It is frustrating to know that just when you are excited about weaving through the roads for the first time, you find out that you are required to pay eye-watering sum of money for your car insurance because you are young. Young drivers’ car insurance policies are indeed more expensive than the older experienced drivers’… Read More »
Reclaiming unused phone credits can be a cumbersome experience if one does not know the proper way to do it. According t...
The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) is free of charge to receive and covers a wide range of medical issues. Medica...
Is it possible to lower my council tax band? If you are asking yourself this question and you live in Scotland or Englan...
It is needless to say that when most of us happen to count their wealth, the home forms a huge proportion of the total. ...
With all the research on marketing techniques, supermarkets can be a dangerous zone to rob you of your precious money. T...
So it’s now 2013 and this question is back in the news. Some things hardly change. Remember David Cameron’s concerns of 2010: “Could it be true that laws designed more than three centuries ago with the express purpose of creating economic incentives for innovation by protecting creators’ rights are today obstructing innovation and economic growth?”… Read More »
The dilemma that lots of modern companies deal with is far removed from the early question of whether workers should use social media while at work. Having seen the far-reaching positive effects of social media to business profitability and success, the only question that should be on the minds of managers is how to efficiently… Read More »
When the Bangers for Cash scheme was first introduced, under Gordon Brown’s Labour government, there was much made of the plan to inject some much needed life into the British Automotive industry, and help the environment at the same time by encouraging the sale of ‘greener’ vehicles. Ryan Brookes, of Scrap Car Comparison, says “While… Read More »
It can be a real headache when you decide that the time is right to get onto the first rung of the property ladder. You’ve waited long enough and although you don’t have a king’s ransom saved up, you’re as flush as you’re ever going to be. The fact is that if you waste any… Read More »
We all work hard for our money, so why waste it needlessly when you decide to travel out of country? There are several easy ways to save your funds when you are travelling internationally while still enjoying your trip. There are four major cost areas where one can save some money with a bit of… Read More »
If you’ve never thought about buying property before (and let’s face it, a lot of people probably haven’t!), now might be the time to consider it. If you’re feeling overwhelmed at the idea, don’t worry – that’s perfectly normal! Everyone approaches the purchase of a property in a different way, and a method that works for one… Read More »
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The current economic climate has seen a drop in income in real terms for many and an increased pressure on individuals to take on more in the workplace. At the same time a number of well-known multinational companies have been criticised for their tax avoidance techniques and the gap between the have and have nots… Read More »
There are hundreds of articles offering advice on budgeting, personal finance and how to save effectively. They all tell you the same things you’ve heard before and sometimes they don’t tell you anything new at all. In general, finance tips from others aren’t really that helpful because they avoid a key issue; namely the importance… Read More »