My first pay packet… I was as a Trainee Analytical Chemist in my gap year. I was paid £6k a year – and thought it was a lot of money.
A time when I was worried about money… After I blew my student loan on a guitar and music equipment.
I’m glad I bought… A table tennis table. I just love playing.
Right now, I’m saving for… My kids’ university fees (if they go!).
I feel good about spending… On really good Japanese food. I do love it, but it tends to be expensive.
A cause (or charity) I like to donate to… Anything proven to help reduce carbon emissions without greenwashing
What I wish I’d known about money… The law of false economies.Cheapest is invariably not the best.
The secret of financial wellbeing is… No credit cards or expensive debt.
I most resent having to spend money on… Compulsory insurance.
You can’t put a price on… Family – and the time you spend with them.