October 2013

Save or Spend? Tips for Managing Your Monthly Finances

This article was sponsored by MYJAR Managing your monthly finances is hardly the most fun or interesting thing to have to think about – especially when everyone keeps suggesting their own tried and tested ways of saving money. This can be especially frustrating when you’ve
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A Local Bank for Local People

No, don’t worry – nothing quite as scary as The League of Gentlemen here! No, instead, we’re going to be talking a little about something much more pleasant – the new advert from that trusty old banking brand, TSB. Think of a few different banking ads – they’re all the sam
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Can You Predict Lottery Numbers Using Psychic Powers?

Picture Credit At this time of year, with Christmas just around the corner, we could all do with some extra funds to help pay for those presents and that family-sized turkey, so winning the lottery would be rather nice, right? Most of us tend to play the same numbers week on week
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The Importance of Responsible Gambling

Gambling is a source of great entertainment to many; it can be fun, fast paced and filled with adrenaline. However it is one hobby that also needs to be done with an air of caution. Much in the same way that when we go out for an evening with friends we have to keep an eye on our
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High net worth wealth management

High net worth individuals (HNWIs) are defined as those people who have a personal wealth in excess of £250,000. According to the Financial Times, 47 per cent of NHWIs have directorships; 81 per cent are male; their average income is £223,508 and average net worth is £1,080,684.
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How To Save For A Luxury Car

Do you remember that once in a lifetime holiday you took to Europe, the hard and fast period where years of savings and frugal planning played out over a month or two, the cash escaping your grasp faster than you expected? A Luxury Car is a lot like an extended overseas holiday –
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3 Ways to Stay Warm This Winter

Being frugal with your money can be hard in the winter, especially when it gets very cold. With the rising energy and heat prices, it can be difficult to justify turning the heating on if you are on a budget. There are lots of different ways you can keep or produce heat in your
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5 Ways to Save For Your Dream Car

So you know exactly what car you want to buy? Great. Perhaps your weakness is Ford Fleet vehicles , and you’ve had your eye on one special car for some time now. Or maybe it’s a Holden you fancy. It doesn’t matter. All that’s left for you to do is make the
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Things you Should Know About Getting a Home Loan

It’s somewhat easier to qualify for a home loan if you’re a veteran. It’s relatively easier, for instance, to get a Veterans Affairs (VA) mortgage or loan. Unlike conventional mortgages, it’s an option widely available to over 22 million veterans and
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Our Guide to Looking After the Pennies

Introduction Everyone has heard of the saying ‘look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves’, however rarely do we give the expression any real thought. For example, do you ever think how much you’d save every year if you didn’t buy that cappuccino on the way
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