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Guide: The useful guide to decluttering your home and life

Over time, you can pick up things that clutter your life and mean you aren’t living the lifestyle you want. It might be material items taking up space in your house, or even habits that mean you’re distracted from focusing…

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Why protection for the self-employed is more important than ever

Since it reached the UK in 2020, the coronavirus pandemic has affected millions of Brits in a variety of ways. For many people, the biggest impact was financial, as many households struggled to pay their bills on reduced incomes. One…

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Why it’s important to talk to your partner about money

For many people in the UK, it can be uncomfortable to discuss finances with loved ones. No matter how close you are to the person you’re talking to, discussions about money can still feel somewhat taboo. According to data from…

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5 useful ways to spring clean your finances this March

After a long and dreary winter, spring is finally here. Now that March is upon us, you’re probably looking forward to longer days, warmer weather, and the blooming of flowers. Many people use this time of year to tidy up…

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Guide: 5 important lessons that Napoleon can teach you about growing your wealth

In 1793, a vast army of the French First Republic locked horns with a combined force of Royalists and their foreign allies at the port city of Toulon. It was in this battle that a young artillery officer caught the…

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What 2022 may hold for UK house prices

Without the help of a crystal ball, it can often be tricky to predict the future. This has been especially true since the start of the pandemic, when there has not only been the economic fallout of the virus to…

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4 important developments you may want to discuss with your planner in 2022

With the end of the pandemic potentially within sight, you might be wondering what the rest of 2022 might hold for you. While it’s good to be hopeful, some worrying economic trends have developed in recent weeks. While the UK…

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3 key reasons to review your financial protection now

While you may not like to think about it, it’s important to have plans in place in case the unexpected should ever happen. This is where having protection can help you, as it can act as a financial safety net…

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Your complete 2021/22 end of tax year guide

The 2021/22 tax year ends on Monday 5 April 2022. This is the date when many allowances reset, and it could be your last opportunity to make use of some of them. Keeping track of how you’ve used your allowances…

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Why are house prices still going up?

If you’re looking to buy a new home, you’ve probably noticed that house prices have grown rapidly in recent months. According to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), house prices increased by 10.2% in the…

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With the rise of digital SIPPs, here’s why you should speak to a financial planner before consolidating your pensions

When saving for retirement, one of your options is a self-invested personal pension (SIPP). These schemes typically offer a high degree of flexibility and can be very attractive, but they aren’t for everyone. In recent months, many pension providers have…

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5 emotional biases that can impact your investing returns

When it comes to investing, there are a variety of emotional biases that can cloud your judgement. Here are five of the most common.

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