How to be self-employed

12 Aug 2019

Working for yourself, whether it’s as a freelancer, contractor or owner of a business, can offer much more freedom and control than life as an employee.

How can you contribute towards your grandchildren’s future?

12 Aug 2019

‘It takes a village to raise a child’, so the old saying goes. And it’s certainly true that having the support of family around you is invaluable for many parents.

Grandparents bring much more to the table than just free babysitting and fun days out – they can often be a source of emotional support for parents, and a font of knowledge on how to get a cranky baby to sleep or a fussy toddler to eat. But inevitably one of the biggest tolls on parents is the sheer financial cost of children – and grandparents can help here too.

What is a friendly society?

24 Jul 2019

OneFamily is a friendly society. What does that mean?

50 things to do now you’re 50

25 Jun 2019

You’ve made it to 50. Congratulations! What now? Reaching the half-century is a natural time to reflect and take stock in every area of your life. It’s also a good time to start preparing in earnest for your third act – retirement. With all that in mind, here are 50 things to do now you’re 50.

What can I do with my private pension?

24 Jun 2019

Ensuring you have enough income for retirement is a complex business. But with careful planning, it can be done. In this guide, we’ll take you through the main options available to you once you reach retirement age.

Is university worth it?

17 Jun 2019

Now that tuition can set you back as much as £9,000 per year, and students leave uni with up to £57,000 in debt, the question has to be asked: is university worth it?

The best ways to spend money abroad

13 Jun 2019

Inflated exchange rates, transaction fees, misplacing cash… Spending in another currency is fraught with pitfalls.

20 seriously good social networking sites, clubs and forums for over 50s

30 May 2019

Joining new clubs and societies is a great way to get out there and meet new people, but if you live in a rural area with limited social opportunities or just find it hard to step out of your comfort zone, this can be rather tricky.

Should you charge your kids rent?

30 May 2019

Children are living in the family home for longer, some well into adulthood. It can help them avoid spending money on rent and save for a deposit. But isn’t it only fair that they contribute?

How much do YouTubers make?

10 May 2019

Earnings for the top 10 highest paid YouTubers in 2018 range from £17 million to £11 million per year. How did they do it? And is it a viable career path?

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