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Everyday we alert our readers to some interesting things that are going on from around the world of finance. News stories that you certainly won't read in the mainstream media.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 11:35

Can You Still Make Money from Car Boot Sales?

I remember doing a car boot sale years ago and bringing home around £250 for a few hours’ standing in a field flogging my second-hand stuff to anyone who wanted it. It was a lot of fun and was certainly worth my while. Fast-forward a few years and I think I made around £40 the next time I tried it.…
Saturday, 14 October 2017 15:23

Understanding Compound Interest

Most people know interest rates are currently very low. That’s great for mortgage payers, but not so good if you have savings. but it does pay to know more about interest rates and what effect they can have on the amount you are saving. And to do that, it is worth learning about the effect of compound interest. Once you…
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 20:13

As a Nation, We’re Saving Less Than Ever

How much do you put away in cash each month? A few pounds? More? Nothing at all? If you don’t save anything, or at least not much, you’re far from alone. The household saving ratio is the amount we have left to save from the disposable income we have available each month. Recent figures reveal it has dropped to 1.7%…
Saturday, 08 April 2017 10:44

Are you fed up of being ripped off?

Are you fed up of being ripped off? If so, you are not alone. What angers people more than simply being over charged for things, however, is the fact that in a lot of instances people are being charged a sky-high premium for services that haven’t changed in years, or worse, have declined to an abysmal low. A fine example…
The electric car industry is rising all the time and gaining in popularity with motorists, this is despite the government of the UK announcing that electric cars are now to be taxed just like their oil running counterparts – a bit of a u-turn when the whole purpose of the vehicles was that they were going to be tax-free because…
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