What lengths will you go to ‘win the lottery’?

What lengths will you go to ‘win the lottery’?

What lengths will you go to, to win a buck? Would you fake a lottery ticket and try to convince Camelot that you are a winner? Well it seems that more and more are prepared to see if they can get away with it; as in the last week Camelot has been searching for a £33 million ticket holder, many have presented themselves, including one woman who presented a ticket showing the winning numbers, but…

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#OscarsSoWhite

#OscarsSoWhite

It is much anticipated each year, as the cream of Hollywood hope to be one of the few to be firstly recognised, and then awarded, but this year the 88th Annual Oscars has been dogged with bad publicity due to it’s lack of diversity! #OscarsSoWhite has been trending on Twitter after this year’s nominations failed to recognise any Black Actors / Actresses or Filmmakers for any of its most sought after accolades. Jada Pinkett Smith…

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Do you take this Prenuptial Agreement…?

Do you take this Prenuptial Agreement…?

Do you take this Prenuptial Agreement to be the financial foundation of our marriage? Are prenuptial agreements unromantic? Would you feel insulted if you were asked to sign one? Or are they the modern way of planning a wedding? Check the church, the venue and the details in the pre-nup? As Cheryl Fernanadez-Versini reportedly prepares for a second divorce, where once again she has elected to avoid a prenuptial agreement with husband of 19 months,…

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Should your Ex pay you back?

Should your Ex pay you back?

As part of a new format for 2016, Rakeem and I are discussing whether you should repay an ex, if you borrowed money from them when you were still together. Based on a dilemma posed by a young man, who after lending his girlfriend £5000 is having trouble locating her, and recovering his loan, now that they have split, Rakeem and I consider the factors that should be considered morally, and give out points of…

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Get Paid to Shop

Get Paid to Shop

It’s the time of year when we spend a lot of money! Whether it’s to create the perfect Christmas or readying ourselves for a splurge in the January sales, so why not get cash back every time you spend? Find out how much you can save, by simply taking the time to check it out, and see links below to sites who offer to make shopping and spending, worth your while. TopCashback imutual GetPaidTo ishop2earn…

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Paul Grant explains Fostering Dimensions

Paul Grant explains Fostering Dimensions

Passionate about supporting those who are vulnerable, Paul Grant is an accomplished Senior Manager, who alongside developing his own consultancy company over the years, has undertaken a number of other endeavours, including being a Lecturer, Author, Non-Executive Director for Nottinghamshire Probation Trust and Cafcass, and Responsible Person for Fostering agency, Fostering Dimensions Ltd. Last week we spoke to Maxine Palmer Hunter about her recent award from Foster Talk, and her experiences as a Fostering Dimensions,…

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How to Set your Children up for Life!

How to Set your Children up for Life!

Mom’s and Dad’s have you considered that, ‘It’s not what you leave your children, but what you leave in them’, that can be the most powerful determinate of success. Ted Talk Speaker, Angela Lee Duckworth suggests that a great quality to instill in your children is Grit: the ability to try again, persevere, and demonstrate firmness of character. Take a listen to find out how encouraging your children to see things through, allowing them to…

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Unfair Marketing Practises? Know what to do?

Unfair Marketing Practises? Know what to do?

We are surrounded with so much marketing that it is no surprise that we are becoming duped by it! Yet, there are ‘…31 named practices that are banned under the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations (2008).’ These practises cover promotions, marketing and advertising. If a trader is undertaking an activity banned by the regulations, you can report them to Trading Standards, who may decide to take action against them, including getting your money back…

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