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Parenting Budget Tips: Budgeting Is Easy When You Know How

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Parenting Budget Tips

Parenting is a costly business. You’ve got to constantly keep your refrigerator filled. And since kids seem to insist on growing, there are always new clothes to buy.

Then there are the school field trips you have to fork out money for, the birthdays, Christmas and maybe even an annual family holiday.

It’s not hard for a parent to spiral into debt. However, there are a few precautionary measures you can take and some clever budgeting tactics that can help you afford the things you want, and need, to drift into the red.

Why do I need a budget?

A budget is designed to help you keep your financial expenses even with your income. Maintaining a budget is a good way Continue reading Parenting Budget Tips: Budgeting Is Easy When You Know How

New Kitchen Woes and How to Overcome Them

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We ordered our new kitchen several months ago, after years of saving and deciding which style would look best in our home.  It was a fun process, spending hours on Pinterest and  websites to think about the different possibilities for each part.  I chose my units and they are in the process of being installed this month.  Things haven’t run as smoothly as I’d hoped with the new kitchen.  After speaking to several people about their experiences of having a new kitchen fitted, it seems that I am not the only one that hasn’t been entirely satisfied with the process.

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Guarantor Loans with Glo Loans

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Guarantor Loans with Glo Loans #SponsoredPostAfter having a panic with money a couple of years ago, I have been looking into guarantor loans, just in case a similar situation crops up again.

Why I have considered getting a guarantor loan

The problem that I had was that the pay system for my job was being moved over to a new system.  Unfortunately, the new system had many issues and although I had done a lot of work, my pay didn’t come through for over two months.  I was out of pocket by two months worth of work.  My employers were desperately trying to sort this situation out as there were many employees of this company that were in exactly the same position as me. Continue reading Guarantor Loans with Glo Loans

Buying a car when you have bad credit – Moneybarn

Thinking about buying a car when you have bad credit is a problem that many people have faced over the past few years.  Some friends of mine had a challenging time recently, where they had hoped to buy a new home and car but were not able to due to having a bad credit rating.

How to buy a car on bad credit with moneybarn.com

Bad luck can mean a poor credit rating

Last year, my friend found out that she was expecting her second child.  After such wonderful news, a couple of months later, her husband’s hours were cut at work due to redundancies being made within the company that he worked for.  He felt very lucky that he was not made redundant but at the same time, he was not able to bring home as much money has he had done previously.  At the same time, they had been looking for a larger house for his growing family.  Their car was aging and costing more and more each month to repair so they had hoped to buy a new one too. Continue reading Buying a car when you have bad credit – Moneybarn