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Trading in for a family car? Here’s what to look for

September 4, 2018

Starting a family is an exciting (and expensive) journey that many couples look forward to. It’s also a journey that leads to changes. Your time and money is no longer your own, your world revolves around tiny human beings who rely on you for everything, all your bags have diapers and a change of clothes (for you and the baby), sleep is a luxury of the past, and you’re likely going to need a new car.      Your parents and…

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5 Self-care habits to teach your kids while they’re still young

August 23, 2018

Self-care is something that many adults struggle with. We can’t find the time, aren’t sure of which products are best or simply don’t care much about what we look and feel like. But self-care is an important part of our self-confidence and comfortability in our own skin that everyone should be concerned about. Lead by example and start teaching your kids self-care habits they can learn while they’re still young, and to continue into their own adult lives. There are…

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Fun ways to teach your kids to save water

July 20, 2018

Teaching your children to save water is one of the best ways to create healthy, happy and environmentally conscious children. However, it can be difficult to make it an exciting topic for little ones to truly enjoy. You will need to make sure that they pay attention to the lessons you are teaching, in order for it to truly make a difference. You can start with something simple, such as teaching your child how to use the eco-wash setting on…

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Bedroom makeover: how to create a sleep-friendly room for your child

July 16, 2018

Kids are all busybodies from babies to toddlers and children. And the one time of day when they need to calm down and go to bed, they sleep for a couple of hours and then find a way to squeeze into bed with their parents. It’s important for your child to get a proper night’s rest in order to get through the day, especially when it comes to preparing them for school hours. That’s why it’s time for a bedroom…

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Why young professionals need to consider credit life insurance

July 16, 2018

As a young working professional, there are many financial steps you need to take to ensure that you have a bright future, as well as a stable one. These steps include buying a car, renting an apartment and putting money aside for savings. Another important step you need to consider includes credit life insurance. It is an insurance policy that covers the principal member’s debt in the event of their death or disability. Now, you might be thinking, ‘I am…

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Important must-know life insurance tips for new parents

June 6, 2018
Important must-know life insurance tips for new parents

Building a family is an exciting adventure. But, unfortunately, in between the fun, you need to consider the financial aspect of welcoming a little human into the world. From paying for their entire existence in the beginning stages of their life, you also need to adjust your own medical and insurance needs. It may sound daunting, but if you start to familiarise yourself with these important needs, it will give you a broader idea of what your needs are as…

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First aid items to keep in your car for your child

May 14, 2018
First aid items to keep in your car for your child

Whether you’re rushing around to get some medical help for your son’s ball-to-eye bashing in his first soccer match or helping your daughter up after her ballet fall, having children in your life means chaos. Anything can go wrong at any time, so it’s incredibly important to keep a first aid kit in your car. There are many reasons to keep first aid and emergency kits in your car, not only for your child’s sports injury but also for unexpected…

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7 Ways to juggle work and pregnancy

April 24, 2018

Falling pregnant and juggling a career is not easy. While it might be the news you’ve been dreaming about, it could be seen as a taboo topic in many business environments. Depending on the industry you’re in, you could face a major challenge when admitting your pregnancy, both in side effects and with your boss’ reaction. And, although it’s a beautiful new chapter, it can also put a damper on your career. From morning sickness to loss of appetite and…

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Retired? How to talk to your adult children about your finances

April 18, 2018

When you reach retirement age, you will most likely have adult children who are concerned about your physical, mental and financial welfare. However, they will need you to be completely open with them if they are going to help you in any way. This can be difficult, but if you have a plan laid out to follow then the process of speaking to your adult children about your finances when you retire. Try not to avoid it For many retirees,…

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Just married: what every newlywed couple needs in their home

March 20, 2018

After the heady excitement of planning your wedding, and the romance of the big day, you are finally able to settle down and think about what you need to buy for your home together. This can be a confusing process as one of you may want to look for decorative items while the other is more practical. To save you from the hassle, the tips below outline what every newlywed couple needs in their home. Bedding sets Having at least…

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