When summer arrives and brings scorching temperatures, you may be tempted to turn up your air conditioning to avoid the heat. Unfortunately, doing this can hurt your wallet, especially if you have long summer months. This year you can beat the heat with these five cost-effective home cooling tips.  ...

Like any head of the household, you’re always going to be thinking ahead to what kind of steps up you can provide for your family. Even when things stay the same, there’s always a feeling that you should be progressing and that you should be engaging in activities that will improve your families standard of living. ...

Are you currently planning a family or, do you have children already? Either way, taking the Financing a Family quiz, created by the UK online investment company, could be useful in helping you find out how much each stage of your child’s life will cost you plus, your family plans. ...

Hampstead is an area in London which is known for intellectual, artistic and musical associations. It has one of the most expensive housing societies in London. If you are living in Hampstead or moving to Hampstead, one of the most important decisions for you will be choosing a school for your child. With the increasing number of schools across London and nearby areas, there are many schools to choose from. Every school promises high quality education but not every school delivers the same. Hampstead has some of the finest private schools....

It is not easy educating your child in the best school in UK. In addition to the financial commitment, you need to give in time and efforts in order to ensure that everything is in place. School admissions take a long time to process and are approved. Parents need to prepare themselves for tedious documentation and procedures which are followed by schools. ...

School… a child’s baby step towards his or her future. A place from where a child learns to read, writes, communicates with other kids and with passing years becomes an educated citizen of the country. School is a pivotal period of a child’s life and pick the best one judiciously should be the prime focus of the parents. A good school equivalents a good base of education and consequently a good future. ...

It can come as a great relief when you finally own your own home. However, one set of responsibility that comes with that ownership is that you have to understand how taxes are going to work. And literally, every homeownership situation is going be slightly different. Where you live, how much your home cost, how many kids you have –  it’s all part of the equation. ...

A normal rise-and-recline chair can be great, but they only accommodate one user. Sometimes that’s fine – if only one person in your home suffers from mobility issues or joint pain, you can slip a single armchair in with your current décor and furnishings with relative ease. However, there are a few reasons why you might want to consider a two-seater rise-and-recline model instead. ...

What do you do when you get a mom break? For lots of us, a break is something as small as going to the store alone or making it through one episode of a show uninterrupted. Now’s the time to declare that it’s simply NOT enough! If your nerves are fried and your temper is too, too short these days, it’s time to consider something more restorative. ...

Trying to buy a new or used car with young children in tow is not always easy. You may not have the time or money to find a sitter for them, but desperately need a new car. You can still find the car of your dreams, and bring your children along for the ride, too. Here are a few things to do when you are trying to test drive new vehicles, and need to find one that is going to work for your family, while bringing your children with. ...

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