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Give your finances the James Bond treatment

Everyone is talking about the new James Bond film – No Time to Die. I’m seeing it this week and I can’t wait! This may seem irrelevant to a personal finance blog but bear with me. Can James Bond teach you anything about personal finance? I think everyone’s favourite secret agent can. Giving your finances […]

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Savings and Investments

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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Savings and Investments

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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Covid-19 income

Why the National Insurance hike is bad for wealth inequality

National Insurance hikes and social care costs have been hitting the headlines this week. As with any new government policy, this has sparked lively debate. Having had a few days to read up on the issues and gather my thoughts, I’ve decided it’s time to weigh in – specifically on the issue of wealth inequality. […]

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Money tips

5 money 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 money mantras you should ignore. The Twenty Percent is designed […]

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Savings and Investments

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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Savings and Investments

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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Savings and Investments

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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Savings and Investments

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 […]

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Savings and Investments

The lessons we need to learn from the Football Index crash

You may not have heard of the Football Index. And you may well not be aware of the Football Index crash that happened this month, followed by the platform going into administration. But, for some people it’s been devastating. People have lost tens of thousands and, in some cases, even more. The Football Index blurred […]