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Don’t Let Divorce Ruin Your Finances

The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) released at the beginning of 2017 show that divorce, both its rate and a total number has fallen to its lowest level in 40 years. In total, just over 111,000 couples in England and Wales divorced in 2014 (the year that the ONS have the latest stats for), a fall of 3.1% from the year before and a dramatic 27% fall from 2004. Whilst no-one is quite sure just what […]

Too Much Month At The End Of Your Money? Cancel Those Small Regular Payments

Are you one of the millions of people in the UK who find themselves seeking out their money for a week or even more before payday? Ever wonder where your money actually goes, especially as there’s no big, fancy car or expensive holiday booked? Ever wonder why that people on the same salary as you always seem to be that little bit better off and seem to be able to afford the nicer things in life? One really good thing […]

Should You Rent Or Buy?

If you’re one of the growing number of people in the UK who don’t own their own property, you may now be living in a rental property, at home with family or in a shared house with colleagues or friends. Whilst we have traditionally been a nation of homeowners, more and more people are now finding buying a property out of their reach. So, is it worth trying to save for a deposit and try to gain a foot on […]

Can You Boost Your Finances By Getting A New Job?

One of the very best ways to improve your personal finances is to get yourself a better job. With better pay and better benefits, you can enjoy life a little bit more and have more money to spend on the things that you love. But how do you go about getting yourself that dream job? We take a look at the steps you need to take to give yourself the best possible chance to get that fantastic new role. Where […]

60% of Britons In Poverty Are In Working Families

A new report by researchers at Cardiff University has revealed that a record number of British people that are in poverty in the UK live in a household where somebody is in work. The report analysed the latest data from the Department Of Work and Pensions ‘Households Below Average Income: 1994/95 to 2014/15’ as well as the Understanding Society Report that is a survey of about 40,000 households in the UK. The shocking fact is that 60% of Britons in […]