Our CEO Mat hosted a live Q&A on Instagram last week and there was a lot of love for the idea of the HyperJar Child Card. This free service launches later this summer, and will help teach under 18s money management skills, give parents a bit of control over where pocket money is spent and let friends and grandparents top up accounts with birthday fivers.
Be kind. Plan for experiences. And if you are able to, start putting money aside now for things you want to do or have in the future. Just enough to get you going and give you a goal. Social distancing is only temporary and won’t last forever. “It’s amazing how a little tomorrow can make up for a whole lot of yesterday.’’
We’re often told to live in the moment, to enjoy the now. It can be decent advice, if you’re not appreciating the good things about your life, and dreaming too much of things you don’t have. There’s a whole mindfulness industry designed to help people with this: