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Top tips for going Self-Employed

More and more of us are leaving traditional work and setting up as self-employed. But unless you prepare properly it may not be a bed of roses....

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Amanda Gillam 11th September, 2019
How to save a fortune on car servicing, maintenance and repairs

Some car finance comes with a service plan included. But most of us pay for car servicing as required. Here's how to get the best deal for your car servicing...

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Alex Hartley 4th September, 2019
How to get the best deals for back to school 2019

With back to school looming it's time to take advantage of the deals available online and on the high street. Here are the best back to school deals around....

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Amanda Gillam 28th August, 2019
Repairing rather than recycling – the rise of the Repair Cafe

Rather than binning broken things repair them. Can't do it yourself? Then use your local repair cafe. Join the march to sustainable living and save money!...

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Alex Hartley 21st August, 2019
PPI August 29th deadline is approaching – Apply Urgently

£35bn of PPI compensation has already been paid out. But a final deadline for claims is August 29th 2019. If you haven't claimed then this is how you do it....

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Amanda Gillam 14th August, 2019
Money & Happiness: What makes people happiest, and what role does money play?

Scientists studying what makes people happy have worked out how much of your happiness is down to money. Find out how much and how to be happier....

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Alex Hartley 7th August, 2019
2019’s Best Money Management Apps

It' easier than ever to manage your money and budgeting on the go with clever apps. Here are 7 of the best money management apps available today....

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Amanda Gillam 31st July, 2019
The attitudes of major religions to debt

If you're looking for guidance on whether to add to your debt then what does your religion have to say about it? We compare Christianity, Islam & Judaism....

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Alex Hartley 24th July, 2019
The most frequent uses of a personal loan

Personal loans account for £37bn of new lending in the UK each year. An enormous amount of debt. But where does it get spent?...

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Amanda Gillam 17th July, 2019
Mortgage borrowers need more help to find better deals

It seems odd but you can't compare mortage deals as thoroughly as you can personal loans or car insurance. But the FCA want to change things to resolve this....

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Alex Hartley 10th July, 2019
Is action about to be taken to release “Mortgage Prisoners”?

After the 2008 financial crisis many people became mortgage prisoners - and they may not realise it yet! New FCA proposals aim to gve them mortgage freedom....

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Amanda Gillam 3rd July, 2019
The rules relating to property rental fees have changed

On June 1 2019 the new Tenancy Fees Act came into force. How will this benefit those who rent property, and what does it mean for the longer term?...

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Alex Hartley 26th June, 2019