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9 Things You Oughta Know When Buying A Property

Regular visitors to the blog will know I’m currently saving up for the deposit on my first ever house. As I was a bit… no… VERY naive to the whole process when I started saving, I decided to do my research and unsurprisingly there is way more to it than I ever imagined. If you one day dream of owning…

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When Should You Teach Children The Value Of Money?

It’s a hot debate with varying attitudes, but when is the best time to teach your children about the value of money? Take my brother’s and I for example. Three more different attitudes to money you will not find! The whole reason I started this blog was to keep me accountable in pursuit of saving a deposit for my first…

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Consumerism: A Champagne Lifestyle On Lambrini Wages

Consumerism – just how did we get sucked into that? I have been a part of this little planet of ours stretching over almost three and half decades and I have seen major changes in attitudes to life, especially where money is concerned. As a child growing up in 80’s Britain, I was heavily influenced by my grandparents. We lived…

car insurance
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How To Spank Your Insurer For Cheaper Car Insurance

Another year, another price increase, it’s something that UK drivers are pretty used to, but, with a bit of savvy shopping you can spank the insurer and dodge the average £50 hike that’s been added to your insurance bill this year. According to figures released by MoneySuperMarket, the average car insurance quote has risen £478, a £50 increase over the…

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Pension Time Bomb: Why You Need To Save Now! [INFOGRAPHIC]

Are you a part of the pension ticking time bomb? If you are a regular visitor to this blog you will know that I am an extremely late retirement saver and only very recently started taking care of my pension. I was warned at 28 that I was already too late by a financial advisor, I chose to act at…

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How To Be A Pro At First Time Credit Applications

I spent years tearing my hair out about declined credit applications. I won’t lie, it was extremely frustrating. I wasn’t in desperate need of the money, I simply wanted to improve my credit score. It was incredibly annoying when I managed my money well and didn’t have any debts. What I lacked was a history. Here is how not to make the…

Rental Exchange
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Rental Exchange: The News Generation Rent Has Been Waiting For!

Rental Exchange has just made things very interesting! I remember having a conversation a few years ago with a friend I used to live with. I was complaining how though I had no debt, no dependants, and always paid my rent on time, I didn’t have a hope in hell in getting a mortgage as I had no credit history….

Advice to a 16 year old David
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Back To The Future: My Advice To A 16 Year Old David

Would you love to go back and give yourself some good advice about situations in your past? I have to admit I would and here’s why. ***Warning. The following article contains alcohol, terrible fancy dress, hangovers and dancing of a finger pointing nature ***  Hands up. Who spent their 20’s partying and not giving a single thought to their retirement…

Savings
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Why You Will Never Score Without A Savings Goal!

It is no surprise that people who set themselves a savings goal achieve their target faster. If you are serious about that first time home, dream luxury holiday or you are saving for retirement, set your goal, work out what you are able to save every month and watch it grow. If I can do it, anybody can! Set  Savings…

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