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When a 10% loss is still a 50% gain

I received a very interesting email from a MM user last week, asking me what the best way to save for his retirement was?
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8 more ways to get money back from the tax man

Following on from the article posted on Tuesday, as promised, I am continuing with the theme of getting money back from Revenue and in this article, I am going to focus on eight areas, all of which can put money back into your account, where it belongs.
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Missing out? The top 10 tax reliefs not being claimed.

When I ask people what their largest monthly outgoing is, they invariably say it’s their mortgage or...
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Saving v Paying off Debt – which is better?

I received an email from a MM user last week, enquiring whether she should try and accelerate the repayment of some debt she had, or should she use what surplus funds she had each month to save instead?
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Cheaper engagement rings could mean longer marriages

There was a study carried out recently, by two economic professors at Emory University – Andrew M. Francis and Hugo M. Mialon who analysed data from 3,000 married or once-married couples, where they sought to...
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The Bankers Secret

There was an excellent book released in the mid 1990’s called the Bankers Secret, written by Marc Eisenson. And I’m not sure if Eisenson’s use of the word secret...
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Is free advice, the most expensive you can get?

There are many reasons you may look for financial advice, house purchase, planning for retirement, a lump sum investment etc. and you want to make the right decision, so finding an adviser who will help, and is the right fit for you is important.
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How to lower your interest rate without moving lenders

Despite some banks offering cash back incentives and lowering rates to lure mortgage holders into moving their...
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Drive away from car repayments using the half rule

There was an excellent report released by the insurer Aviva, called Family Finances.
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You don’t know what you don’t know.

I met a gentleman last week who told me he was great at making financial decisions, the only problem was that they were always terrible.
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