The graduation balls are over. Up and down the country, thousands of final year students are nervously awaiting their exam results. Like it or not, the real world beckons. And that real world doesn’t look all that appealing for recent graduates. A troubled job market and monthly repayments to the Student Loan Company make Jäger… Read more »
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A word in your shell-like. While mother may know best when it comes to a lot of things, there are a few things you simply have to learn by experience. Fortunately, friends, acquaintances (and I) can all help make life a little easier here. So read on for 5 things you won’t have been taught,… Read more »
This week’s TotallyMoneyBlog Carnival was hosted by American Debt Project. Head to American Debt Project for tales of one woman’s quest to become debt-free. Remember to submit your posts for next week’s Carnival, which will be hosted by Mammasaver. Editor’s picks The Happy Homeowner reveals how you can manage a bare-bones budget. Musings of an Abstract Aucklander… Read more »
It has long been seen as something only the very wealthy would bother with, but in recent years more and more people have begun to see the benefits of private medical insurance. If you are deciding whether or not to follow them and trade in your NHS care for some private attention, here are a… Read more »
TotallyMoney is happy to be teaming up once again with Channel 4’s SuperScrimpers! Are you a savvy saver or a consumer with an axe to grind? Then read on! Unfamiliar with SuperScrimpers? Check out what happened when A Thrifty Mrs and I appeared on the show last year. Channel 4′s prime time Superscrimpers is coming… Read more »
Students are forever being told to cut back, to make savings wherever they can, and to avoid extravagance. While this is sensible advice for the most part, there are a few places where the slightly more expensive option is money well spent. Here are five things that students really shouldn’t skimp on. Think of them… Read more »
This Sunday, 17 June, is Father’s Day, so I can look forward to colourful cards from my son (11) and my daughter (eight). In return for the odd vivid drawing or card, my children get to hear the wisdom I’ve accrued in 44 years on this planet. Naturally, my wife and I share the job… Read more »
Only one thing is certain about this summer – come rain, shine or hosepipe ban, it’s likely to be expensive. The Consumer Price Index is rising and, at 3.5% in March, racing ahead of the Bank of England’s 2%t target, with food, clothes, recreation and culture showing the most significant hikes. Petrol has broken through… Read more »
Going to university or college at the end of this summer? Remember these basics and you’ll have far fewer money worries. 1. Not all debt is bad… In recent years, growing fees and other expenses have put many potential students off higher education, especially those from lower income families. However, gaining a degree can usually… Read more »
You might think your parents come from another era (possibly even another planet) but they were young once too. OK, so they may not have been born with a iPhone in one hand and a Wii controller in the other like you were, but they have been around and they’ll have learned some lessons along… Read more »