Financial Planning and Control

Saving in a material world

It’s not easy to be thrifty in our consumer society. We’re surrounded by so much temptation that it can be difficult to avoid spending money.  So why not try taking a break from spending? If you can tighten your belt on the little things, it can help ensure you have ...
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Video-What parents can do to help their children financially

James shares with all parents what they can do to ensure their children are money smart to set them up for a secure financial future.
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Teach your youngest family members money smarts

Children learn a lot from their parents when it comes to money—arm yours for financial success.  When it comes to money, your own behaviour and attitudes can strongly influence your kids. Help your kids to be money smart by demonstrating positive money habits and teaching them valuable lessons as they ...
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Reduce your bills with these household items

See what things you might have at home that could deliver you cost savings later on. We all enjoy the odd bargain and inexpensive label that delivers quality at a fraction of the price; however, sometimes shelling out a bit more up front can mean greater cost savings down the ...
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Make technology work for you

Automate the boring things Set up direct debits so your bills are paid on time without having to remember all the due dates. And if your credit card is weighing you down, set up a regular payment and pay the full amount each month if you can to avoid more ...
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