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Simple Ways To Minimise CGT

The Individual Savings Account (ISA) is the only way by which an individual can totally avoid capital gains tax on direct investment whilst retaining …

Investing

How gold is taxed

Stop! Don’t click away! You haven’t stumbled onto an old post from 2011, when the gold price was soaring and it looked as though paranoid people with …

Finance

On Feeling Inadequate as a Photographer

My life is pretty good. I live in one of the coolest cities in the world (Toronto), I have a lot of close friends, good family, an amazing girlfriend …

Towns the UK property boom forgot: ‘We sold at a £410,000 loss’

Photograph: Michael Walter /Troika<p>Ferryhill terraces sell for half their 2007 prices.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/8/27/1440690854276/064c0f74-afce-43df-84f1-77c1a2cc1f32-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Michael Walter /Troika<p>Ferryhill terraces sell for half their 2007 …

County Down

Croydon Beats Chelsea as London Investors Chase Rental Returns

The fastest-rising neighborhood in London’s property market isn’t posh Knightsbridge or hip Shoreditch, it’s Thornton Heath, an unglamorous suburb of …

Booking This Way Could Let You Travel For Way Cheaper

<i>by Barbara Peterson, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Courtesy of Fareness.com<p><b>For flexible flyers, a Silicon Valley startup has devised a whole new way to plan breaks.</b><p>A new flight-search site, Fareness.com, launched this week with an ambitious aim: to slash the amount of time and aggravation involved in booking …

Silicon Valley

Couples Who Do This Together Are Happier

Study after study has shown that laughing is good for the soul. But now we know something else: sharing giggles with a romantic partner keeps the …

Recharge During The Commute: England's New Motorways Power Electric Cars In Motion

England may just be building the highways of the future.<p>This month, the Brits announced a pilot for electric motorways. Yes, that’s correct. You can charge your electric vehicle while driving, minimizing stop times at charging stations and making it easier to do a road trip in a Tesla.<p>The UK is not …

HSBC took £4,000 out of my life savings

When a transfer of £95,000 to New Zealand went wrong, I was told it was my fault<p><b>In April I sent two electronic payments – my life savings – totalling £95,000 from my HSBC current account in the UK, direct into my ANZ bank personal account in New Zealand. I used the HSBC online banking service and</b> …

Conceptual Understanding in Mathematics

The Common Core Standards in Mathematics stress the importance of conceptual understanding as a key component of mathematical expertise. Alas, in my …

After 5 years of practicing mindfulness meditation, I've realized why people think it's impossible

RelaxingMusic / Flickr<p>I started practicing mindfulness meditation five years ago, when I was an English teacher living in Seoul, South Korea.<p>I'd sit …

12 Hidden Gifts of Not Pursuing Happiness

<i>“We need much less than we think we need.” —Maya Angelou</i><p>Life is difficult.<p>And so it is only natural for you as a human to gravitate towards happiness.<p>…