Cashing up your cash
Jun24

Cashing up your cash

Cashing up your cash: Where do I get my money from? The first thing we need to do is work out where we get our income from, and how much money we have to live on.   The vast majority of our money comes from two sources. Earnings from work and money from benefits and tax credits. Whatever we might here in the popular press and from those who should know better, there is no shame in claiming benefits. It is not scrounging. The...

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The Big Budget Buckle down
Jun17

The Big Budget Buckle down

The Big Budget Buckle down Budgeting – take control of your money before it takes control of you…   Budgeting… Yawn… Next! Too often that’s our response. How on earth can that be interesting? I feel the same way about the washing up – but like the dishes, Budgeting is something that we’ve just got to do.   Citizens Advice ran a survey of people with money problems. It shows that 75% of people with money problems say that it...

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Are you in control of your money?
May27

Are you in control of your money?

Are you in control of your money? Or is money in control of you?  Most people agree that they could do with a bit more money. Ask them how much and it’s surprising that lots agree that somewhere around a third more would be about right. No matter their income or savings in the bank. A third more would be enough… Lots of studies have shown that money doesn’t make us happy. But being in control of our money gives us a lot more...

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