Author Archives: Shelley McCarthy

Marital bliss with money during Marriage Week UK

Marital bliss with your money is an important consideration for those in a marriage, especially during Marriage Week UK. Marriage …

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Reform stamp duty surcharge proposals

It’s easy to get the impression that chancellor George Osborne isn’t the biggest fan of private landlords. In his recent …

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Do you know how much you spend each year?

Do you know how much you spend each year? Understanding your household expenditure is an important part of a Financial …

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What would you do with a £100,000 inheritance?

Relying on an inheritance to realise your financial goals in life might not be the smartest strategy. I wrote last …

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How to save yourself from financial anxiety

How can you save yourself from financial anxiety? Financial anxiety is on the rise again in the UK, returning to …

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Six key tax announcements at the Autumn Statement

George Osborne was on his feet for over an hour to deliver his Autumn Statement and Spending Review last Wednesday. …

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Relying on both incomes to survive

If you’re part of a couple, do you rely on both incomes to survive? According to a new study by …

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Who wears the financial trousers in your house?

Who wears the trousers in your household when it comes to personal finances? Two thirds of UK households take joint …

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Couples & families need financial advice

When it comes to money, it’s important to involve your family in the most important decisions. This often means bringing …

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Population projections & dependency ratios

Something interesting is happening to the size and shape of the UK population. Last week saw the publication of a …

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