Aoife Crean, Author at MoneyStrands - Page 3 of 4
Mother Knows Best? Or the Mother of All Disasters?

Mother Knows Best? Or the Mother of All Disasters?

They say it isn’t until you yourself become a mother (or father, I imagine) that you truly understand and appreciate everything your mother did -and perhaps still does- for you, (I still have the 50 bucks my mother surreptitiously planted in back pocket of my jeans...
What to Do if Your Partner Sucks at Money

What to Do if Your Partner Sucks at Money

It’s less and less common for partners to share their accounts nowadays. We’re less likely to buy an apartment than rent, we stay unmarried for longer and jump jobs once every three years on average. We’re just a much fickler bunch than our parents were, or even...
The Ultimate Guide to Spring Cleaning Your Finances

The Ultimate Guide to Spring Cleaning Your Finances

This is the time of year when we dust off the cobwebs, give the house a good old clean and even its yearly lick of paint, but it’s also a great time to make sure your accounts are in good shape. There’s something about the longer, sunnier days that gives us the energy...