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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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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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Giving rather than giving up this Lent

‘What are you giving up for lent?’ This is one of the questions no one wants to hear this year. Instead, to turn it into a positive, I’m choosing giving rather than giving up this year. My favourite quote this year is: ‘We’re all facing the same storm, but we’re not all in the same […]

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An Update – Lockdown Spending and Work

I can’t believe we’re over halfway through February. This year is simultaneously going incredibly fast and incredibly slowly. It’s been a while since I gave a more personal update, so here is one on my lockdown spending and work. Given the Covid-19 situation, I’m aware I’m very lucky with my current situation. But, I also […]

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Cheap lockdown activities to cheer you up

This lockdown is getting to all of us and life just seems a bit dreary. While you may not feel like doing much, cheap lockdown activities might be just the thing you need.

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5 reasons why we need more debt support

2021 is off to a rough start. The UK is now in a lockdown until at least mid-February, although many are predicting it will last until March at the earliest. Many are finding it tough to make ends meet. With that in mind, I wanted to use this post to share 5 reasons why we need more debt support with you.

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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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Winter Economic Plan – What does it mean for you?

With the Autumn Budget scrapped, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has outlined the government’s Winter Economic Plan to the House of Commons. The highlight was the much anticipated Coronavirus Job Support Scheme, which will replace the furlough scheme at the beginning of November.

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Personal finance overview – Autumn 2020

Times are uncertain and, as the Autumn fast approaches, there is no sign of that changing. This will have a significant impact on personal finances and how wealthy or not you feel in the coming months. We have no control over what will happen but we can make sure we are as prepared as possible. This Autumn 2020 personal finance overview aims to give you the tools to navigate the coming months.

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How to survive and thrive in a recession

The UK is officially in a recession for the first time in 11 years. Not only are we now in a recession, we are in the “largest recession on record” according to the ONS. But is it possible to thrive in a recession? This post aims to give you the tools to not just survive […]