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What are the best ways to save

What are the best ways to save

‘Savings!’ Remember that word? With the credit crunch and austerity taking centre stage in recent years, the idea of having a few pennies to put away for a rainy day has felt like a distant memory. This WAS the rainy day. But with a glimmer of light starting to appear at the end of that

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Emergency Tax Explained

Emergency Tax Explained

The world of tax can be a confusing place at times. For the most part we usually end up trusting our employers and the tax office to get it right but now and again something crops up that we really need to be aware of. Emergency tax is one of those things. What is emergency

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Investing In Shares

Investing In Shares

There was a time when investing in shares was seen as the realm of the yuppie. However, times change and these days investing in shares is much more popular. One reason for this is accessibility – the Internet has made buying and sharing shares a much less daunting prospect, now anyone with some spare cash

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Keeping your savings protected

Keeping your savings protected

There was a time when no one thought twice about placing money in a bank or building society for safe keeping. And then we had the financial crisis and a few big name banks collapsed. Panic set in. While this may now seem like a distant nightmare it has left a scar that may never

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what is emergency tax

What is emergency tax

If your wages are looking a little light this month, but you’re not sure why, it’s worth taking a closer look at your pay slip. It’s possible that your employer has put you on an emergency tax code because it doesn’t know which one you should really be on, meaning that you might have paid

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tax liabilities as a landlord

How to save money on tax

We all have to pay some form of tax, but there are ways in which you can save money on tax. This guide shows you some of the best ways of reducing your tax commitments. Check your tax code This might seem simple, but most people don’t pay attention to their tax code. However, if

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