Finding The Right Mortgage For You
When you’re planning on buying your first home together, there’s a lot to consider – and of course one of the major things is sorting out your mortgage.
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Finding The Right Mortgage For You
How Can I Save A Deposit For A House?
In our second blog in the series aimed at new parents and growing families, we take a look at ways to raise the necessary money to pay the deposit on a home of your own.
Buying versus renting – the facts
Is buying better than renting?
In the first of our series of advice blogs on buying a new home, we consider whether buying a property is better than renting for young and growing families. It’s one of the biggest decisions you have to make in your adult life – will you rent, or try to get onto the property ladder?
Financial planning for your family
There’s no denying it, children don’t come cheap, but by planning ahead and managing your cash flow, you can take some of the stress out of raising a family.
Plan to make your family’s future secure
The cost of raising a child (excluding housing, childcare and council tax) from birth to 18 is £71,611 for a couple, and £97,862 for a single parent or guardian, according to the Child Poverty Action Group. https://cpag.org.uk/sites/default/files/files/policypost/CostofaChild2020_web.pdf
Growing Family – Your Questions Answered
We need a bigger house so how can we get a bigger mortgage?
The romantic cottage for two or the one bed apartment may have suited you before children but as your family gets larger, so may your need for space – how can you make this happen and what are the options?
Maternity Leave Mortgages
Whilst having a baby is an amazing experience- it can also be quite scary for working mums! You may be wondering, how will our finances be affected? What will they look like? Will we be able to manage money-wise?
Since your income will most likely be reduced whilst on maternity leave- especially if you are only receiving SMP (Statutory maternity pay)- you may be worried about passing lender’s affordability checks.
What is Income Protection?
Income protection insurance is an important thing to consider if you are either a working individual, or a working member of a family.
MyBump2Baby are happy to bring you this article, written by Luke Stevens- director and protection advisor at- More Than Money.
This article will cover everything you need to know about Income Protection.
Is there such a thing as a family mortgage?
Getting on the housing ladder has never been so difficult – and for new parents or young growing families, getting help from family may be the only option. But if your parents don’t have the cash for a large deposit sitting in a savings account, how else can they help?
Children’s Critical Illness Insurance
Raising a child is one of the most rewarding and joyous things we can do in life. But, ask any parent and they’ll also agree it can be worrying, stressful and emotionally draining at times. No time is this truer than when your child is ill.
The CRITICAL protection families seem to miss!
You always hear people talk about mortgage protection, but that is only half the equation when it comes to protecting your home and family.
This is especially true if you have a dependant adult, someone who is disabled, or if you have young dependent children.
Little people have a lot of stuff. If you’re expecting, you may feel like there are endless lists of items to buy and you might be worried about covering the cost. Having a baby doesn’t come cheap but you don’t have to spend a fortune to make sure your new addition has everything it needs. In this guide, we’ll explore some simple ways to save on new baby essentials.
Remortgaging on maternity leave
With thousands and thousands of babies born each year in the UK, remortgaging whilst on maternity leave is a common concern. Remortgaging during this period can sometimes cause confusion and worry. If you’re having a baby, your life and your financial situation is likely to have changed a lot since your last application.
At MyBump2Baby we understand the importance of parents having a Will. Today Gordon Lennox, a specialist private client solicitor from Scullion LAW– our trusted family law solicitors in Glasgow – answers all your questions about Wills. Scullion LAW currently have an offer of a free will for parents, in Scotland, until the end of July […]
Mums Life Insurance – Your Options
Mums make hundreds of decisions every day. The buck very often stops with Mum! Yet, how often do Mums get support with key decisions like, “How do I protect my family should the worst happen to myself or my partner?”. Why are more parents not assisted with Mum’s life insurance?
All of your Stamp Duty Questions Answered
Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is a tax that is payable if you buy a property or land over a certain price.
Today we have an article from Stuart from Periscope Wealth LTD our chosen financial advisors in Altrincham on everything you need to know about personal pensions.
5 Ways To Save Money After Baby Arrives
The day your baby is born will be one to celebrate. This new addition to your family will bring many rewards, and your life will never quite be the same again. Welcome to motherhood! But here’s the thing about your little bundle of joy: They will cost you big! It can be very easy to blow your entire budget after your baby is born, and that could cause you financial problems down the line. Thankfully, your baby doesn’t have to bankrupt you. You can prepare your finances before your baby arrives, taking steps to budget yourself so you’re ready for the expenses you will have to make. And you can make savings after your baby arrives by following some of the tips we will give you below.
Growing Family? 4 Financial Considerations You Should Make
As you open a new chapter in your life, you need to make some crucial decisions. Both before your baby’s arrival and in the coming months and years. This will be helpful to plan for the financial challenges that you will face.
Family Life Cover –why every family should have it? My job as a Financial Planner involves looking at an individual’s finances to see if there is anything they can improve upon. This means different things to different people, as we are not all at the same stage in life, but what is key to every conversation is the first step is to ensure you and your family would be protected in the worst possible circumstances.
6 Types of Protection Every Family Should Consider At MyBump2Baby we believe in the importance of family protection and linking local trusted advisers with growing families. We believe in building long-lasting relationships with your local advisors to ensure your protection needs are always up to date.As parents we spend a lot of our time protecting our family.
