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5 Steps Towards Financial Security

Posted by / February 16, 2022

Financial security: it’s one of the most crucial ingredients in the recipe for peace of mind. The idea that you’ve planned for the future can make the present twice as comfortable. In a post-Covid world, we are more aware that job security is rarely certain. But that doesn’t mean financial security is totally off-limits. Take these steps to make your money work harder for your future. 1. Assess your collateral List your incomes. Tally up your outgoings. Compile an inventory […]

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Is income protection right for you?

Posted by / August 9, 2021

Are you considering an income protection policy? For many people, the security and peace of mind it can give represents fantastic value for money. But there are some important matters to consider on getting a policy that helps protect your income. Let’s take a look at the ins and outs to help you answer the question: is income protection right for you? What is income protection? Income protection is designed to protect you financially if illness or injury leaves you […]

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8 Tips for locking down your family budget

Posted by / May 27, 2020

If you’re living from payday to payday on the edge of your overdraft, it’s time to get budgeting. You don’t deserve the anxiety of peering at your account balance through closed fingers from behind the sofa. A family needs financial responsibility. So reach for your calculator and grab those bank statements. Just a small investment of time could make a big difference to your cash flow. Here are some tips for getting a family budget in place. 1. Fetch the […]

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6 Tips to Get Your Finances in Order in Your 30’s & 40’s

Posted by / April 30, 2019

6 tips to get your finances in order in your 30s and 40s

With you twenties behind you, your thirties and forties have the power to define your financial fortunes not just for now, but for many years to come. You don’t want financial stresses to ruin what can be some of the happiest days of your life, nor do you want to kick the financial can down the lane for later years. Here are a few tips to grips with your finances through the fabulous thirties and forties. Make a will. Don’t […]

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6 income protection myths that could harm your financial security

Posted by / March 20, 2019

6 income protection myths

We can’t all be financial experts. But you should at least be an expert with your own finances. Unfortunately it can be hard to separate the fact from the fiction and the pros from the cons with some financial products. Income protection cover has helped countless professionals protect their financial security when illness or injury temporarily left them unable to work. Yet some frustrating misconceptions prevent many people from exploring how income protection could benefit them. It’s time to bust […]

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Why women are less prepared for financial difficulties

Posted by / April 26, 2018

There are plenty of great things about being a woman. Financial prosperity isn’t one of them. That’s if you believe the data collated from a number of studies, which suggest that women have far less financial resilience than men. From debt and savings to income and pensions, women of all ages tend to be worse off than their male counterparts. So what’s the cost of arbitrarily lacking a Y chromosome? And how can you better protect yourself from financial risks? […]

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15 tips to get your finances back on track in 2018

Posted by / January 28, 2018

You started 2018 with such good intentions. Then the credit card and utility bills came along to dent your doormat and derail your financial ambitions, before you even had chance to begin. A cycle of credit card repayments, overdrafts, store cards and loan repayments can leave you in a precarious financial position. But with a mix of guts and guile you can get your finances back on track for the rest of 2018. The journey won’t be easy, but it […]

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