Firstly, congratulations are in order! If it’s your first child you’ll know doubt have a mix of excitement and a ting of nervousness every so often – life is about to change, for the better! If this is not your first child, you know what to expect during the pregnancy
We’re so over the working mums vs stay at home mums debate – if that’s what you were expecting to read, you’ll be disappointed. At Mothers Who Work, we really aren’t advocates of pitching working mums against stay-at-home mums. But we do believe in showing mums how they can stay
The day has finally come – The Spare Time Business Course is now up and live. It’s such an exciting time and I’m so pleased to share these tips and video tutorials with you – you won’t regret the wait! If you’re new to Mothers Who Work, you may be
When you started to use your first printer – whether it was a home or office-based one – you probably just gritted your teeth and paid the high price for branded ink cartridges. After all, to use compatible or refilled cartridges would destroy your printer and invalidate your warranty, wouldn’t
There are thousands of ideas out there about ways to make money from home, but a lot of them can seem highly unrealistic or involve elaborate schemes. If you’re recently unemployed or simply looking to make some money on the side then there are a range of realistic ways this
Credit ratings (or credit “scores”) are an important concept in personal finance. They determine, to a large extent, whether or not you will be issued loans of many types. They’ll also determine whether you get a good interest rate of a bad one. A credit rating is meant to tell
We all know that it’s sensible to keep a little money in reserve, and most established professionals will have funds stashed away for a rainy day. However, a lot of these people come to realise that their cash, whether it’s locked away in an ordinary bank account, a cash ISA,
There is arguably nothing more important than securing the future of your child. This can only be done with a concrete financial plan that takes into account their most essential needs such as education, health and food.
If you’re struggling financially the good news is that it is easier than ever to make extra cash. No matter what your skillset, how much time you have or how much you need to earn, there are plenty of methods out there that can earn you some extra money –
By the end of June, when GCSE season has finally been put to bed, parents around the country will start to bemoan the cost of keeping a teenage bloomer in the style (they think) they deserve. If you can get through the summer holidays, the good news is that if
If you’re still licking your wounds from the school Easter holidays, you’re not alone. According to a recent survey, school holidays cost parents a staggering £1,500 a during the school summer holidays alone – and that excludes all the regular costs that go with raising our children when they are in school.
No one plans to be a single parent, but the reality is true for many mums (and dads) in the UK and the world over. And likewise no one plans for the one steady income coming home (we’re talking about couples in this instance) to get cut though redundancy, companies
Thinking of asking your employer for a much-needed pay rise but just don’t have the confidence to do it in case you fall flat on your face? In a series of articles from ” by xxxx, we will be serialising the steps you can take to muster up the confidence
Christmas is probably the most anticipated, joyous and expense-filled seasons of the year. With an abundance of presents, food and decorations to purchase, it can easily become an overwhelming and exasperating experience.
Some people view their free time at home as just a precious respite from work, the kids or other responsibilities that they may have. However, your home is the most perfect place to explore new interests and ideas.
Being broke isn’t a way of life…really it isn’t. Whether you’re paying tooth and nail for childcare, or just can’t get the pay rise you need to bring your finances up to where they need to be, you really don’t need to stay broke.
The school holidays is one of those times of year when families tend to spend more money than expected. Little trips here and there, food, arts and crafts, toys…even free activities have an associated cost. So just how do you curb the spending – and teach the children how and
On paper, you should be minted, but in reality, you barely have enough money to buy teabags…if that sounds like your situation, then you really do need to hear these tips about improving cash-flow:
Getting on the property ladder can happen at any point in a person’s life. We often have a picket-fence mentality when it comes to thinking about how families grow – get married, buy a house, have children and live Stepford Wives happy ever after. Back to reality…not everyone’s plan works