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Money Matters advice from the experts

Buying your first home? Get advice early

Spring is here and, for some, the idea of buying a first home is about to become a reality.

Last updated 10 April 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Happy new tax year! What the budget changes mean for you

george64 Until this week, the weather has been more like summer than spring and people have been out enjoying themselves, probably unaware that this week the tax year ends and starts again.

Last updated 10 April 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Budget tax changes make it all the more important not to waste allowances

Last week’s Budget included tax changes for many of us and next week will see the start of a new tax year (on April 6 – I know it is a strange date to start the year but…).

Last updated 4 April 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Risk assessments will allow businesses to see the wood from the trees

trees303 In one way or another everyone has felt the impact of the harsher economic climate over the last few years. This has emphasised the importance of the need for all businesses, whatever their size, to undertake a regular risk assessment.

Last updated 4 April 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Time to consider a fixed-term mortgage deal?

brampton233 The Bank of England base rate has been at 0.5 per cent for just over three years. This is both the lowest it has ever been since records began and one of the longest periods without a change in recent times.

Last updated 23 March 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

How to make the most of your pension contribution

Coins photo The tax year end gives us all a regular opportunity to consider taking advantage of the various tax reliefs and allowances available.

Last updated 23 March 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Hold your breath and wait for the fireworks

georgeosborne163 Once again, Budget day is nearly with us and the headlines will turn to tax. In some years this has been somewhat of a damp squib but this year seems likely to prove an exception.

Last updated 16 March 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

How to protect yourself against online fraudsters

Fraudulent scams are on the increase, whereby fraudsters attempt to trick the public into giving out personal and sensitive information for financial gain.

Last updated 16 March 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Make the most of your tax allowances before spring

As spring approaches the time is right to review your finances and consider whether a financial ‘spring clean’ is appropriate.

Last updated 12 March 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

ISAs: Make your nest-egg a priority in 2012

eggs93b Individual savings accounts – or ISAs – were introduced over a decade ago. They are intended to encourage more of us to save for the future by offering tax perks on the money we invest.

Last updated 9 March 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Time to take stock of ISAs

The frost is behind us, it’s getting lighter in the evening and the daffodils are starting to make a welcome appearance.

Last updated 2 March 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Consult the experts for healthy finances

It is never really the wrong time to review your finances to ensure that they are on track. After all, your financial well-being plays a part in nearly everything you currently do, or look forward to doing in the future.

Last updated 2 March 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Budgeting to improve your home

loftconversion205b Extending your home or converting a loft can be a cost-effective way to considerably improve it, increase its value and avoid the disruption and costs from moving.

Last updated 24 February 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Help for traders in dealing with HMRC

Hardly a month seems to go by where there is not another push by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) to collect unpaid tax by having a campaign against those traders who do not suffer tax on their earnings.

Last updated 24 February 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Holiday can become a taxing experience

It has always been something of a dream. You buy a holiday cottage in a British beauty spot such as the Lake District and, in addition, achieve tax savings through a multitude of different routes.

Last updated 17 February 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Service you can bank on

money109 One of the earliest decisions you need to make when starting a small business is which bank account to choose.

Last updated 17 February 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Maximise your pension pot

babyshow102 Recent economic events have shaken many people’s belief in the state’s ability to provide benefits.

Last updated 10 February 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Turn your little ‘uns into savers early

When our children eventually fly out from beneath our wings, they are likely to start their independent lives with bills or student debt. As parents, it’s important for us to encourage our children into a saving habit early on and, if possible, ensure they have a “nest egg” for the costs that lie ahead of them.

Last updated 10 February 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Who will provide for the loved ones you leave behind?

ctscan32 Planning for the future is one of those things a lot of people put off until tomorrow, or the next day.

Last updated 3 February 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Changes to lending rules aim to avoid past pitfalls

The Financial Services Authority (FSA) is proposing new changes to mortgage lending regulation, with plans for this to be introduced during the summer of 2013.

Last updated 3 February 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

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