Being a Miser Can Be Costly in Many Other Ways

Being a Miser Can Be Costly in Many Other Ways

While most of us probably spend more than we should rather than save too much, we’ve all known a miser at some point in our lives, and perhaps you have the potential to become one as well. While on one hand, it is admirable to live within your means and save for a rainy day, […]

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Interest Rates Low

Interest Rates May Be Low for a Long Time – How to Cope

With recent news that the Bank of England has opted again to keep interest rates low at 0.5pc for the 44th consecutive month, savers are becoming increasingly frustrated at the low rates they’re seeing on the investments that are hinged to the national rate — like ISAs and other equivalents. The Bank of England has […]

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5 Great Investment Maxims

The Telegraphy recently ran a slideshow on the best investment maxims. Since some of them are more comic in nature or not applicable to everyday life, I picked out my five favourite with my thoughts on each: “It’s not whether you’re right or wrong that’s important, but how much money you make when you’re right […]

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Brits Expecting to Spend £526 on Christmas

Brits Expecting to Spend £526 on Christmas

Brits Expecting to Spend £526 on Christmas Even in October, it’s already beginning to look a lot like Christmas. According to a recent survey commissioned by HSBC, the typical person in the UK will spend about £347 on gifts for their immediate family, in addition to £179 on eating, drinking and entertainment this Christmas. This […]

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3 Reasons Why Life Seems More Expensive Than It Used to Be

3 Reasons Why Life Seems More Expensive Than It Used to Be

It always seems like the prior generation had a simpler life — less stress, less hours worked, less information, and fewer financial hardships. Things just seemed simpler — and cheaper. In some ways, it’s all about perspective. Perhaps we are more stressed and the world seems like a more dangerous place because of the internet […]

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