Spending Money to Save Money

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Saving money isn’t as simple as sticking it in a hole and forgetting about it. Saving money is about understanding the difference between what you need, now and in the future, versus what you want, and prioritizing according to that simple model. It’s about getting as much as you can out of your money. By […]

Making Your Money Work For You

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In these unpredictable and cash-strapped times it can be hard to know how to manage your finances. Many young couples will be thinking about putting money aside to buy property for the first time; while those further down the line, who are already settled with a house and children, might be looking to save money […]

5 Smart Places To Invest Your Money In 2013

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The financial market and the economy are now entering a new phase full of new risks and opportunities for investors. It is evident enough that unemployment levels are declining and there is hope that inflation will start to pick up. As it is with economic transitions, this moment of change is creating new opportunities in […]

From Stakeholder Pensions To SIPPs, Which Type Of Pension Is Right For You?

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The pension’s landscape is complex, every year there seems to be another option, piece of legislation or rule change, to complicate matters further. Unless you plan on working until you die you will need to create a pot of money which can be used to provide you with an income when you finish work and […]

How to Build a Nest Egg

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Sometimes I wonder if the age-old adage of  “the early bird catches the worm” wasn’t crafted specifically to refer to somebody’s or a family’s nest egg. Think about it—the folks who start saving for something early and diligently are most likely going to achieve their goal, whether it be enough money to put down on […]