Personal Finance

Here’s How to Shop Wisely For Your First Home in a Competitive Market

tips for buying your first home

When thinking about buying your first home the process can be overwhelming and time-consuming, especially in a competitive seller’s market when time is crucial. Before diving into the process of shopping for your first home, consider these tips to make the process less daunting and more enjoyable. Think of the future and not just the present when deciding what you ...

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What Is A Prepaid Funeral Plan?

Prepaid Funeral Plan

According to bereavement counsellors, Funeral Zone, the average cost of a funeral in the UK as at the 16th of May 2016 was £4,110 – the actual price, of course, depending on the particular arrangements chosen, the circumstances of the death, and the part of the country in which the funeral is to take place. Whatever way you look at ...

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Things Potential Buyers Wish You Knew About Selling Your House

While you are trying to sell your house, the only contact you will probably have with potential buyers is when they are viewing the property. But, even then, you might be at home if the estate agent shows them around. Because of this lack of contact, there are some things you don’t get to discuss with those buying your house. ...

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Warning, Your Vehicle Could Cost A Lot More Than You Realise

Driving, cycling or riding on the roads can be a lot more expensive than we first assume. When you think about the cost of driving, you probably only consider how much you paid for the vehicle. You might then take into account charges for petrol. You forget all about maintenance, tax, insurance and yes, accidents. All these things could add ...

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After the Accident: Top Tips for Managing Your Money until You Get Back to Work

If you suffer an injury in the workplace, there is a very good chance that physical pain might not be the only thing you experience, as it can also be a painful experience trying to cope with less money coming in while you recuperate. Having an accident at work means that you might have to spend a prolonged period of ...

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Top Personal Finance Tips That Could Change Your Money Mindset

Some people just seem to be naturally better with money than others, but regardless of whether you are already someone who can stretch the dollars in an efficient way or a person who struggles to make ends meet; there are always some new tricks to learn in order to improve your money mindset. Whether you are trying to reset your ...

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A Fit Financial Equation: Lower Your Expenses While Raising Your Income

Want to know the secret to getting rich? It’s a lot simpler than you think, and you’ve probably heard it before. But, odds are, you’re still not doing it. Here’s the trick: spend less than you earn. Yes, that’s it. But, as obvious as it is, it’s still hard, so here’s how successful people manage to do it better than ...

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