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Everyday expenses

Where I stand on Black Friday

Black Friday. The day, or should I say period now, where consumerism is encouraged by flashy adverts and obscene sales. But, is it all bad? It’s a complicated topic, so I’m going to attempt to convey where I stand on Black Friday in this post.

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Money tips

Your most controversial financial opinions

One of the most common criticisms of blogs is they all churn out the same information – some of it helpful, some of it less so. I personally don’t agree with this and try to make sure The Twenty Percent is as unique as possible. But, just in case you are thinking this, I’ve decided to share some of your most controversial financial opinions.

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Everyday expenses

How privilege affects your finances

This afternoon I was training my puppy in a local dog park and I started thinking. A lot of dog trainers speak about the importance of discipline and dedication when it comes to training puppies – similar to how a lot of people talk about managing money. But I want to suggest another key factor: privilege. In this post, I will discuss how privilege effects your finances.

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Money tips

Money bloggers takeover special: Lockdown lessons

England has gone back into lockdown and this time it seems harder than before. The weather is colder and the evenings darker, meaning motivation can be harder to find. This is why I’ve decided change the format of my monthly money bloggers takeover to offer some lockdown lessons and productivity tips and tricks.

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Money tips

Talk Money Week – Why we all need to talk more about money

Money dictates so much of our lives: how we live, how we spend our free time, even what we eat and drink. But, despite its obvious dominance, we simply don’t talk about it. This doesn’t mean we shouldn’t, however. We all need to talk about money more with our friends, family and colleagues.

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Everyday expenses

How chronic fatigue affects my finances

This post is going to be a bit more personal than my normal ones, but I think it is important to share. Everyone has their own perspective which shapes their attitudes and this is certainly something that shapes mine. Suffering from long-term fatigue affects my finances – both how I view them and how I manage them.

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Banking

How an accountant can help you

Personal finance is personal. But, that doesn’t mean you should do everything on your own. Paying for quality services and advice from qualified professionals can help you save and even make more money in the long run. The value of advice is far greater than most people realise.

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Money tips

25 financial lessons to learn at 25

I turned 25 last week. Nothing major changes legally at 25, but entering your mid-twenties feels like a big step. A lot has changed in the past year, both globally and personally. It’s also been the year I developed my interest in personal finance. So, I decided to come up with 25 financial lessons to learn at 25.

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Everyday expenses

6 personal finance podcasts you must listen to

It’s International Podcast Day, so I thought I’d share some of the podcasts I swear by. I’ve complied a list of 6 personal finance podcasts you must listen to as they offer great insights, which can help you manage your finances better.

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Covid-19 income

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.