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auto enrolment
Making auto enrolment work harder
Auto enrolment was introduced to ensure that everyone – or at least, every employee - can look forward…
mortgage deposit
How to cut the time it takes to build a mortgage deposit
According to a recent report from estate agent Hamptons International, a single first-time buyer in London needs 17…
bank rate
Should you prepare for a rise in bank rate?
Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney recently addressed an audience in Newcastle.  He explained that the…
inheritance
Counting on inheritance to provide for your retirement?
The older generation may have been very fortunate, financially. The steep rise in house prices may have given…
protect mortgage
Could you pay less to protect your mortgage?
Your mortgage is an investment for the future, and none of us knows what the future holds. This…
council tax
Are you paying too much council tax?
Council tax is something most of us don’t worry much about. We pay it and forget about it.…
marriage allowance
Could you be due a wedding present from the taxman?
There are plenty of financial reasons for getting married. The old idea that two can live as cheap…
Flying the nest – a quick guide to university finance
Further education is an expensive proposition and knowing how to deal with the costs is vital.
next for brexit
What next for Brexit?
Last Friday, after an all-day summit at Chequers Mrs May and her cabinet reached an agreement on how…