3 of the most interesting career choices you can make.

Three of the most interesting careers available.

  When you are looking for employment, it can sometimes seem like a long drawn out affair. If you have been looking for a long time, it can be particularly frustrating. However, one of the most important decisions of all during this process is deciding on what career to go for. It might be that you …

The tyranny of the ‘should’: Should I have a baby as an LGBTQ woman?

The tyranny of the ‘should’: Should I have a baby as an LGBTQ woman?

  There is an element of fear when it comes to being a part of the LGBTQ community.   As a young woman, I always wanted a family.   When I joined the USAF in 2000, this went from a ‘want’ to a ‘should.’ Unfortunately, this was during the time of “don’t ask, don’t tell.”   Meeting …

The taxing nature of getting your taxes right.

The taxing nature of getting your taxes right.

  Whether you’re a millionaire or virtually broke and frugal in your way of life, taxes are the source of headaches for mostly everyone come April.   Most companies automatically tax salaries, meaning that many employees for big or small corporations never really have to worry about taxes, unless it comes to the matter of …

Kids off to university? Here’s how to stop worrying.

How not to worry about your kids in university.

  So, your child has made it to their late teens and is just about to embark on one of the most exciting stages of their life so far – university. It’s an exciting time for them, but a worrying time for you.   Your head will be swimming with all kinds of thoughts, and …

How to wrap a cat for Christmas?

Monsieur Bob the relaxed cat.

I’m always amazed at the ingenuity of some of these Youtube videos, but this one takes the cake. Would either of our two cats put up with this? Mew? Definitely not. Bob? He’s just laid back enough, but I don’t think I could find a roll of paper large enough to wrap him. This is …

A first time buyer’s guide to finding and buying your first home.

A first time buyer's guide to finding and buying your first home.

  When you are thinking of buying your first home, there are lots of different things to consider. To start with, the whole process can feel like a bit of a minefield.   There are lots of different options, and people will tell you differing views on what they think is best. Some might say …

Plan ahead: Rest easy during your retirement.

Plan ahead for retirement.

As you grow older, your mind will turn towards retirement. Whether it’s a far ahead, or just a few years down the line, consider your after retirement life. Many of us spend our lives dreaming of those blissful days, but retirement can be hard to accept when it comes. Take time, while you’re still working, …