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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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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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How to hit that savings sweet spot

In some sports you might hear a reference to hitting the sweet spot and that term is used when for example a tennis ball hits the perfect spot on the racket, or when a golf ball impacts the club at a point where it produces the best possible shot.
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The 1% rule – budgeting for annual home improvements

Whenever I ask people to record for me what they typically spend their money on each month i.e. a monthly budget....
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How Emotions Drive Bad Financial Decisions (And How Your Money Multiple Can Overcome Them)

There are many reasons put forward by people when I speak to them about their finances and ask them to explain...
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