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Should You Pay Off Your Student Loan Early?

  Higher education fees and student debt have both risen in the UK. Since most of us are taught that debt in general is bad, shouldn’t you pass off student debts early if you can?   In this article, we’re going to look carefully at that question, and suggest you should not.   This is […]
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5 Great Investment Types You’ll Want To Consider

  Whether you’re new to investing or a seasoned veteran, it helps to review investment options which you might want to include in your portfolio.   There are many different types, each with their distinct pros and cons. There are also different styles of investing. These can be more or less appropriate for you depending […]
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Understanding Your Payslip: A Guide To Income Tax & National Insurance

  Perhaps it’s your first job, or maybe you’ve got decades of employment experience behind you. It helps to know how pay works, and how it relates to tax, national insurance and contracts.   For employed people, you usually get a payslip each month outlining your gross pay (before tax and deductions) and net pay […]
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Looking To Remortgage? Read Our Simple Guide

  It can be intimidating to think about remortgaging, but consider how much you stand to potentially gain through a better deal…   With your mortgage likely being your largest financial commitment, many people potentially stand to gain tens of thousands of pounds over the course of their mortgage term by switching deals.   Perhaps […]
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Maternity & Paternity: Get The Best Deal For Your Family

Life is both tremendously exciting and stressful when you are about to have a baby. Feeling confused about maternity and paternity leave often adds to the latter. In this article, we’re providing a simple, easy guide to parental leave to help you navigate this amazing, yet complicated time of your life. We also will be […]
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First Time Buyer? 6 Tips To Finding The Best Mortgage

Finding a great mortgage can save you hundreds in the short term, and thousands in the medium to long term. The trick is finding the right deal, which can frankly be overwhelming. Especially if you are a first time buyer with little experience in the housing market. In this article, we’re sharing 6 tips to […]
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So Many Pension Types! A Simple, Jargon-Busting Guide

Trying to sort out your pension can be intimidating. First of all, there are many types of pension, with different rules and ways of working. Then, there is a sea of complicated terms and phrases used within the pensions industry, many of which are hard to understand. How do you even begin to find your […]
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7 Crucial Tips If You’re Considering Life Insurance

Life insurance is one of the most effective ways to protect your loved ones, in the event the worst happens to you. Unfortunately, it’s easy to make costly mistakes with life insurance – paying thousands more than necessary, often for features you do not need. It’s important to bear in mind that there is no […]
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What Are “Death Duties” & Can Pension Freedoms Help Avoid Them?

“Pension Freedoms” certainly has a nice ring to it.   When you hear it, most people think of the money they’ll be able to access in retirement as result of these government rules.   Fewer people tend to think about inheritance tax…   Even fewer still tend to consider reducing their pension spending…     […]
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Taking Money From Your Pension: 5 Important Options

In this article, we’re going to talk about some of the options available to you when deciding how to take your pension money.   There are no easy decisions here, and the pension landscape is complex and constantly changing.   We therefore ask that you take this article as a guide to help you process […]
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