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stamp duty scrapped
July 29, 2020

Stamp Duty Scrapped for Homebuyers on Properties Worth up to £500,000

Since the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced a Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) reduction, the topic has dominated headlines for the past few weeks, seeing financial and property experts weighing in on the announcement. But what does it mean for the economy, the housing market, and for you? We’ve broken down some of the key points […]

peachy in administration

Payday Loan Company Peachy Collapses Into Administration

Payday loan companies have long been criticised for offering extortionately high-interest rates to their customers – often people that are struggling to get by from month to month. Since the increasing backlash and complaints against these companies began a few years ago, many of them have fallen casualty and collapsed into administration – such as […]

Top Tips To Create A Monthly Budget
July 26, 2020

How to Create a Monthly Budget – 7 Step Guide

Organising your finances gives you peace of mind, no matter how much or how little cash you have. Creating a monthly budget is one of the simplest ways to take control of your finances and get the most out of your income. It’s a valuable exercise in understanding how money works and – importantly – […]

Recover financially from coronavirus
July 19, 2020

How to Recover Financially After Coronavirus

The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has affected the pockets of almost everyone in the UK. Since the government announced the initial lockdown measures in March of this year, entire sections of the economy have either been curtailed or shut down entirely, inevitably signalling a significant economic shock that has been felt across the world. By extension, […]

June 21, 2020

How to Budget on a Variable Income

Figuring out how to successfully manage your money isn’t always easy. You know that you need to put your “needs” before your wants and plan for the future, but when you have so many bills to consider, it’s easy to end up feeling confused, overwhelmed, and panicked by your cash situation. Then, throw the uncertainty […]

May 6, 2020

Quick Tips to Reduce Your Financial Stress This Month

Money makes the world go around. The unfortunate truth is that the less cash you have, the more stressed you’re going to be. Worrying about money can leave many of us struggling with sleepless nights and stomach pains, and that’s before the bills start arriving on the door matt. If your cash situation often has […]

April 1, 2020

Could Reaching Your Savings Goals Be Easier than You Thought?

Saving money is difficult, right? It means that rather than spending your cash however and whenever you choose, you need to think carefully about how each penny adds up and what it means to your financial goals in the long term. However, while it’s true that saving money means changing your mindset and becoming more […]

January 14, 2020

Crucial Money Tips for Single Parents

Parents have a lot of extra expenses to think about each month compared to standard home-owning adults. You don’t just need to think about food for you and your partner anymore or clothing expenses now and again. Instead, it would be best if you considered the needs of a constantly-growing child who always needs to […]

July 13, 2019

Car Costing You Too Much Money? 5 Ways to Save Money While Running Your Car

So you’ve saved the money, bought the car, took care of the insurance, tax and MOT. Bet you never thought that driving the car would be so expensive. But, convenient or not, owning and running a car can leave your pockets empty sometimes. Here are 5 tips which can save you money, from finding a […]

December 3, 2018

Who Says We Need Money to Get Healthy – 5 Ways to Get Fit for Free

Getting fit shouldn’t mean we have to splash out all the time. On the contrary, having a healthy body is a vital thing we should all strive to attain, and there are plenty of ways to achieve it, for free. From taking advantage of taster sessions to simply working out in the comfort of your […]