Two thirds of Brits (76 percent) consider themselves to be financially literate

Women are leading on household budgets but not making future investments

A study has found that whilst women are leading on budget management and day to day financial planning, they are not investing for the future and less likely than men to invest in stocks and shares. The research by Readly, the digital magazine and newspaper app, reveals how Brits tackle budgeting and financial management and highlights the most popular savings and investment opportunities....

Five Foolproof Ways to Save Money on Your Energy Bills

If you’re sick to death of seeing your energy bills go up each year and are willing to do anything it takes to reduce them, then you’ve come to the right place.

Whether you’re a homeowner, privately rent, or a student, there are lots of things that you can do to save energy, lower your bills, and reduce your carbon footprint in the process. Discover them all below!

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Master Your Money Mindset: Breaking Free from Common Financial Fears and Flourishing Financially

Money talk makes everyone fidget. Whether from excitement or anxiety, the line of distinction is vague. Everyone aspires to be financially independent, but fears rooted in beliefs and negative perceptions hold people back from achieving this.

But as average, reasonable human beings, how can we free ourselves from financial dilemmas? Well, it starts with understanding where these...

Sorting Your Finances for Later Life

Financial planning is a crucial process for ensuring you are living as comfortably as you can be – and ensuring that you will continue to do so. In an economic time mired by cost-of-living crises and wage stagnation , later-life financial planning has never been more important. Addressing your retirement plan sooner rather than later is key to making the right choices for yourself; where,...

Deposit Bonus Versus No-Deposits Bonus in Forex Trading Explained

Choosing a deposit bonus versus a no-deposit bonus option is one of the first steps to make when you get ready to enter the forex market. Both options have their benefits, but it is vital to review their drawbacks as well to ensure you make an informed decision that aligns with your goals and budget.

Main considerations when choosing deposit versus no-deposit in the forex market...

Navigating your retirement income choices for 2024

As you approach retirement, it’s likely that you will be looking at ways you can add to the State Pension of £203.85 per week. While the State Pension provides a foundation, making the best decision about your other options can enhance your lifestyle for the years ahead.

Many of us will of course have some form of fund built up in at least one pension scheme. But understanding the...

These are the items that have seen the largest annual hikes in price

What to drop from your supermarket shop

The latest analysis by finance experts, RIFT , has revealed which items are best left out of your shopping basket having seen the largest annual hikes in price, with the average cost of supermarket food items increasing by 11.6% in the last year alone - that’s £0.44p per item.

RIFT analysed the latest data from the Office for National Statistics on the average price of food and drink...

Reasons why you should consider financial advice

Among the different components involved in your financial journey, few can be as beneficial as financial advice from an expert.

Whether you’ve already looked into this before, or you’re new to the concept of financial advice, let’s look at some of the many reasons why you should consider using it to help build your wealth effectively…

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Smart Money Moves: Tips to Save and Invest Your Hard-Earned Cash

In a world where financial stability is the key to a more secure future, it's essential for you to make informed decisions about saving and investing your hard-earned, well-deserved money. With this in mind, we've consulted financial experts to compile a comprehensive guide on how to maximise your savings and make wise investment choices.

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How to scale your trading portfolio

If you’ve started trading different markets and experienced a bit of success, knowing how to efficiently scale up your operations can help turn a side hustle into a full-time endeavour.

Scaling up can take many forms and doesn’t necessarily mean simply sinking more time and money into things – although this is of course an obvious method!

Read on for some more ways in which...

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