Babies are expensive. Whether you’re a parent to be, or you already have a house filled with little ones, you’ll appreciate how much of your monthly wage is really spent on keeping your children fed, clothed and secure.
At MyBump2Baby, we want to support parents across the country with their financial planning for a family. Growing your family can be hard enough without having to search for extra information, that’s why we thought we’d make life easier and put it all in one place for you. We do recommend financial planning during pregnancy, […]
With many of us spending more time at home, now could be the perfect time to consider looking at your mortgage options. At times like these, with uncertainty around a lot of things, it’s a good idea to consider anything that may offer you more security and a better deal too. At MyBump2Baby, we feel […]
Tomorrow is not a Guarantee – Get Love/Life Insurance today
The new Fifty Shades of Motherhood podcast is all about raw, unhinged and uncensored chats around various problems that parents come across. The aim of the podcast is to encourage people suffering that it’s ok to talk when you’re ready to and also encourages those who know little about the topics to learn more about them, so they can be more mindful towards people.
financial planning during pregnancy – This article will provide you with all of the helpful financial planning tips that you need to consider whilst being
It’s time to talk life insurance financial advisor bolton leigh, Do you have dependants who rely on you financially?If you have dependents – people who rely on you financially – then you should have life insurance.
At MyBump2Baby, we are proud to work with financial experts throughout the UK. Today we share a blog from one of our experts on what he thinks will happen and things families should consider after Covid 19.
Family Financial Advisor Swindon – At MyBump2baby we are proud to work with trusted family financial advisors throughout the UK. Today we have an expert article from our Eames Laurie Financial Services our family financial advisor in Swindon. Today they share some common questions many families have at the moment. To make contact with Eames Laurie you can find their website here, if you would like to view their listing with us click the link
family financial advice in Southampton or Lymington At MyBump2Baby we are proud to work closely with trusted financial advisors throughout the UK. Today we share the expert article “Protecting the Pennies” from Rockstone Mortgages. If you are looking for family financial advice in Southampton or Lymington contact Rockstone Mortgages.
We caught up with Guy Layman, one of the friendly family financial advisers over at Rockstone Mortgage & Financial Advice this week, for tips and advice on protecting the pennies and what you could and should be doing to get your finances in order, particularly if you’ve just welcomed a new addition to the family!
Pandemic mortgage questions answered. I have exchanged on a new property, but not moved in. What should I do?
The Government has stated that they do not want you to move during the lockdown, unless it is in exceptional circumstances. If you can therefore delay your move then you should. Mortgage lenders are now extending the expiry date on offers by three months to hopefully allow more time, while many solicitors are adding new clauses into contracts in case purchases don’t progress.
how-much-is-enough-life-insurance Life Insurance, when is enough enough?If I was to offer you a cash lump sum of £500,000 or £20,000 a year income for the rest of your life, which would you choose?How much would you need every month, before tax, to run a modest house or flat, feed, clothe and raise a child (or children) in a comfortable loving environment and still have a little left over for yourself?
Insurance is NOT just for Grown Ups Financial Advice should be simple – initially, but inevitably things can become complicated. Now that Christmas is out of the way and the New Year and New Decade are upon us, it’s likely some of us have resolved to finally getting around to all those things we’ve been putting off but meaning to sort out.
10 Financial Moves Every New Parent Should Make – Having a baby is an expensive decision, as a new parent it can be extremely daunting to work out how much everything is going to cost you. That’s why at MyBump2Baby, we have decided to provide you with a list of 10 financial moves that you should make as a new parent.
Now that your new baby has arrived, you’ve got enough to worry about without having to research too much into your finances. We’ve made it easy for you and written this blog all about financial planning for your new baby. So settle them for their nap, get yourself a cup of tea and read this […]
A MyBump2Baby we are proud to be connecting families with trusted financial advisors throughout the UK with our new family protection campaign. Today we have an article from one of our financial advisers . Our financial advisers offer advice on pensions, savings and investments and family protection. I am invincible! I admit it, that is […]
At MyBump2Baby we are proud to be connecting families with trusted financial advisers throughout the UK with our new family protection campaign. Today we have an article from one of our financial advisers.Our financial advisers offer advice on pensions, savings and investments and family protection. When MyBump2Baby asked me to write an article on […]
At MyBump2Baby we are proud to be connecting families with trusted financial advisors throughout the UK with our new family protection campaign. Today we have an article from our financial adviser in Edinburgh. Our financial advisers offer advice on pensions, savings and investments and family protection. SHOCKING FACTS ABOUT PROTECTION!!! Only 51% of parents with […]
At MyBump2Baby we are proud to be connecting families with trusted financial advisers throughout the UK with our new family protection campaign. Our financial advisors offer advice on pensions, savings and investments and family protection. Everybody wants their child to be able to do what they want when they grow up. To follow the career […]
At MyBump2Baby we are proud to be connecting families with trusted financial advisers throughout the UK with our new family protection campaign. Our financial advisers offer advice on pensions, savings and investments and family protection. Here is an article from Lauren who runs MyBump2Baby Newcastle Upon Tyne . Lauren sadly lost her much loved mother […]
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It sure isn’t getting any cheaper out there and if you’re dreading the prospect of sending one or more of your children to college, or worrying about how they’ll ever buy a house, then you need to take some positive action! Don’t forget, you’re in the business of raising adults here and adults are supposed […]