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New Pension Rules Give You Control Of Your Pension Funds

Changes To UK Pensions Rules Start April 2015. The Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced earlier this month that the government was introducing new Pensions rules from next April 2015. The new pension rules will allow pension holders over the age of 55 next April (2015) to use their pension pot like a bank […]

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Now You Can Save Money With Groupon My City Deal

Groupon MyCityDeal takes saving money by online shopping discount vouchers, promotional coupons and price comparison sites to a new level. They bring online buyers and sellers together in an exciting and fun way which provides online buyers with unbeatable money saving deals each day. Launched in the United Kingdom in January 2010they are now in […]

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insurance price finder

We live in a price-conscious society where we are constantly bombarded by price comparison websites advertising on our Televisions to save money by shopping around. Two adverts that spring to mind in the UK are the opera singer who sings ‘’Go Compare!’’ out aloud and the Cheeky Sergei the Meerkat in the Russian Army from […]

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Businessman furious at banks’ refusal to lend bricks up Barclays branch in protest

This is an article that I felt our readers would enjoy it was written by Colin Fernandez of the Daily Mail Online 27th September 2010 When Cameron Hope tried to get a loan to help his business grow he felt as if he were talking to a brick wall. In fact, he became so angry […]

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Cost of Living has increased by 18% in the last year

  The cost of living is believed to have increased by 18% over the past year. Much of the increase in our supermarkets is due to the decline of our currency on the exchange rate market against other major currencies. Goods and services are today more expensive than twelve months ago. Household budgets look to […]

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Quit Smoking and Save Money today!

Health cost The single greatest cause of preventable illnesses and early death is caused by tobacco consumption or better known as smoking. Cancer Research UK estimates that 114,000 people die each year from smoking related diseases including cancer. Smokers find it extremely difficult to give up smoking due to the highly addictive nature of nicotine […]

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Mortgage Borrower buy’s Schnoodle with money saved on low interest rates

Buying a Schnoodle I was talking with some clients last night and they happened to mention how they had more money at the end of each month since the interest rate had dropped from 5% to ½ %.  As a money saving expert I wanted to know what they were doing with their new found […]

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Britain last saw zero inflation in1960!

Inflation has fallen to its lowest rate since 1960 and now stands at 0%. The inflation rate is calculated from the prices of a range of different goods and services selected to represent average spending patterns in the UK. There are two different methods of calculating inflation The retail prices index (RPI) is intended to […]

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Market leading tracker rate mortgage is finally released

Mortgage lenders do actually want to offer borrowers the best mortgage deal or the best remortgage deal but they are restricted by the lack of money in the system at present. The banks immediate instinct is survival at the moment and their need to protect their capital base by not lending money or only lending […]

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Confidence is the key to recovery from this recession

Trying to find anything to be confident about with regards to our economy is extremely difficult at present. Earlier this week, we saw the American’s being full of confidence and optimism for the future as they heralded in their 44th President Barack Obama. We are constantly bombarded with information by the media. Today the media […]

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Mortgage gloom set to continue through 2009

In the last two months I have seen nine clients all wishing to remortgage their homes. Some of my clients are at the end of a mortgage deal, others are looking to consolidate their expensive secured loans, unsecured loans and credit card debts into an affordable mortgage deal. Whilst some clients are looking for a […]

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