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Monday, 26 January 2015

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Money Matters advice from the experts

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Best resolutions to put finances on form

KC money resolution Jan6 It’s that time of the year again, when we draw a line under the successes and failures of the past year and shift our thoughts towards ideas of perhaps stopping smoking, eating less and exercising more, etc. However, it’s often a case of another year another list of New Year resolutions only half completed.

Last updated 24 January 2012
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Tax form deadlines: all you need to know

LG finance4130112 With the holiday season well behind us and the month of January stretching out in front my mind turns to the impending end of the filing season for tax year 2010/11 (the year ended April 5 2011) on January 31.

Last updated 24 January 2012
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Over-55s see value in their homes but little in savings

LG finance0605d Despite a quarter on quarter rise in income and savings, the UK’s over-55s are now significantly poorer than they were 12 months ago, reveals Aviva’s latest Real Retirement Report.

Last updated 24 January 2012
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Junior ISA - a new way to save for children’s futures

sm kidsinv There’s a common myth that children don’t pay tax – that’s simply not true. In fact, they’re taxed in exactly the same way as adults; which means that in the tax year 2012/12 each child can earn up to £7,475 tax free from earnings, savings or investments.

Last updated 24 January 2012
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Tackle your tax and fatten your finances for the year

memo3012 The Christmas period is coming to an end and as the New Year rolls in there comes with it the inevitable resolutions for the year ahead.

Last updated 30 December 2011
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