Why you should (and shouldn’t!) buy property

Why you should (and shouldn’t!) buy property

Jennie came to me to help her decide whether to buy a house (or not!). Now ten years into her career she was in a position, with some help from her parents, to buy a house. The problem was that she wasn’t sure that was really what she wanted.

All the conflicting advice she was receiving was preventing her from getting clarity on the potential financial implications of buying, or not buying, a house.

How to financially support your children through university

How to financially support your children through university

Sending children to university is often an important goal for parents. A large part of the costs will be paid by the student maintenance loan but scholarships or part time work by the child might also come into play. However, many parents find that they want to give additional support to their children, if they can afford to do so. Here’s why parents often feel the need to provide additional support for their children at university, and how to plan for that in advance.

3 things you can do now to make sure you’re prepared for a period of unemployment

3 things you can do now to make sure you’re prepared for a period of unemployment

A period of unemployment is rarely a good thing unless its planned and intentional. For the times when that’s not the case, you want to make sure you’re as prepared as possible.

I’ve worked with a number of people who have had such a period, probably more than you might think! Today I want to give you my top 3 things that you can do to make sure you’re as prepared as possible.