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Tories Tell Rich Dementia Patients To Commit Suicide Lenders have a bad reputation for preying on vulnerable but that is nothing compared to the Tories this week. Their new manifesto gives a nod and a wink to dementia patients that they top themselves if they want to pass on their assets to their kids. They may as well start selling…
We’re a quarter of the way into the new year which means it’s probably been about four months since you last had time off work and had a little holiday (Christmas). If this is the case, chances are you are eyeing up holiday brochures with a view to booking your eagerly anticipated summer holiday. And why not? You work hard…
Thursday, 23 November 2017 16:14

The best financial options for purchasing a car

It is something that is an essential part of our everyday lives – the car. What would we do without it? Unfortunately, the price of owning our much-needed vehicles is rising all the time, and with it comes the headache of establishing the best way to finance this kind of purchase. As you may be aware, more and more people…
The hung parliament situation that arose last Friday hasn’t done much for the prosperity of house prices up and down the country, and neither has it bolstered the outlook for buy to let property either, according to property experts. House prices are typically affected by the slightest of movements in politics and spending announcements, so, naturally, with the cataclysmic effects…
You’d think that if you or someone you knew was employed in a managerial role then that particular person would demonstrate skills of organisation, good money control and be on top form with regards administrational and financial concerns – it appears that this ideology just isn’t true, however, especially if you take heed of recent research. According to several surveys…
Sunday, 12 November 2017 13:35

Saving vs. investing. Which one is for me?

If you are one of the lucky ones and have a little bit of spare cash knocking around at the end of each month, you will probably be debating about how best to make this money work for you. A lot of people would say you should pay into a savings account each month and watch the money grow over…
Friday, 10 November 2017 12:33

People have no money to purchase large items

Is your car dropping to bits and held together with sticky tape? Is your washing machine making all sorts of noises and leaking uncontrollably? If so, you are not alone – in fact, you’re probably one of the many people who have recently admitted to being so strapped for cash that they have had to put off purchasing new essential…
If you have a credit card, you’ll probably have noticed the minimum payment mentioned on your monthly statement. Some people only ever pay the minimum, but that is never a good idea. The best way to use a credit card is to get one that provides points, perks, or other advantages when you spend on it. Then, when the bill…
Friday, 03 November 2017 16:36

Decluttering to Earn and Save Money

Does your home feel stuffed and fit to burst? If it does, it could be time to do some decluttering. Many people find this difficult to do, but it can be the most refreshing and uplifting experience once you try it. And it can also boost your bank balance, which is ideal if you’re trying to save money. Decluttering can…
Indeed, you can. But there are smart ways to do it, and ways that could end up costing you money. For example, if you normally visit one supermarket but you want to shop around at two others to get the best deals, you’ll probably end up out of pocket. That’s because the cost in time and petrol (or bus fares)…
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