Finance

Rounding Up 9 Best Financial Health Check Tools (UK)

When is the last time you saw a doctor for a medical check-up? Some of us will say recently, while others may be embarrassed that it hasn’t happened in over a decade (I was busy, okay!). Now, consider this: when was the last time you had a financial health check? For many people, this is a foreign concept, while others are simply unfamiliar with the term but know the basic ideas behind a…
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25 Interesting UK Freelancer Stats & Trends (2021)

Ever considered being self-employed? Working as a self-employed freelancer has several benefits and is a unique take on the traditional workforce. Freelancers do all kinds of gigs, from writing and editing to graphic designer and dog walkers. In this article, we take a…
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Is a Degree In Finance Worth It? (UK)

It used to be the norm that you could go to college, get a degree in virtually anything, and be able to find good job prospects after you’d graduated. However, with more people pursuing higher education, it is now more competitive for those jobs that used to require…
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UK Xmas Shopping Stats, Habits & Trends (2020)

It’s that time of year again, as Black Friday marks the unofficial start of Christmas shopping all around the world. That’s right! Unless you have already started your holiday shopping or are currently working hard on a home-made gift, then it is time to start thinking about presents for all of the loved ones in your life! This time of year, every year, retail sales and online…
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Finance

How Do Crypto Taxes Work in the UK? (A Simple Guide)

Love ’em or hate ’em, cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ether inch closer to the mainstream eye year after year. Despite the endless “Bitcoin is dead” claims, the emerging (and highly volatile) asset class seems to be here to stay. Like any…
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How Does Student Finance Work? (UK Guide)

As a college degree becomes ever more important in the job market, more and more young people (and old!) are thinking about going to university. Nearly 50% of the UK’s population has some kind of university degree and that number only keeps on growing. For many, college is something that they cannot afford right out of the gate. Luckily for UK students, the government, and other…
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Strategies to Consolidate Debt with Very Bad Credit (UK)

Debt consolidation is the process of combining debt from multiple sources such as credit cards, loans, utilities, and other bills into a single monthly payment. A debt consolidation loan can help you manage money and pay off your debt by giving you a lower monthly interest…
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7 Types Of Investments (And Their Risks)

Investors have a lot of options for where to put their money. It is important to weigh these options carefully and fully understand the financial risk. Not all types of investment vehicles have the same reward and not all have the same levels of risk in…
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Millennial Saving Habits & Trends 2020 (What The Stats Say)

There is a whole wide world out there for things to spend your money on. Millennials may know this more than anyone. Although it can be used as more of a buzzword than a defined group of people, the truth is, the word “millennial” is often synonymous with being “irresponsible”. What may surprise you, however, is that millennials do manage to save some of their money from time to to…
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