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'Toxic' car finance could work out as the best way to pay for a new car

As Britain’s appetite for driving the newest and flashiest cars shows no signs of abating, the Bank of England has issued apocalyptic warnings about the state of the motor finance industry.<p>Banks are “failing to learn the lessons of the past”, said governor Mark Carney last month as he commented on …

Saying ‘yes’ to more work can be the best thing you ever do for your career

We have all, at one time or another, felt exasperated when our boss comes to us asking us to do more work. Again? Doesn’t anyone see what we’re …

19 Times Scottish People Were Absolute Fucking Geniuses

Well, we are the nation that invented the TV, what else did you expect?

Sky is giving its mobile customers a new phone every year

Sky says it's the first time consumers have been able to receive a brand new phone without paying upgrade, admin or delivery fees.

Could property pay for your retirement?

Property, it's fair to say, is our national obsession. For many of us, our home is our castle.<p>And when we're not glued to Location, Location, …

Finance

How to Create a LinkedIn Post That 78% of Your Network Will Engage With

One month ago, I was helping my friend with his social media marketing. (He’s a digital agency owner.)“What social media channel is the most …

5 Things Startups Must Know About Logo Design

A logo establishes some semblance of professionalism. While your startup may be working out of your mom's basement, a logo shows customers that you're an actual business.<p>As an entrepreneur, there's always a defining moment where an idea becomes more than an idea. You know, that moment when you say …

A little-watched economic indicator is warning of a coming storm for the UK economy

Despite record high levels of employment, Brits are now the most worried about the state of their finances since mid-2014.<p>"UK households reported the greatest pressure on their finances in nearly two years during May. This was signalled by the seasonally adjusted Household Finance Index (HFI) …

British airlines 'unlawfully' pocketing £300m in tax paid by passengers

British airlines have unlawfully pocketed nearly £300m in taxes paid by passengers who have cancelled or missed their flights, barristers say, as they prepare to take legal action to help millions of passengers get their money back.<p>For years, carriers including British Airways, Ryanair, Monarch, …

Finance

20 Ways To Improve Your Finances In Under 20 Minutes

Some important financial moves are painful, time consuming, or both. Tackling mountains of debt or complex estate planning come to mind. Yet many smart financial steps are simple and take just a few minutes.<p>These simple steps can increase our savings, decrease our spending, or make us smart …

Personal Finance

Here's the secret life of the money in your pension pot - it will make you angry

What actually happens to the money that goes into your pension each month? Most of us try not to think about such things. Isn’t life boring and …

Finance