Posts Written ByAndrew Caster

There’s a lot of hype in the run-up to a wedding day, it takes years and years of planning! But what’s next when the vows are said and the day is done? Married life — and it can be costly! Together with Angelic Diamonds, retailers of diamond engagement rings, we take a look at the costs that you’ll face after the wedding day, from starting a family to moving to a bigger home. Starting a family For many couples, having children is the next big step after marriage. In the US, the average time a couple waits between getting married…

If you’re a social smoker, trying to quit smoking while maintaining a social life can seem daunting. But it’s important not to let your social life fall by the wayside while you’re kicking the habit. In order to help you, we’ve drawn up the following guide and tips. The similarities between alcohol and nicotine It is beneficial to know how nicotine behaves in a similar way to alcohol. At the extreme, government data has found that up to 90 per cent of people who are addicted to alcohol will also smoke. Furthermore, smokers have been found to be more likely…

Today’s car buying experience has become efficient and effortless. In a matter of hours, customers can select, test, and drive off the lot with their new wheels. However, even with this expediency, consumers looking to purchase a new vehicle should do their homework before embarking upon the great adventure of car-buying. Australia’s car loan landscape has many opportunities to finance a vehicle minus the interest rate drama, especially if you apply for a Latitude car loan or go through any of the numerous financing companies. Conversely, car buyers who do not prepare ahead of time can find themselves not only…

Often, eager entrepreneurs don’t consider how much regular breaks that your employees take will cost your business — but it’s crucial that you keep an eye on your finances. Paper coffee cup and disposable catering specialist, Inn Supplies, breaks down the costs: What the law says Although different employers approach breaks differently, it’s important to understand how long your staff are legally entitled to. If your employees work for longer than six hours in a day, they are entitled to an uninterrupted break of 20 minutes. If you have staff that are over the age of 16 but are under…

You’ve secured a place at a prestigious London university to study for the next three to four years, now you’re making the move. Whether you’re planning to study a subject allied to medicine, which was most popular amongst women with 226,420 applicants or looking for a business and administration degree which most men were drawn to, totalling 154,720 submissions — there’s a lot you must consider when making the move. Whenever life as a student gets too much, remember that you can always take look at the Oxford tube times and book a trip away from the busy city. However,…

Over time, we have seen dress codes in the office become more informal. But, it’s still importance to look smart and dress appropriately when going to work. This is why wearing denim for your nine-to-five can be tricky. So, how should it be done? Trilogy Stores, premium denim retailers of women’s high waisted jeans, provide us with some insight: Rocking jeans Not feeling 100% confident in wearing denim for work? Play it safe with black denim. Worn with a patterned shirt tucked in, black high-waisted jeans can create a more fitted look than black work pants. The high-waist element of…

When purchasing  car, you don’t need to save up a lump sum of money before buying. In fact, Vindis, who are Audi dealers, have detailed various finance options available to you when getting your hands on your next set of wheels when it’s new — other than buying the car outright obviously. Keep reading as they offer insight into how many finance options are open to you when in the market for a used car too. Buying a new car? Taking out a personal loan What is a personal loan? Personal loans are taken out at a bank or building…

Looking for a venue for your corporate retreat can be a difficult task if you want a place that is both special and different. The right retreat space can set the perfect tone for discussions about a rosy future. Getting your team out of their typical environment and into a great space can have a magical effect, so you want to take your time and find a place that everyone will respond positively to. Here are three great corporate retreat spaces right outside of Los Angeles that might be ideal for your company. Of course, once you book your corporate…

Insurance might not be the most fun thing about going abroad, but it’s certainly one of the most important! It’s vital that you’re covered for any eventuality when travelling, especially if you’re away on work. Just as the purpose of your business travel differs than for personal travel, so too must your preparations. With a duty of care to consider, employers have to do everything reasonably possible to keep their employees safe, or risk work accident claims against them. This is regardless of whether employees are conducting their work in the office or halfway around the world — a duty…

Trends come and go like the tides, and that goes double for swimwear trends! The waterproof go-tos have experienced changes not only in design, but in what is and isn’t allowed by the poolside. Who better to take us through the years of swimwear changes than swimwear design course provider, Cleveland College of Art and Design? Beyond Speedos: men’s swimwear Men haven’t always been able to embrace the snug fit of a good pair of Speedos. For example, in the 1900s, it was illegal for men to go topless on the beach. This meant the fashion of the time, while…