It doesn’t seem that long ago that we were celebrating the start of 2017. I hate to break it to you, but the new tax year will start in a few weeks. Now is a very good time to start thinking about Junior ISAs for your kids (JISAs for short).
News and opinion about family finances. Also hints and tips about how to manage finances and what you should be considering as a mum or dad.
Mrs Adams and I have got the seven-year itch. We’re beginning to think it may be time to move home.
I’m forever trying to find ways to save money. I also like to do my bit for the environment.
With the main Christmas shopping season well and truly upon us, identity theft is a real risk we all need to consider. It’s a threat I have always taken very seriously after someone broke into my car a few years ago and stole some identity documents. Thankfully on that occasion, I was lucky.
Consumer credit agency Equifax has produced an infographic, pasted below, showing how identity theft and fraud have grown as crimes. It’s amazing to see how the crimes have become so prevalent in London with identity fraud having grown by 78% in London in 2015. Being a victim could certainly ruin your family’s Christmas celebrations. View Post
I often worry about how much energy my family consumes. Although we have taken steps to lead a more environmentally friendly life, we seem to use an ever-increasing number of gadgets and I forever seem to have something charging in a USB-port.