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Stop the next gen making the same financial mistakes as us

We’ve all made financial mistakes in this past. Many of these would have been prevented if we had learnt more about personal finance at school or college. Last week I was lucky enough to speak with the London Institute of Banking and Finance – specifically their arm which focuses on financial education. The conversation was […]

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Women spend six weeks working for free – don’t get caught out

The 18 November is Equal Pay Day. This is the day – calculated by the Fawcett Society, that women, on average, stop earning for the year due to the gender pay gap. Unfortunately, women don’t get a six week holiday at the end of each year. Instead, on average our salaries are just lower. There […]

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5 lessons fantasy football taught me about investing & the stock market

In August I set up my first fantasy football team. A quick Twitter plea for help got me sorted with the basics and I was ready to join my boyfriend’s league. One month on and I’m not in last place – I’m taking that as a victory! More importantly, I’ve also realised there are some […]

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Why you should care about your pension in your 20s

Young people have many financial priorities. Whether it’s buying a house, going on holiday, or simply making some extra cash so they can fund their lifestyle, there’s a lot to focus on. One thing that rarely makes the top of the list is a pension. Here’s why you should care about your pension. This is […]

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How to cope with rising inflation

You may well have heard about inflation. Many economists and financial experts have been discussing the potential for increasing inflation rates in the wake of recovery from the pandemic. Here’a a short guide how to cope with inflation. High levels of inflation is something very few of us have dealt with in our adult lives. […]

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Simple tips to save you thousands in later life

bout. It’s also not something you need to panic about when you’re in your 20s and early 30s, but it should be on your radar. That’s why I’m sharing some simple tips that might help you save you thousands in later life.

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How to get paid to watch football

Whether you’re football mad or a reluctant watcher, you might want to make the most of your football watching. Here’s how you can make money watching football.

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Should you consider the tax affairs of companies you invest in?

There’s a lot to consider when investing, from dividends to predicted performance and many other things. But, should you also consider a company’s tax affairs when you’re investing? Although ethical investing is on the rise and people are talking about it much more, tax is still rarely spoken about. Some people believe paying a fair […]

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5 tips to save money as things open up

Hospitality, leisure and other fun activities are starting to open up again and, after many months without socialising, many of us are looking to make the most of it – in a Covid-safe manner of course. This doesn’t mean you have to ignore your financial goals, however. Here are 5 tips to save money as […]

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Is the Deliveroo IPO saga a victory for ethical investing?

Deliveroo ‘went public’ and listed on the London Stock Exchange this week. But, the Deliveroo IPO didn’t go quite to plan – or that’s how it seems at least. But, what actually happened and is it a victory for ethical investing or simply a business decision? This post will cover: What happened with the Deliveroo […]