Social media could influence us to spend impulsively. Can social media use be linked to spending? Research shows it can. For example, one study found that social networks such as Facebook and Instagram can motivate impulsive buying behaviours. But how does social media affect our spending? 1. Advertising Sites like Facebook and Instagram have evolved
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According to a recent survey by research firm East & Partners for lender Scottish Pacific, nearly 80 per cent of owners of small and medium enterprises said cash flow issues caused them the most sleepless nights. So what might you do to improve your cash flow and sleep better at night? Here are five tips.
For many women, starting again after being left widowed or divorced can be difficult and overwhelming. Consider how good financial advice can make a real difference.
The investment world can change dramatically from one month to the next. But these secrets of successful investors never go out of style. Successful investing can be one of your biggest allies in the quest for long-term financial security. Unfortunately, unsuccessful investing can leave you wishing you’d kept your money in the bank. So what
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Set a good example for your children with just a few simple changes. As a parent, you try to ensure your children have the skills to make smart financial decisions. For example, you tell them about the importance of saving or the power of compounding interest. But did you know that you could be sending
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Take the pain out of managing your family’s finances. Taking care of household finances can be taxing, especially if you have a big family. But with proper planning and budgeting, there’s no need to stress. Here are some tips to help you effectively manage your household finances. 1. Examine your finances Sitting down as a
Don’t let an illness stop you from looking after your finances.