How to save money

101 Ways To Save Money on a Daily Basis

Saving money comes down to one thing, spending less than you earn each month, If you earn £1,000 and spend £800, you’ll save £200 each month. This £200 that you save each month, could be the difference between retiring a millionaire, or not retiring at all. The below table shows what happens if you save …

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Retirement: When Can Teachers Retire

Retirement: When Can Teachers Retire

Last week I caught up with one of my oldest friends called David. David is a Geography teacher, and while I often make fun of him for colouring in maps, he is an outstanding teacher. Like many of us, he wants to retire and has dreams of moving to the countryside. The problem with retirement …

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How Long Are Cheque's Valid

Personal Banking: How Long Are Cheque’s Valid

We’ve talked in the past about cheque’s and what is the appropriate way to write a cheque so that you don’t have a problem when it comes to paying in a cheque. The most important part of the writing cheque process is your signature, which in the UK today, is the number one reason for cheque’s bouncing. …

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How to Buy A Second Property Using Equity

How to Buy A Second Property Using Equity

Property is one of the best performing assets classes over the last 20 years. As a consequence, more and more people are buying second properties to rent out and benefit both capital appreciation and rental income. Over the last twenty years, research shows the average property price in the UK has increased upwards of 250% …

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What Stocks, EFT’s OR Funds Should I Buy Today?

What Stocks, EFT’s OR Funds Should I Buy Today?

Despite what many financial advisers will tell you, investing does not have to be complicated. In the UK today, most people start saving money into company pension plan in the early part of their career. As they rise through mid-management in their late twenties and early thirties and their salary starts to increase, they have …

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