Wednesday 17th January 2018

Life & Home

Emma Leaven and the New Year’s Resolutions

This cartoon is part of a series of graphic strips by Steve Bee, author of the Pension Guru cartoons. Join Emma and her family as they muddle through life puzzling over any-and-all things personal finance.

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Home schooling your children doesn’t have to be expensive

I’ll admit that home schooling has cross my mind over the years, although this was usually a passing fantasy when the early morning alarm signalled another chaotic school run. Our son, age 11, has attended school continuously since he was four. However, an imminent house move means that he’d have to start at a new…

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Who is social housing for?

For many people nowadays, the mention of social housing, or ‘council houses’ as they’re more commonly known, conjures up images of people living in destitute. The common stereotypes are of the single teenage mum, or of Channel 4’s infamous series ‘Benefits Street’….of housing to be avoided unless one is in absolute dire need. However, the…

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OMG! Emma Leaven ROFLs about APR

This cartoon is part of a series of graphic strips by Steve Bee, author of the Pension Guru cartoons. Join Emma and her family as they muddle through life puzzling over any-and-all things personal finance.

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What to take to uni: the cheat sheet!

You probably got your packing at least a bit wrong in September…but there’s a second chance as you head back to campus after the coming Christmas break. Here’s how to stock-up on essentials but save on time, money and stress. First, what NOT to pack Unless you have a Heavy Goods Vehicle and a team of…

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Emma Leaven and the Bake-off / Brexit brouhaha

This cartoon is part of a series of graphic strips by Steve Bee, author of the Pension Guru cartoons. Join Emma and her family as they muddle through life puzzling over any-and-all things personal finance.

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The end of letting fees?

It’s not often you read good news in the world of finance, but I was recently surprised and delighted to read that the huge fees imposed on tenants to rent a property may soon be a thing of the past. According to Government proposals published on Wednesday Nov 1, letting agents and landlords could face…

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Why you should have heard about #Foodbankadvent

Heard of #foodbankadvent yet? No? Well, listen up. This Christmas, Mouthy Money is taking part in the reverse advent calendar challenge. Instead of buying a calendar to countdown the days in chocolate until 25th December, we’ll be putting a new food or toiletry item into a box to give to our local food bank. This…

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Emma Leaven and the Boring Bitcoin Babble

This cartoon is part of a series of graphic strips by Steve Bee, author of the Pension Guru cartoons. Join Emma and her family as they muddle through life puzzling over any-and-all things personal finance.

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