Tag Archive | "Rule Of Thumb"

How to Improve Your Credit Score

Sunday, June 9, 2013

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If you find yourself with a less-than-desirable credit score, it needn’t be the end of the world as there are numerous ways of improving your score. It can sometimes seem like an impossible task if you’re stuck in a quagmire of late payments and old debt, but here are some tips that you might find […]

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The Twenty-Something Guide to Saving

Saturday, October 6, 2012

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The Twenty-Something Guide to Saving

When you are in school, you learn the skills you will need to take with you to find your first job.  While some schools do offer classes on how to save, only finance students really take anything away from these classes that they will use in real life.  Once you get your first job, you […]

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How to Get a Tax Rebate in the UK

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

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How to Get a Tax Rebate in the UK

When people in the UK change jobs or become self-employed, part-time employed or a contract worker they should, in theory, pay less tax. The problem is that the taxman (also known as HMRC) doesn’t always update your tax code and it means that millions of people are paying too much tax. If you’re anything like […]

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Family Business: Perspectives on Lending Money to Family

Monday, April 9, 2012

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Family Business: Perspectives on Lending Money to Family

Personal finance advice is usually comprised of lessons in budgeting, best practices in credit card usage, and saving strategies. As important as these concepts are, in the real world, personal finance is often much messier and more complex than most advice columns make it out to be. Courses in personal finance will warn you about […]

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Pay Cut, Cut Back: Simple Ways to Save

Sunday, January 29, 2012

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Pay Cut, Cut Back: Simple Ways to Save

A great rule of thumb to follow: you receive a pay cut, now you must cut back. All the luxuries you relished before your bank account got smaller will have to end. You won’t miss them, the little things you enjoyed before can be replaced with other things: Stop Memberships. Common memberships are gym, tanning […]

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