The Benefits of Building Societies

Many people in the United Kingdom are confused as to the difference between banks and building societies, from their roles to their ethos to the way they are run. They tend to imagine that they are essentially one and the same, or to discount building societies entirely on the basis that they simply don’t understand

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Ways to Sell your Home Faster

The unpredictable nature of the housing market can give you a headache if you are looking to sell your home. You may find yourself waiting an inordinate amount of time for the right buyer to come along, but what you will be pleased to know is there are ways and means to improve the saleability

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Getting a Google Nexus 5 Phone Replacement

Last weekend my Google Nexus 5 mobile phone bit the dust. One minute I was happily playing Chess with Friends with a mate, checking my email and blog comments, the next, I was trying my best to actually see things on my phone screen

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Why I like to average down on shares

If you talk to almost any investor who has been investing for a while, they will likely tell you that averaging down on shares is a dangerous game and it’s something you probably shouldn’t do unless you are sure you know what you are doing

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5 Reasons Why You’re Not Making Money Online

You have probably read about all these people making money online, hell, I even published a guest post last week about the topic. There are just so many people making decent incomes entirely online, whether it be from informational websites, blogs, online stores – you name it, there is someone making money online in that

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Blogging is Still One of the Best Ways to Make Money Today

Today I have a great post from DW of Great Passive Income Ideas, which is all about bloggers making money. If you have any questions about this post – please send through a comment and either DQ or I will get back to you. If you think blogging is dead or that there isn’t any

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Considerations when Getting a Personal Loan

I have been doing a lot of loan research lately, both for my recent peer to peer loans post that I wrote last week, as well as for a new mortgage that my wife and I are entering into to buy a new house. So this is an ideal time to continue with the theme

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Investigating Peer to Peer Loans for Borrowers and Investors

I love the concept of peer to peer loans and lending. Anything that reduces our reliance on the big banks, is definitely worth exploring further. So today I am going to go through the ins and outs of peer to peer loans and what it means for you as either a borrower or a investor

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Investing in commercial property

I recently kicked off a new business venture with a group of guys last weekend, and afterwards I got to talking to one of them about some of the other investments opportunities that he saw in the current marketplace. Most of the things that we discussed were your standard type of investments like stocks and

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What is the best way to invest $10,000

How would you invest $10,000 if you had that much money lying around? What a great problem to be stuck with, right? However, if you have never really been into investing before, or you have never had more than a few hundred or even a few thousand dollars to invest previously, the thought of investing

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Monster Piggy Bank Turns 2!

Seriously, 2! I can’t believe that I have been doing this for 2 whole years now. In some ways I feel like I only just started, however, in other ways I feel like I have been doing this for ages. To celebrate, my wife made me this lemon and honey cheesecake tart thing, which was

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Dollar disasters – The most common financial foul-ups people make

We’re not all natural economists. To be dollar-wise takes practice, know-how and most importantly, the right advice. To help you avoid the most prevalent pitfalls, we’ve gathered a selection of the most common mistakes that people make when managing their money to help put a few more dollars in your pocket both now and in

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