How to cope with the cost of raising a family: 6 hints & tips

Small BeginningsA new report has revealed the cost of raising a child to age 21 has soared to £222,458, and what’s more, in 10 years’ time, the figure will have risen to a staggering £350,000 per child. For the average family that’s more than half a million pounds spent on, amongst other things, childcare, food, clothing, and education. The job of making ends meet has been made even tougher for some families who have lost their Child ...

Investment Sense win the NSPCC Business Challenge

NSPCC Business Challenge logoWe are delighted to announce that Investment Sense have won the Nottingham Post NSPCC Business Challenge. The NSPCC Business Challenge saw 20 local companies organise a variety of events all to help raise funds for Childline in Nottingham. Here at Investment Sense we organised a variety of networking events with the ‘Beermat Entrepreneur’ Mike Southon, 7IM’s Justin Urquhart-Stewart and former Dragons’ Den panellist Rachel Elnaugh entertaining the audience with stories and lessons from their business careers. We were delighted to have raised over £3,500 for Childline in ...

An evening of wine and investing helps raise money for Childline

Nottingham Post NSPCC Business Challenge LogoOur latest event in aid of the Nottingham Post NSPCC Business Challenge was held at Weavers Wines where we were joined by our guests and Justin Urquhart Stewart of Seven Investment Management. Mary Trease and Justin Urquhart StewartThe  evening saw the Investment Sense team of Independent Financial Advisers and our guests taste a range of excellent wines carefully selected by Mary ...