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Five Questions to Ask Yourself Each Month

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Good personal finance comes from fantastic organisation, a sprinkle of discipline and of course following the golden rule: spending less than you earn. Here are the five questions to ask yourself each month.


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Strength and Patience in Times of Change

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We all know Benjamin Franklin’s famous quote, don’t we? ‘In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes’. Well I’d like to add a third thing to that list and that is that life always changes. Very rarely do we stay in the same situation for our entire lives. We move home, we change jobs, we have children, and sadly, even marriage is far from a done deal these days. Our situation in life changes constantly and as a result we will always be faced with times of transition.


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Preparing Financially for a Baby

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What are the biggest children related costs that you have discovered? Or, better yet – Have you got any advice for me as a first time dad?


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Savings and debt before marriage: Whose money is this?

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For the past few years, most of my friends have been getting married or moving in with significant others, and oftentimes the question arises: when it is time to merge your finances, what do you do about the money you had before you knew each other?


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Are you richer than your grandparents?

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According to The Telegraph, people born in the 60s and 70s will be worse off than their parents when they retire, unless they receive a big inheritance. Find out if you are richer than your grandparents.


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With the explosion of companies focusing on longevity, can you afford to retire?

moneybulldog.co.uk

You may remember that recently we wrote a post on this blog about whether the government should be able to force people to save for their retirement


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Are we prepared for the challenges of increased longevity?

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Human beings have been seeking ways to prolong life and fight ageing for centuries, even millennia. Be it through natural remedies, medical advances, simple anti-ageing creams or more modern and complex cosmetic procedures, many people do all that they can to look younger and live longer.


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Best Budgeting Tools: Our Recommended Apps for Tracking Your Cash

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Below are some of the most popular budgeting tools. Consider your personal financial style and choose an app that works well with your individual money needs.


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Why You Should Splurge Sometimes

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We often think of splurging as a bad thing. Without splurges, however, life wouldn’t be nearly as fun. Plus, with carefully considered splurges, you can actually improve your finances. Here’s why you should splurge sometimes (and how to do it responsibly):


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Why You Shouldn't Use the 30 Percent Rule

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One of the most common financial rules of thumb is the “30 percent rule” for buying a home. Like many financial rules of thumb, though, the 30 percent rule is best taken with a grain of salt.


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