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5 reasons to take out critical illness insurance

Critical illness insurance is designed to pay out a tax-free lump sum if you are diagnosed with a critical illness. It’s not considered essential

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Money saving tips

How can I reduce my monthly spending?

Saving money is all about changing your habits. If you’re spending more than you earn, then you can change your finances without necessarily cutt

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Buy a property

Can I buy a house on minimum wage?

The current minimum wage in the UK for over 21’s is £7.38 (over 25’s £7.83). However, with the rising cost of house prices, what are the

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Lifestyle

The importance of protecting your lifestyle

You wouldn’t think twice about protecting your home or your car, but surely it’s just as important to protect your lifestyle?

When we sa

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sell your home in winter

Top tips to sell your home in Winter

It can be a challenge to sell your home in the dreary winter months, when everything looks a bit drab and grey.  However, not everyone can wait un

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Happy man mortgage free

Will I ever be mortgage free?

Being completely mortgage free at a relatively young age may seem like a pipe dream, particularly when typical mortgage terms last for around 25 to

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