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Savings and Investments

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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Everyday expenses

How to make the most of a fresh start

Getting a fresh start from your finances might seem impossible. Your debt won’t magically disappear, your investments won’t suddenly change, and your income doesn’t just double overnight – unless you get an amazing promotion of course! But, sometimes it’s good to create your own fresh start. The new financial year is the perfect opportunity to […]

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Covid-19 income

What does the 2021 Budget mean for me?

What does the 2021 budget mean for me? Don’t worry if you’re trying to work this out still. Chancellor Rishi Sunak stood up in the House of Commons and spoke for nearly an hour this afternoon. That’s enough to confuse anyone! I’ve compiled the key points you need to know now, based on the policies […]

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Money tips

Young People Deserve More Than Government Backed Loans

The Budget is coming up on Wednesday, where Chancellor Rishi Sunak will detail his spending plans for the next year.
Ahead of this major announcement, proposals have been leaked, including a plan to offer government backed mortgages with 5% deposits. Young people deserve more than this, and here’s why…

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Money tips

Your top Christmas money saving tips

Christmas can be expensive. Often we end up spending more than we intend on things we don’t usually need. As it’s December, I thought I’d offer some top Christmas money saving tips, to help you plan for the festive season.

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Everyday expenses

September spending diary – Puppies and forgotten phone contracts

Money is such a taboo topic for most people, but it shouldn’t be. In order to practice what I preach and be more transparent myself, I have kept a spending diary for the past week. Here I have detailed every purchase I have made, along with some explanations and (hopefully) useful commentary. This is my September spending diary.

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Covid-19 income

Summer Statement: What does it mean for you?

It’s no secret that coronavirus has been damaging to the economy and many have suffered and will continue to suffer as a result. Pressure has been mounting on the government to increase their economic response. They delivered in a Summer Statement or mini budget on 8th July. As we move into phase two of the […]