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How to take advantage of Free Wills Month

When you think of October you may well think of the advent of Autumn or Halloween. You probably won’t think about Free Wills Month. But, perhaps you should. For many people it’s a great opportunity to get a legal Will drafted for free. Here’s how you can take advantage of Free Wills Month.

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How to get support when buying your first home

Buying your first home can be a daunting process. House prices are high and with all the pressures on young people, buying a property can seem like a near impossible task. But there is support when buying your first home available.

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Money tips Savings and Investments

Is it possible to invest ethically?

The state of the world bears pretty heavily on my mind. I don’t feel comfortable gaining from something that has a negative impact on other people or the planet. This put me off investing for a long time, as the public image surrounding the stock market presents a negative image of those profiteering from others’ misfortunes. But, this doesn’t have to be the case.

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Banking Savings and Investments

Why you must take control of your finances

I’m going back to basics today. I’m going to look at why you should take control of your finances, rather than offering tips on how to achieve this.

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Banking Savings and Investments

What I wish I knew earlier | Money bloggers takeover #2

One thing that’s amazed me since starting this blog was the breadth of knowledge of the money blogging community, so, rather than keep all these new insights to myself,  I thought I’d ask them to share their top financial tip with you. A key feature of many posts is about financial education and what people […]

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Should I care about the gender investment gap?

Investing is one of the best ways to improve your long-term financial situation, but it is not as accessible to everyone as it should be. The gender investment gap means that women are far less likely to invest than men. I believe it is important to encourage everyone to take control of their finances and […]

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Should you worry about your student loans?

The majority (50.2 percent) of young people in the UK go to university as of 2017/18, according to the Department of Education. The vast majority of these take out a student loan to pay for this, making these loans a big issue for a lot of people. Tuition fees have long been controversial, having caused […]

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Home Ownership 101 – A guide for a first time home buyer

One of the most common topics I get asked about on this blog is home ownership and tips for buying a house. For a first time home buyer the process can be very daunting but this rarely deters people. Therefore, I’ve decided to run a series of posts on buying your first home and the […]

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5 key money lessons from Netflix

I’ve long held the controversial opinion that you learn more about the world and society from fiction than non-fiction. The same is true for TV and film. This means you can learn key money lessons from Netflix. While watching Netflix, I started thinking about what I could learn from some of the series I’ve watched. […]

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Banking Savings and Investments

What I wish I knew earlier | Money bloggers takeover

One thing that’s amazed me since starting this blog was the breadth of knowledge of the money blogging community, so, rather than keep all these new insights to myself,  I thought I’d share some money bloggers’ insights with you all. A key feature of many posts is about financial education and what people wish they […]