The Importance of Having Insurance

The Importance of Having Insurance

If you work in the legal sector then you’ve probably come across hundreds of different types of insurance. However you may not have thought about having your own insurance. Because you work in the legal world and have many years’ experience of the law you probably think that you can get away with not having it. But it’s especially important for lawyers and those in the legal world to make sure they are covered. Lawyers handle so much sensitive information every day of their working lives. Their legal clients rely…

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How to Save Money on Days Out and Holidays

How to Save Money on Days Out and Holidays

Families often struggle with budgeting for their summer holidays and days out during school breaks. The good news is that you don’t have to spend a fortune if you learn the small tricks only a handful of parents know about. Whether you are planning to go to the beach or visit a popular seaside town for the day, there are plenty of ways you can make your money go further. Below you’ll find a few tips on how to enjoy time with your family more for less. Book Midweek When…

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Choosing a Place to Live That Suits Your Budget

choosing a place to live

Choosing a place to live is one of the most challenging decisions that you can make in your life. And when you are buying a property, it instantly becomes that little bit more challenging. As well as finding an area which feels like home, you also have to think about how your budget is going to stretch to accommodate the move ahead of you. To give you a bit of a hand with this decision, we are going to talk through a few of the points which you need to…

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Making The Most From The Sale Of Your Property And How You Can Do It

real estate sale

Buying and selling a home is actually one of the most stressful things anyone can do. There is so much to think about and consider. Legal paperwork and deeds, the exchanging of large amounts of money, having the financial backing in terms of mortgage agreements and actually the physical act of moving from one place to another. It is exhausting from start to finish let me tell you. But selling your home is where you can make the most impact in terms of the money side of things. Your home…

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The Downsides of Delegating Tasks to Contractors or Employees

employee or contractor

Conventional wisdom in the Information Age dictates that web entrepreneurs or like-minded business folk hire contractors or other lesser-paid workers to perform tasks for the company owner. Indeed, there are benefits to delegating work, as reported by People HR. Whereas assigning others tasks that don’t need to be done by a person who runs a self-employed business, for example, can save time for the person at the helm, such a move isn’t always as beneficial as touted. As a person who runs a successful publishing company, I’ve experienced the downfalls…

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Good Time Management in the Work Place

Good Time Management

We’ve all heard the term ‘time management’ and have probably thought that it’s some kind of management speak that doesn’t really mean an awful lot. Well what if we told you that you couldn’t be more wrong. Time management is a key part of being a productive worker and employee and can make the difference between getting by and excelling at your job. Time management is the process which involves deciding how to organise your time at work. This means deciding which tasks are a priority and should be done…

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The Legalities of Buying a House 

Just what are the legalities of buying a house

Buying a house is an exciting time, but if you are a first time buyer it can get fairly confusing. Being a first time buyer, you may not be aware of the legal side of buying and this can leave you feeling lost and ready to give up.  However, there is a lot of information out there designed to help out people just like you. Not only is there advice available online but there are many solicitors out there who specialise in property law and are happy to help people…

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Why SEO can help your business

Why SEO can help your business!

When posed with the question of ‘What digital marketing approach is best for your business?’, it is important to gain an understanding into the different types of digital marketing and how they can help improve your overall digital marketing approach. What is SEO? SEO or Search Engine Optimisation, put simply, is the process of getting traffic from the organic search results on search engines. In order to make web pages appear higher in the search results, the process of SEO is used to shape a website according to Google’s algorithm.…

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The importance of having Personal Insurance

importance of personal insurance

Personal Insurance  Unfortunately, it is a sad fact of life that bad things will happen. Perhaps you’ll get sick, or have to miss work due to unforeseen circumstances, you may even be in an accident. While we hope that you are fortunate enough to never have this happen, it’s always good to be prepared. That’s where personal insurance comes in.  Most people will have heard of insurance, and probably even have cover on their home or car. This means that you pay a certain amount each month or year and…

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You Can’t Hide From Your Finances Forever!

