Category Archive for "budget"

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Top Financial stories of 2017

As we prepare to bid a (fond) farewell to the year 2017, here’s a quick round up of the year’s main financial news. January While it wasn’t, strictly speaking, financial news, the inauguration of President Trump, was pretty much guaranteed…

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Money in the pocket

Spring Budget 2017

While the gist of Philip Hammond’s latest budget was widely anticipated (at least the major points), it still makes for interesting reading. National Insurance rises for the self-employed Those of a certain age may remember that in 1988 U.S. presidential…

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6 Really Obvious Ways To Save Money

We hate to be the ones to say it, but now probably really is a good time to start watching your pennies in readiness for Christmas. We know it’s in December but for those who are paid monthly it’s 4…

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Budget 2016 Key Points

Budget 2016 is now upon us and we can finally see the main budgetary issues for the year ahead. Here are the key points which could affect personal finances. 1 – A New Sugar Tax “Sin” taxes are nothing new…

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Don’t Let Your Christmas Debts Hang Around

Christmas comes but once a year. Sadly its financial effects can be felt for a lot longer. Ideally Christmas should be paid for out of a budget you can afford. This could be through savings you make throughout the year….

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Escaping Debt For Good

There’s lots of good advice available on how to get out of debt.  The reality though, is that getting out of debt can be a bit like dieting.  Even though, ultimately, it can do you good, the process itself isn’t…

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