Money

Understanding money is a necessary evil. If you ever want to have money, you have to be in charge. Here, I talk about saving and investing money.

Top Reasons For Using a Credit Card

August 20, 2014

It can be all too easy to dismiss credit cards simply as a path to overspending and debt. However, used appropriately, they can be a fantastic way of managing your finances. Knowing when and where your credit card can come in handy really can be the key to making your money work for you. Managing […]

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PPI Claims Justice Celebrates its Ruby Anniversary

July 21, 2014

The latest PPI payout figures have been released by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). In April £410.3m was refunded, making it the highest payout month of 2014 so far, beating January by a substantial £21.1m. Seeing as April represents the 40th month that payout figures have been recorded by the FCA we thought it appropriate […]

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Where to Invest in the UK Stock Market

July 14, 2014
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When it comes to the UK stock market —and every other market right now— people are growing more and more concerned with a possible tech bubble burst. Investment experts, such as Tom Stevenson, believe that 2014 will be the year we relive the implosion of the dotcom bubble burst that brought the market to its […]

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What Affects Your Credit Rating Score?

July 11, 2014

A credit rating score is an assessment of your ability to fulfil your financial commitments, such as mortgages and credit card bills. The assessment is based on knowledge of any previous financial dealings you have had. A poor credit history will lead to a poor rating, meaning that lenders are more likely to turn down […]

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Why We Save

May 20, 2014

We live in a world where a lack of savings, can stop us doing the things we want with our friends and families. Savings are a safety net providing us peace of mind, should we come up against an unexpected expense. Lending is available from companies like MYJAR. Long term solutions however, are something that […]

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The New ISA [NISA]

March 31, 2014

Individual Savings Accounts or ISAs, are a well known UK savings product, which allow savers and investors to put an annual sum of money away from the taxman. Because this is a tax free product, the interest rate received is almost always higher than you would get in a current account. Any sum up to […]

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How to Properly Read Your Credit Report

February 11, 2014
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A credit report or credit file as it is sometimes known can be a scary prospect. What goes into your credit rating? Is there anything that might count against you? Is it possible to have it rectified if it’s inaccurate? Before you jump to conclusions, there is no need to panic. The key is to […]

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Energy Suppliers, Why Switch?

January 28, 2014

This Friday, thousands of households could be facing much higher energy bills, due to many tariffs from the UK’s biggest suppliers, coming to an end. If you are a customer of one of the big six energy providers, and your tariff is ending, you could be looking at, on average, a 13.7% increase in the […]

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PPI Claims Process

January 21, 2014

If you’ve heard about PPI claims and wondered if you could be owed money, this info-graphic will explain where to start.

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Financial Resolutions For The New Year

January 9, 2014

If you are tired of making and breaking New Year’s resolutions each year, it might be time for a different strategy. Goal setting is a great way to make progress in your life. However, those goals need to be specific and attainable. Many New Year’s resolutions centre around finances. Money deeply affects our lives, careers […]

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