How To Manage The Money From Your Side Gig – Part 2

Last week, we brought you up to speed on the basics of managing the finances from any freelance employment that you do to bring in some extra cash – what’s commonly known as a side gig.

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How To Manage The Money From Your Side Gig – Part 1

‘Side gig’ has become a popular term to describe those little extra jobs that can help you earn a few extra quid to tide you over before payday, put towards a savings goal or use as spending money if your main salary is all already accounted for.

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What You Need To Know About 'Name Check'

What You Need To Know About ‘Name Check’

You may have seen the news announcing that, on top of existing security checks, banks are going to start verifying the name of the recipient when you transfer money into another account.

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What Is The Real Cost Of University?

Whether you’re fresh out of college or looking to return as a mature student, going to university can be a fulfilling experience that offers education as well as the chance to upskill in your field.

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How Should You Teach Your Kids About Money?

How Should You Teach Your Kids About Money?

Youngsters can’t be expected to suddenly get the hang of managing their finances: it’s a skill that needs to be actively learned, not picked up along the way.

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How To Explain Existing Bad Credit

If you’ve run into financial difficulty in the past then it might have left its mark on your credit file: defaulted payments are visible on your record for a number of years, and might lead to you being turned down if you apply for further credit in the future.

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The Art Of The Balance Transfer

One financial tool which is extremely underutilised – but can also be incredibly helpful – is the balance transfer credit card.

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Eat Cheap: Budget Dining 101

Does a large chunk of your monthly income disappear on groceries, take-out or restaurant dining?

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Bank of England Raises Interest Rates: What Does It Mean for You?

The Bank of England has raised the interest rate from 0.5% to 0.75% – the first rise since 2009.

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Breaking The Paycheck To Paycheck Cycle – How (And Why) To Make It Happen

Do you spend the latter part of every month holding your breath for the next payday?

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The Best Online Alternatives To Ebay For Buying And Selling - eBay

The Best Online Alternatives To Ebay For Buying And Selling

Whether you’re looking to buy an irresistible bargain, or trying to shift some unwanted goods, your online go-to has always been internet auction house, eBay.

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How To Give Up Cash

How To Give Up Cash

Cash machines are disappearing from the streets of Britain at a rate of 300 per month. Now, debit cards have, for the very first time, overtaken cash usage – with 13.2 billion transactions to 13.1 billion.

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Cash Out, Cards In: Debit Cards Overtake Cash For The First Time

It’s now official: debit cards have finally outpaced cash usage for the very first time.

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How Much Debt Is Too Much?

We’ve gone from a nation of savers to a nation of borrowers – taking out credit cards, dipping into our overdrafts and using payday loans to combat ever-rising prices and to fund our 21st century lifestyles.

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Revolut To Introduce Commission-Free Stock Trading To UK

Revolut, the London-based fintech start-up, has announced plans to launch commission-free stock trading.

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Next Steps When You’re Made Redundant

Losing a job – a lot of us have been there and know the horrible sinking feeling that accompanies your last paycheque.

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Stop paying too much for your phone bill

The monthly phone bill is one of those expenses that can seem to slip under the radar – you realise that you need more data each month, so you let them up your tariff by a fiver… you upgrade to the latest model and your plan goes up again.

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Boost Your Credit Score Without Taking More Debt

It feels like a catch-22 situation: you can’t take out credit cards, loans or mortgages without a good credit score, but in order to build your credit score you need to use a credit card or make loan repayments.

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Money-saving Tips That Aren’t Worth Your Time

We love saving money. So it stands to reason that we also love money saving-tips… but only when they’re actually likely to help.

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How Much Is £10,000 Worth In Today’s World?

In the headlines this week, we’ve seen the recommendation that every 25-year-old is given a one-off payment of £10,000 to help address the growing imbalance between generations.

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Aim For Sustainable, Not Extreme Finances

When you decide to make a lifestyle change, it’s easy to go for an all or nothing approach – after all, you want to see results as quickly as you can.

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4 Reasons Why Your Budget Failed – And How To Fix It

4 Reasons Why Your Budget Failed – And How To Fix It

For anyone trying to take control of their finances, creating and managing a budget is absolutely vital. Here, you can see all your earnings and assess your out-goings.

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Pension Auto-enrolment: What’s Next?

Pension Auto-enrolment: What’s Next?

If you’re a worker in the UK then you already know about auto-enrolment.

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All-In-One Smart Card Soon To Launch In UK – And Your Wallet Will Thank You

So, we can all see how technology has changed the way we live, the way we work and even the way we shop for those to-die-for deals, right?

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5 Financial Factors Your New Start-up Should Consider

5 Financial Factors Your New Start-up Should Consider

You’re planning on starting a new business. Congratulations! This is an exciting time for any entrepreneur, whether you’re a seasoned business owner or a rookie start-up.

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Grow Your Business With These Three Tips

Grow Your Business With These Three Tips

If you are an entrepreneur or a business owner, no doubt one of your key goals is to grow your business.

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Attracting Talent Is A Tricky Business: Here's What To Do

Attracting Talent Is A Tricky Business: Here’s What To Do

Talent is rare, but when you find it, you can dramatically increase the effectiveness of your business. But how do you get it?

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Top Tips For Speeding Up A House Sale In Winter

Top Tips For Speeding Up A House Sale In Winter

Selling a house in summer is relatively easy, with plenty of sunshine and a great looking garden to entice potential buyers.

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4 Quick Tips To Starting An Online Business

4 Quick Tips To Starting An Online Business

Starting an online business is something just about anybody can do, whether you want to take the plunge and make it your full time gig, or whether you want to do it on the side of your regular job to see what happens.

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Asset Financing – How to Avoid Fraud

Asset Financing – How to Avoid Fraud

There’s no doubt about it; UK firms are increasingly inclined to seek out alternative methods of financing in the current climate.

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