t got much capital of your own, the road to financial security can seem long and winding. But the truth is that wealth building is relatively simple. All it takes is time and the price of a cup of coffee. A son of a client is just about to begin university. Still in […]
For families with children attending university they face a myriad of myths, panic and confusion about the changes to student finance; English students, and Scots studying in England. What really counts for students is the practical impact on their pockets. Martin Lewis has produced an excellent guide concentrating on the 20+ key facts every potential […]