Hiding your finances

There are a lot of things in life that can cause you anxiety and worry. Your job, your friends, your family, all of these things can be a source of stress from time to time. But there’s no denying that there’s one thing that causes more stress than any other. One thing that millions of people lie awake at night worrying about every single day. That thing is, of course, money. Even if you’re the kind of person who doesn’t think that money is that important to a happy life,…

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Getting Started With Shares – Useful Tips For Beginners

getting started with shares

Do you want to increase your assets, boost your savings and have a healthier retirement fund? Shares could be the answer. A tempting avenue for would-be investors, the stock market has a lot of potential for you to grow your income. It sounds like a dream, but the stock market can also be a nightmare – especially if you’re a novice. Before you begin investing in stock, you need to do your homework. This will help you get your investments off to a safe start and build your confidence up…

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Getting ready for Matched Betting during the World Cup with HeadsandHeads

HeadsandHeads World Cup Offer

A lot of people view the gap between the end of the football season in May and the start of the new one in August as the ‘dry season’ for Matched Betting but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Of course, there are weekly race meeting with a whole raft of offers running and on top of that there is England Cricket and Wimbledon with it’s endless in-play offers but this year we have the mighty 2018 World Cup to bring us even more risk free money! With this…

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Five Tips For Surviving Your First Year As A Freelance Writer

Five Tips For Surviving Your First Year As A Freelance Writer

Today we’ve got a guest post from the amazing Ruth over at Ruth Makes Money. This girl is a freelance juggernaut and what she doesn’t know about surving the self employed lifestyle isn’t worth knowing! Your first year as a freelance writer is inevitably one that’s peppered with wins, losses, ups, downs, and a whole load of lessons learned. There’ll be days when you feel like you’ve cracked it, and there’ll be days when you wish you’d never even started in the first place. By the end of the 12…

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What Will Be The Shining Star For Your Finances This Year?

When it comes to finance, we all have our issues. When you’ve been used to drawing the short straw in the finance department, it can feel as if your luck will never turn around. But that doesn’t have to be the case. Because this happens to us all. Even people with large amounts of money will experience some issue or setback in their life. But the most important thing is how you deal with it. Whenever you’re faced with adversity, you can always bounce back. And it’s usually that process…

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Ideas That Could Help You Reduce Life’s Expenses

Life can be expensive at times. Whether you’re a frugal person or not, you most likely spend a lot of money every year on rent (or mortgage payments), utilities, food, gas, clothes, taxes, insurance, and a wide range of other essentials that are either necessary for your wellbeing or imposed by the government. These are necessary costs, but you can reduce the amount you spend on many of those necessities. The answer isn’t to simply stop treating yourself to luxury things; you can save money in that regard too. You…

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TotallyBlogging – The best FREE Resource for bloggers on the Internet

TotallyBlogging setting up Awin

Totally Blogging is a fantastic new FREE resource that is for bloggers of all abilities. At the moment there is sadly a trend online of people wrapping up information that you can find online for free about how to run a blog and charging for it with some of these courses costing in the 3 figures! For a while now it has annoyed me that I see people charging for this kind of ‘all the information in one place’ type offering and so I wanted to create a site to…

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Learning How To Really Make Money Online

learning how to really make money online

It’s something that you have probably heard about and thought of a lot in the past, but knowing how to actually make money online is something else entirely. Generally, as with anything in life, you need to spend a lot of time on it and practice it to really become successful, and that is why most people fail, simply through a lack of patience. As it happens, making money online is actually relatively easy, and we have arrived at a place culturally where money may be had by anyone with…

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5 Things To Check Before Buying An Old Property

5 Things To Check Before Buying An Old Property

Old houses can have a charm that makes them popular amongst buyers. However, there are certain things to watch out for when buying a property with history. Here are just several checks that could help to save you money and hassle in the long run. Get the property surveyed for wear and tear Older properties are more likely to suffer from wear and tear such as broken plumbing or cracks in the walls, which could cost you a lot of money in repairs. Whilst you may be able to spot…

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Add Value To Your Home – 4 Home Improvement Projects

Add value to your home

With house prices at an all time high many people are considering making improvements to their properties rather than moving. Moving house is expensive, especially when you take into account the cost of taxes, legal fees, estate agent fees and removal costs. If you are considering a move to upgrade to a larger property the financial jump can be colossal and may be beyond the average person’s financial capabilities. This is why a lot of people choose to extend their existing property, as although making home alterations isn’t cheap, it…

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Top tips to help landlords prevent water leaks in their flats

Flooding or water leaks of any kind are without doubt one of the most worrying concerns for any landlord who owns a set of flats. The Insurance specialists Deacon who arrange insurance for blocks of flats and apartments all over the UK have recently brought to our attention yet again just how important preventing water leaks are. It doesn’t matter if you have 5 or 500 flats in your block even the smallest leak can cause a huge amount of damage which obviously comes with a cost. The ABI’s figures released in…

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