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Should you use Buy Now Pay Later?

A few weeks ago, I took part in a UK Money Bloggers conversation about Buy Now Pay Later. Companies like Klarna are everywhere now and there’s a lot of strong opinions about them.

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5 personal finance mantras you should ignore

I’ve been struggling this week. Whether it’s burn out, tiredness, Covid-related anxieties, or a combination of all three, I’m not sure. When I feel like this, certain phrases or ideas annoy me much more than normal, which led me to compile a list of 5 personal finance mantras you should ignore. The Twenty Percent is […]

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The Twenty Percent Challenge – June update

It’s been a month since I launched The Twenty Percent Challenge. I admitted I was terrible at saving money and made a plan to change this. To keep myself accountable, I also promised to give monthly updates. To put these updates in context, and hopefully make them more interesting to read, I’ll use them to […]

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Chesham and Amersham by-election – Breakthrough Party

This post is the latest instalment in my by-election series. I’m interviewing the candidates standing in Chesham and Amersham this month.

Today I spoke to Carla Gregory, the candidate from the newly formed Breakthrough Party. Having grown up in the constituency, Carla wants to use this experience to make a genuine difference to other local residents.

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Chesham and Amersham by-election – Rejoin EU

This post is the latest instalment in my by-election series. I’m interviewing the candidates standing in Chesham and Amersham this month.

Today, I am featuring Brendan Donnelly, the Rejoin EU candidate in the upcoming election. A former MEP, Brendan wants to keep the EU firmly in everyone’s minds and re-join the EU as soon as possible.

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Chesham and Amersham by-election – The Conservatives

This post is the latest instalment in my by-election series where I will interview the candidates standing in Chesham and Amersham this month.
Today, I am featuring Peter Fleet, the Conservative Party candidate. The seat has never not been held by the Conservatives, so Peter is hoping to keep that tradition alive when residents take to the polls on Thursday. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has even been spotted campaigning in Chesham.

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Chesham and Amersham by-election – The Green Party

Today, I am feature Carolyne Culver, the Green Party’s candidate in the by-election on 17 June. With issues like HS2 at the forefront of the election, Carolyne is hoping a victory will send a strong message to the government and help stop HS2.

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Chesham and Amersham by-election – The Liberal Democrats

This post is the latest instalment in my by-election series where I will interview the candidates standing in Chesham and Amersham this month.
Today, I spoke to Sarah Green, who is the Liberal Democrat’s candidate in the Chesham and Amersham by-election. The Lib Dems are hoping to challenge the Conservative strong hold in the constituency and said campaigning is going very well.

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Money and Politics

For the next couple of weeks, The Twenty Percent is going to look a little different. Yes, we’ll be covering money and politics. This is because there’s a by-election taking place in my constituency. But don’t worry – the posts should be interesting whether you live in Chesham and Amersham or not! One post even […]

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I’m terrible at saving money…

I was watching Martin Lewis’ Extreme Savers the other day. Watching people forage in the wild for herbs and berries made me realise something… I’m terrible at saving money.