Credit Rating
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20 No-Fuss Ways To Build your Credit Rating: [INFOGRAPHIC]

You credit rating is vital these days. From renting properties, buying properties, opening bank accounts, applying for jobs, these days we’re credit checked for many aspects of our lives and there are a few simple, hassle free ways to improve your credit rating. You’ve probably heard the phrase, “you can’t get credit without having credit”, and to a certain degree…

Retirement
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When Should You Start Saving For Retirement?

A constant increase in the cost of living means saving for your retirement has never been so important It is a conundrum for many of us. When is the perfect time to start saving for retirement? Well that depends on your life goals I suppose! For instance, I’m planning ahead now so I can call work a day by the…

credit card
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Why Your Child Needs A Credit Card Now!

My child needs a credit card? Yes I can almost hear you now, but there is a method to my madness so read on! You may have seen one of my previous blogs – Pocket Money Management – which touched on the need for financial education in children. It is something that I have long advocated and extremely passionate about….

current accounts
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How I Turned Three Current Accounts Into A Saving Machine

These days  current accounts to save can offer better rates than a savings account. In a topsy-turvy world of ultralow savings rates you have to think outside the box when it comes to maximising your saving potential. I remain firmly on target for the £5,000 Challenge for the first quarter of the year and as we approach the end of…

Pocket Money Management
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Pocket Money Management

Money management can help to reduce the risk of your child getting into unmanageable debt later in life. We place incredible importance on education in the UK, however, financial education is something that is almost never taught to children. This can lead them to make avoidable mistakes in the future that could burden you as much as it does them….

piggybanking
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The Anatomy Of Piggybanking

Piggybanking is brilliant If you want to get a greater control over your finances. Setting out a budget on paper is easy, it is a lot more difficult to stick to it. You need a lot of willpower or some nifty thrifty techniques to keep you on track. Willpower has to come from within, nobody can give it to you,…

Basic Bank Accounts
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Basic Bank Accounts: Why Do They Take Us For FUNTs?

Basic bank accounts are available for all. So why aren’t they advertised properly by the banks? FUNT is a term coined back in 2008 for somebody who is ‘Financially UNTouchable Unbelievably, there are still over one million people in the UK do not currently have their own bank account, a rather shocking statistic really when you consider a basic bank…

52 Week Saving Challenge
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52 Week Saving Challenge

Try the 52 Week Saving Challenge and put yourself in a position to be able to afford that holiday you want, pay off that debt or simply take away the panic that Christmas brings. The thought of saving any sort of significant amount of money can be a daunting one. But if you start off slow and aim big towards…

Debt Management
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Debt Management: Have you been mis-sold?

Hot on the heels of mis-sold PPI and bank accounts, comes mis-sold Debt Management Plans. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have identified that many Debt Management Programmes (DMP) could have been mis-sold to consumers. What is a Debt Management Plan? A Debt Management Plan is an informal debt solution which is primarily aimed at consumers who are struggling to maintain…

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