Articles written by Catherine Stern

Woman buying a car

How to cut petrol costs

Whether you travel a lot or only do a few miles a week, petrol costs can soon add up. However, it can be easier than you think to save money on your fuel. With just a few simple tips you could reduce the amount you spend and this doesn’t have to mean leaving the car

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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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How Facebook can help your business

If you run your own business, you might not realise how useful Facebook can be. As well as being a tool for sharing family photos, it’s also a great way of building up a loyal following and promoting your business. Source of information When potential customers are searching for information about a business, they will

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How to haggle on the highstreet

We’re always looking for ways to save money, but the high street isn’t always the first place that springs to mind. You shouldn’t be afraid to try and get a discount off products wherever you are. This isn’t just for smaller shops or holiday markets; you can get some big savings from well known brands

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How to save money when you're over 60

Using a pension to lower your tax bill

Whatever your income level, contributing to a pension is an effective ways to lower your tax bill. As well as costing you less overall, you’re also investing in your retirement, which could provide you with a better standard of living in the future. It’s never too early to start planning for later life and putting money

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which expenses can my limited company claim

Which expenses can my limited company claim?

When you first form a limited company the rules surrounding what expenses you can claim for can appear complicated. You can only claim an expense as tax deductable if it’s a legitimate business cost. This means something that’s been bought just to be used for the business and is needed for its successful running. Here

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