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Top 10 ways to grow your money

Reading Time: 9 mins Don’t let your financial fears ruin your retirement – you can invest and grow your money for your old age. You can find safe investments and good money-making ideas if you know where to look, and that’s where we come in. There are some simple principles you can follow year-on-year that will help you make … read more

How to Save Fast for Your Mortgage Deposit

Reading Time: 8 mins Saving for a mortgage deposit takes longer than ever these days – especially as low-deposit mortgages are increasingly hard to find in the wake of the pandemic. The good news is that, if you try these tips, you could save thousands of pounds in a year – and achieve your dream of home ownership faster … read more

Fashion Designers to Invest in NOW for Future Returns

Reading Time: 5 mins Now is a great time to invest in fashion. Up-and-coming and established fashion designers make beautiful things – that could yield you a small fortune as ‘vintage’ items in ten or more years. You’ll need to have your wits about you, though. Here are a few things you need to know about investing in fashion, … read more

Do You Have Cash in a Child Trust Fund?

Reading Time: 4 mins Could your child (or even, if you’re a young adult, you yourself) be sitting on a trust fund that you or your parents had completely forgotten about? If you were born or had children between 2002 and 2011, this might very well be the case. Read on to find out all about the Government’s Child … read more

Pension Awareness Week: Make Your Pension a Priority

Reading Time: 7 mins It’s Pension Awareness Week this week (14th -18th September) and we’re totally on board with the idea! Pensions are really boring – but they’re absolutely vital to a financially secure retirement. The trouble is, pensions can be confusing. Not only that, but we’re tempted to use the money we’ve got for the ‘right now’ instead … read more

7 Investment Tips for Stock Market Beginners

Reading Time: 5 mins Looking for tips for stock market beginners? Never fear – we’ve got your back! If you’re going to start investing in the stock market, there are a few tips that it would be useful to be aware of. Should you spread your investments, or keep them simple? What about ethical funds – are they worth … read more

5 ways for mums to make money

Reading Time: 8 mins Our readers often ask us how they can make money whilst stuck at home with the kids or what type of jobs can be fitted around school hours. If you too would like to make some extra cash while looking after your little ones, we have some good news – there are loads of ways … read more

What does it mean? All those confusing money terms explained!

Reading Time: 9 mins Are you sick of reading money terms that mean absolutely nothing to you? Quite right – don’t put up with it any longer! Here’s our (not at all definitive) finance and banking glossary with all those confusing money terms explained, so that you can understand what it’s all about!   money terms Accountant: Professional number-cruncher. … read more

Auto-enrolment: what it means for you

Reading Time: 7 mins Auto-enrolment is designed to encourage everyone in work to save for their retirement. Since it was introduced in 2012, the proportion of employees with a workplace pension has rocketed from 55% to a huge 87% in 2019. The scheme was introduced to encourage retirement planning. The idea is to reduce the future burden of older … read more

Gilt funds: how to invest in them

Reading Time: 7 mins Gilt funds are an alternative way to invest in gilts (government bonds). It’s actually quite easy to invest in individual gilts as we showed here, but many people like to invest in funds of gilts. Funds can give you a good spread of different types of gilts in your portfolio but can also potentially cost you … read more

Safe ways to gamble

Reading Time: 6 mins Gambling is a very risky pass time because it often ends up losing punters money instead of making it. We wouldn’t recommend you making it a habit! However, if you’re partial to a bit of a flutter every now and then, we have found some cheap and safe gambling sites that can even do a … read more

Brexit, what happens when you go abroad

Reading Time: 4 mins Brexit is supposed to happen on March 29th 2019 but so far we have no deal with the EU about how we are going to leave. If a deal is struck (and that’s not definite by any means at this stage) then both sides have agreed on a 21-month “transition” period that will start after the … read more

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