A post on Blueprint for Financial Prosperity and my recent post about home & contents insurance for students got me thinking that I should do my own inventory of possessions in case anything happens to them (theft, fire etc.). Here’s a little idea I came up to help keep track of your valuable items – […]
Free Money Finance pointed me in the direction of Yahoo!’s Eight Commandments of Credit. Although this is primarily information for the U.S. market, most of this is applicable here in the U.K. too. Of the eight commandments they suggest we follow, here are the most important to remember, in my opinion: Credit is just that, […]
Some quite surprising figures (at least to me) are being quoted in a story on the BBC website, saying that on average, women earn 27% less than men in the U.K. A survey by the salary site PayFinder suggests that the difference is biggest in London (surprise surprise), with the gap being a massive 35%. […]
Students moving into a new house should check their possessions are insured.
If you’re a regular eBay seller, you might want to start thinking about whether your trading will start to attract the attentions of the tax man. According to an article on the FT, the Revenue & Customs office is planning to look more closely at this type of trading, as the volumes of trades increase […]
Three-quarters of last year’s leavers have found employment.
With the price of petrol going up, it seems that more and more people are looking to find ways to cut down on petrol use. I’m also noticing a fair few people coming to this site from Google searches to do with fuel efficiency, so as a follow to my previous petrol saving tips post, […]
All change for your change.
Those who enjoy saving money by chasing 0% interest deals on credit cards will find things tougher than they used to be.
Massive amounts of cash just lying around homes.