Balancing the school fees equation

Balancing the school fees equation

School fees are rising faster than the rate of inflation, creating financial challenges for parents who want to educate their children privately.   Private school fees rose by 3.7% from 2018 to 2019, according to the latest figures from the Independent Schools...
Dividends riding high, but…

Dividends riding high, but…

Shareholders enjoyed bumper dividend payouts in early 2019, but it’s not all plain sailing.   The value of regular dividend payments has increased steadily after the financial crisis of 2008. Dividends paid out by UK-listed companies through to 2018 rose by 85%,...
The Joy of Tidying

The Joy of Tidying

Prioritise peace in your life: extend the Marie Kondo tidying craze from your home to your finances. Have you ever looked at a room in your home – or even at your office desk – and wondered how you accumulated so much stuff? You might well remember when you acquired...