Archive for October, 2016


Were Your Parents Right When They Told You to Budget Your Spending Better?

Budgeting is the skill of making sure that your pay lasts the whole month, ideally with a little left over. Nobody ever said it was necessarily going to be easy, let alone fun, but it’s essential for peace of mind….

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Will pension freedom leave you unable to manage your money?

Whatever criticisms can reasonably be made about annuities, they do have one great benefit. They are simple. You make a one-time purchase in return for which you get an income for life. Unfortunately that income may not be anything close…

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Service Industry Puts Recession Fears To Bed

The Markit/CIPS purchasing managers’ index (PMI) is a monthly survey which is eagerly watched by those with an interest in the financial health of UK PLC. This month, the August data for the crucial service sector showed healthy growth. A…

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