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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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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 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.

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A year of blogging – the highlights

It is my first blogging anniversary. In this year of blogging, I’ve published over 80 posts and tried to help young people be more aware of their money and empower them to take control of their finances. The past year has gone so quickly, and I’ve learnt so much. I can’t believe how little I […]

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New Financial Year – How my last year went

This week marks the start of a new financial year. Given this year hasn’t offered many reasons to celebrate so far, I think a new financial year merits a celebration. My next post is going to focus on my top tips to start the new financial year as well as possible – let me know […]

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10 Women on Why Personal Finance is Important

I was going to post this yesterday to tie in with International Women’s Day. But, why should we just celebrate women on one day a year? Instead, I think it’s important to hear more female voices – particularly in the personal finance industry – all year round. This blog has allowed me to connect with […]

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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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Everything you need to know about paying tax on your UK side hustle

I’m not saying this to boast about the income, just to explain the thought process behind this article. Having gone through the process of registering as self-employed and paying tax, I know it can seem daunting and stressful.

As so many people have started side hustles recently, I thought this post could help others who may be finding themselves in a similar situation.