Is The Four-Day Week The Way Of The Future

As Stephen Fry pointed out, the working week is a social construct, not a scientific fact.  What’s more, there’s no real backing for it in law, in theory, or in reality.  This means that, in principle, there should be no real barrier to the UK (or anywhere else) adopting a four-day working week.  In practice, […]

Preparing For Your Very Last Move

Death and taxes are both inevitable. It, therefore, makes sense to prepare for both. Unlike filing taxes, preparing for your death can have its interesting side. In particular, you get to plan your own funeral. You also get the satisfaction of knowing that you’ve made life easier for those you’ve left behind. Here are some […]

What Happens To Your Estate If You Die Without Making A Will

You may have seen daytime TV shows involving “heir hunters”.  These people aim to track down the heirs of people who’ve died intestate.  They then help them to claim their inheritance (for a fee). In the real world, intestacy isn’t usually so exciting.  In fact, it can be very frustrating for the people left behind.  […]

Investing So Your Children Can Afford To Move Out

A child’s first day at school is a big moment for both them and their parents.  For most parents, however, it’s also a relief, especially financially.  Even so, time flies and it really won’t be too long before they’re grown up and looking to leave school.  At that point, a parent’s life can start to […]

How Can You Get The Best Value From Your Supermarket

Most people do most of their shopping at supermarkets.  Generally, that’s a sensible option.  Supermarkets usually do offer the most affordable prices overall.  Unfortunately, they’re also places where you can spend a lot of money you didn’t intend or need to.  With that in mind, here are some tips on how to get the best […]

Insurance For The Self-employed

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When you’re self-employed you don’t have employer benefits to fall back on.  In fact, you might even be the employer needing to organise (and pay for) employee benefits.  You’ll definitely be responsible for protecting any assets related to your business.  With that in mind, here is a quick guide to insurance for the self-employed. Start […]

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Bridging Finance

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”4.16″ custom_padding=”0px|||||” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”4.16″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.16″ custom_padding=”|||” global_colors_info=”{}” custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.16″ global_colors_info=”{}”] If you’re an existing homeowner and you want or need to move, there’s a lot to be said for moving into your new property before you sell your old one.  The main advantage is that you […]

What’s the point of a property survey?

You’re not bound by law to have a survey done on a property you’re buying, but while it may feel like an unnecessary expense given all the other costs involved in homebuying, it could actually save money and stress in the longer-term. A survey is basically a health check on a property. If the property […]