Ed_Miliband_conference_speech_in_Manchester,_September_2010 Cutting Stamp Duty – will it make a difference?

27 Apr 2015 | COMMENTS: 0

A couple of weeks ago, the Conservatives launched their flagship policy – an extension of the Right-to-Buy scheme. Today, it’s been Labour’s t...

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Photo Credit: Paul Albertella Manifesto-watch: Who’s saying what?

17 Apr 2015 | COMMENTS: 0

As the 2015 General Election draws ever-closer, the main parties have (mostly) taken the week off from attacking one another to launch their manifes...

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iStock_000020114387_Medium Right-to-Buy: The good, the bad and the ugly

14 Apr 2015 | COMMENTS: 0

This morning, in a bid to re-align themselves as the party of working people, the Conservatives set out a manifesto pledge to extend the Right-to-Bu...

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Do it Yourself The Real Cost of Living: Home Improvements

13 Apr 2015 | COMMENTS: 0

Springtime is the point in the year where UK households go home improvement crazy. Not content to just spring clean homes, people want to re-do and ...

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Pension Wise still not prepared to give guidance on the pension reforms?

7 Apr 2015 | COMMENTS: 0

With the introduction of the pension freedoms this week, new reports show that there are less than 300 advisors available to help millions of people...

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iStock_000015013499_Large Help-to-Buy ISAs: What we know so far

26 Mar 2015 | COMMENTS: 0

One of the biggest announcements in last week’s Budget was the introduction of a new Help to Buy ISA, which aims to lend a hand to those saving to...

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Household debt is on the rise Average household debt set to grow to almost £10,000

24 Mar 2015 | COMMENTS: 0

The average UK household will owe approximately £10,000 in non-mortgage debt by the end of 2016, a new report shows. PwC’s study shows that famil...

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Budget-10DowningStreet Understanding the Budget

20 Mar 2015 | COMMENTS: 0

On Wednesday, the Chancellor announced that the UK had the fastest growing economy in the G7 for 2014, employment has reached its highest ever level...

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“Take Care of the Pennies…” How far would you go to save money?

19 Mar 2015 | COMMENTS: 0

We’re often inundated with “life hacks” and top tips to try and save ourselves money. Some of these tips are fantastic, and can sa...

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iStock_000014836588_Medium (1) The Real Cost of Living: Pets

17 Mar 2015 | COMMENTS: 0

Britain is a nation of pet lovers, with 46% of households owning at least one. Although many of us enjoy pampering our animals, their treats – as ...

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