How long would your savings last?

How long would your savings last?

A recent survey has found that the typical working person in the UK has around a month’s worth of savings to be able to maintain their current lifestyle should their income stop without warning. The data collected from 2,000 people found that the average person’s...
3 things that happened this week!

3 things that happened this week!

Another weekend is almost upon us and Magenta is reflecting on another busy week! This week: Julie returned from her fabulous trip to Cambodia and Vietnam! This trip was on her bucket list and she enjoyed learning about all the history of the countries, experiencing...
The importance of having a Will

The importance of having a Will

Despite the fact that having a Will in place is the most effective way to leave details to your family about how you would like your money and assets to be split, or make special bequests to charity, the number of people who don’t have one is remarkably high....
The cost of a cat

The cost of a cat

Being always financially curious, as well as cat lovers, we got to wondering how much it would cost to keep a cat throughout retirement. We did a calculation based on the cost of keeping the lovely Basil (our fluffy Magenta motivator) for one year and then multiplying...
7 money tips to think about before buying a home

7 money tips to think about before buying a home

It’s the start of a brand new year and many people will be thinking about moving house or trying get on the housing ladder for the first time. There is growing evidence that young people are delaying house purchase because they are burdened with student loan...