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What in the world is COP26?
If you haven’t heard the term, or seen it in the press already, then it’s highly likely you’ll hear the phase ‘COP26’ more and more throughout October 2021.Read more »
Celebrating World Wellbeing Week
At Legal & General, the Workplace Financial Wellbeing team, along with guest speakers, ran an engaging and interactive webinar looking at the four pillars of wellbeing, and gave useful hints and tips to help us all look after ourselves and ensure we’re best equipped to move forward no matter what life throws at us. Here's the recording of the webinar for your viewing.
Emerging From Lockdown
With the UK COVID vaccination programme in full swing and over 30 million people now vaccinated, thoughts are turning to relaxation of rules, going to social events, holidays and seeing friends and family again.
Getting Mentally Fit
If you're thinking about how to improve your mental wellbeing but you’re not sure where to start, we've put together a guide to getting yourself mentally fit.
Setting realistic goals for the year ahead
The new year is typically a time when many of us get started on our new year’s resolutions and make plans for the year ahead. Psychologists tell us that looking positively towards the future is a human need to keep us from depression, so it stands to reason that making plans and goals, particularly in this year of uncertainty, is a good way to keep ourselves in good mental health. Here are a few tips for making plans that really stick
How gambling your way out of a tight spot isn't the solution
There is help to support people with a range of issues arising from gambling. If you or someone you know is struggling to cope with this issue (signs can include mood disorders, blaming others or being secretive), detailed here are some suggestions that might help prevent a downward spiral.
Money skills by age
Many of us may be wishing that we’d been taught financial education at school or that our parents had given us better skills. The good news is that it’s not too late to educate yourself to be more organised and budget better while also sowing the seeds of financial awareness in your children or other youngsters in your life.
Adapting to your new ‘normal’ and what to do if you’re not
Our lives changed on 23 March 2020 when government measures were introduced to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus).
Protecting your mental and financial wellbeing in uncertain times
At this time of uncertainty, the constant news about the global spread of coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) can feel relentless and generate stress.
Budgets are for life, not just for Christmas
As we approach one of the most financially fraught times of the year, many of us will be trying to work out how much we can afford to spend at Christmas without going into debt.