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BlueHost stop prorated refunds on web hosting - still no monthly payment option

One of the biggest suppliers of web hosting, BlueHost, will no longer give prorated refunds to customers after 30 days. You will still get a 100% …

5 Reasons Why Blogging Is So Much Better Than A "Traditional" Job

You want to run a successful blog and make a living online. And I don’t blame you. It’s an amazing thing to do.<p>However, over the years that I have …

Inspiration

5 Driving Myths That Really Don’t Save You Money

It’s a question every car owner asks themselves at some point: ‘Is it costing me too much?’ Sure, we may love our cars – that explains why we …

Pinterest results from using the BoardBooster free trial to schedule pins

Pinterest can be a good source of traffic if you make money from blogging or owning any other type of website. However, it does take time to build up …

Social Media Marketing

I Was a Shy Entrepreneur: Here's What I Wish I Knew

Hindsight is 20/20, and this entrepreneur shares what would've been helpful to know earlier on in his journey.<p><i>Editor's note: We asked noted entrepreneurs to reflect on what they wish they'd known starting out and to put it in a letter to their younger selves. Logan Chierotti started and sold three</i> …

Success

These 5 self-defeating excuses keep you from getting richer

There are lots of things you know perfectly well that you should do, but don't <i>—</i> from eating less junk food to getting more sleep. Making a budget is …

How Dividends Can Cost You Money

Traders work on the floor before the closing bell of the Dow Jones at the New York Stock Exchange, March 24, 2017 in New York. / AFP PHOTO / Bryan R. Smith (Photo credit should read BRYAN R. SMITH/AFP/Getty Images)<p>Given that the human lifespan has risen globally, first in wealthy nations like the …

Investing

Pausing a personal pension to pursue other priorities

The title of this post sums up what I’m doing at the moment. The train of thought here is; how long should you pause a personal pension to invest …

Abundance Investment review after selling my holdings

Abundance Investment is a company that let’s you put money into sustainable projects in return for capital gains. Projects include wind farms and …

Financial Conduct Authority

8 Ways to Get a Free Vacation

Think you can't afford to take a vacation, or just looking for ways to travel on the cheap? Then, check out these free vacation options:<p>1<p>World Wide …

Casino cashback offers: how to make guaranteed profits!

In this article I’m going to guide you through how to take advantage of casino cashback offers to make hundreds of pounds. Using these opportunities …

Money

Struggling with the constant battle of opportunity cost

At the moment I am working hard to try and get my blog off the ground. The reason is I think it has decent prospects long-term and I want to give it …

Setting up a WordPress blogging schedule to make things easier

This is the first post to be published on this new blog, so I guess I should start by saying hi! I’m Chris and I will be writing all the content …

You can kiss 10% stock returns goodbye

Maybe you’re expecting the stock market over the coming decade to match its historical annualized total return of 10%.<p>Fuggedaboutit. We’ll be lucky if the S&P 500 (SPX) gains 4% annually on a price-only basis over the next decade or so.<p>This sobering forecast is based on the outsized role that …

These Are The Most Affordable Places To Live Based On Your Actual Earnings

Enter your postcode to compare the average income in your area with rent and house prices.<p>To understand the full scale of Britain’s housing crisis you have to go local. And it’s not just about comparing house prices and rents across different regions.<p>We took average rents and house prices for areas …

How to Save Money on All of Your Car Expenses

Owning a car is likely one of your largest personal expenses, and while it will always be one of the bigger expenditures on your personal budget, …

Personal Finance

Royal Mail squeeze stamp prices higher by 1p from March 27th 2017

Royal Mail have announced that the price of stamps will rise, by 1p, from March the 27th. This will mean the price of a first class stamp is 65p and …

Money

As Apple’s stock keeps setting records, analysts predict it will rise even higher

Since Apple reported its latest earnings, its stock has been on a bull run, busting through its previous all-time highs. But perhaps even more incredible is that analysts are convinced that the world’s most valuable company is going to continue climbing higher.<p>A lot higher.<p>Apple’s stock closed …

Markets

Ask a Fool: How much of my money should be in stocks?

Knowing proper asset allocation can allow you to maximize your long-term gains, without taking on excessive risk.<p><b>Q: How much of my investments should be in stocks, and how much in bonds?</b><p>Whether you're investing in a 401(k), an IRA, or are simply investing in your own brokerage account, the basics …

Stocks

Virtually Everyone Agrees That Current Stock Market Valuations Are Not Sustainable And That A Great Crash Is Coming

Current stock market valuations are not sustainable. If there is one thing I want you to remember from this article, it is that cold, hard fact. In …

The Difference Between Stocks and Bonds

Investing isn’t as hard as most people think, but there’s a lot of jargon to learn. Stocks and bonds are two common terms that come to mind when you …

5 things you should always put on your credit card

In Today’s 'Money Matters', Nicole Lapin discusses 5 things you should always put on your credit card, and why.<p><b>1. Appliances and Electronics</b><p>Many …

Why I think now is an excellent time to sort your personal finances – beware the Brexit hangover!

Originally published here: Why I think now is an excellent time to sort your personal finances – beware the Brexit hangover!A look at how to strength …

Money