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BLOG: An expert’s warning to all amateur property investors

Roly Weaver started investing in UK property in 2002. By 2008, the income from his property portfolio exceeded his salary. Here, he imparts invaluable advice to novice investors.

Buy to Let | 26 Mar 2014

Top tips for booking a cheaper holiday

We reveal some of the industry's best tips and tricks to help save you money on your next holiday.

Savings | 27 Feb 2014

BLOG: Five income drawdown tips

Towry's Andy James offers five top tips on how to maximise the benefits of income drawdown.

Retirement | 03 Jan 2014

BLOG: Why 0% commission isn't all it seems

It pays to do a little exchange rate homework before you travel, writes Daniel Abrahams.

FX | 13 Dec 2013

BLOG: Essential money saving advice for students

Six tips from the experts at student discount site, UNiDAYS.

Savings | 09 Dec 2013

How to reduce your tax bill

Less tax should mean higher returns for you and your beneficiaries.

Tax | 25 Oct 2013
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Four questions you must (but possibly wouldn't think to) ask your mortgage lender

Getting a mortgage can be stressful at the best of times, and it is easy to overlook the small details that end up costing a lot later on.

Mortgages | 23 Jul 2013

Five top tips for retiring abroad

Fancy spending your twilight years away from the UK? David Fuller of currency exchange specialist Halo Financial shares five tips to consider before emigrating.

Retirement | 16 Jul 2013

Five top tips for student landlords

Renting to students can be a profitable venture but it pays to be prepared.

Student Letting | 12 Jul 2013

Ten top tips for buying a house at auction

You can pick up a bargain when you buy property at auction, but it pays to know exactly what you are doing.

Mortgages | 10 Jul 2013

The questions your estate agent fears you'll ask...

Brits spent a staggering £2bn last year on estate agent fees. Follow these tips to make sure you ask the right questions and get your money’s worth...

Mortgages | 27 Jun 2013

The return of the Avon lady: how you can become a direct seller...

Could you do with some extra cash? Join the thousands of people who've started direct selling.

Savings | 14 Jun 2013

Birthdays on the breadline: throw a kid's party without breaking the bank

How to plan a party while on a tight budget.

Savings | 15 May 2013

Top tips for selling your home

With competition in the home sales market hotting up, the National Association of Estate Agents offers advice on getting ahead of the game.

Mortgage Basics | 09 May 2013
Met Police warns of mobile phone thefts in London

How to keep mobile devices out of the hands of thieves

The average Brit now carries around over £4,000 worth of technology on them at any one time. Follow our tips to keep what is yours, yours.

Insurance | 30 Apr 2013

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