In times where monthly budgets are strained for many, it’s no surprise that an increasing number of people are looking to reduce their monthly spend on things like phone bills, premium TV packages, internet provider costs and more.
Moving home can be incredibly stressful; in fact, it’s considered one of the biggest stresses that we face throughout our lives. However, it can be worsened by a constant worry about finances. Whether you’re a first time buyer or moving into your fifth property, here are some top tips to help you move onto the next step.
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People can be put off the idea of starting a pension for many different reasons with less than a third of UK adults currently saving for their retirement. However, pensions aren’t just for older people. It doesn’t matter whether you’re just embarking on your career or are in your late forties – you’re never too old, or young, to make a start.
With house price inflation in the UK continuing to rise, more and more people are choosing to explore the options open to them. Before dramatic increases occur, first-time buyers can look to take advantage early on, while those looking for buy-to-rent properties can expand their portfolio rapidly.
With summer almost over for another year, our thoughts start to turn towards the prospect of cold, gloomy mornings and the possibility of a white Christmas.
It’s probably fair to say that many of us all skim over the small print and skip the terms and conditions now and again – but by ignoring what we might think of as relatively unimportant detail, we could potentially end up saddling ourselves with bigger bills.
|This week we are looking at New Builds, with all the government schemes on offer. New builds are a great way to get on the property ladder and own your own home. For further information on the latest schemes available visit our New Homes page.|
Young people are at risk of falling victim to fraud through lack of banking knowledge. However, a new money management project is supporting 16 to 25 year olds in the UK to become more financially aware.
Despite a recent fall in Consumer Price Index (CPI) and Retail Price Index (RPI) inflation, savers are still struggling to find savings accounts that give them a healthy return on their investments.
Rising energy bills are just one of the household expenses that are currently putting a squeeze on consumers’ budgets.According to the latest figures from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), one in ten households are in fuel poverty, with these consumers facing a staggering £438 gulf between their bills and the amount they can afford to put towards them.