If you were to believe the hype, it would appear as though the UK property market is firmly in the grip of prosperity. While this is at least partially true, it creates a bowdlerised version of growth that does not necessarily offer an accurate reflection of the market. It is a little known fact that… (1 comment)

How to Prepare for Retirement
Your finances are a big deal, whether you think about them regularly or not. Not only do you need to ensure you have enough money to get by today, but you also need to make sure that you are doing everything you can to save for your future. The cost of everything is rising, and…

5 Potential Pitfalls of Property Investment
There is a growing trend towards DIY these days and it is not limited to projects around the home. The internet makes it possible to become a self-taught expert in all kinds of subjects. Increasingly, people look to manage their own finances with advice garnered online where previously they have sought out professional help face-to-face.…

The stock market is in an extended bullish phase that has seen the Dow hit all-time highs and then repeatedly break those records while going even higher. Inexperienced investors are thrilled and excited by that, pouring more money into the market as stock prices rise, hoping to strike it rich. Meanwhile, more seasoned investors tend…

During the severe and ongoing housing market crisis millions of homeowners found themselves “underwater” on their mortgages, owing more than the market value of their homes. That made it virtually impossible to qualify for refinancing or to sell the home and generate enough money to pay off a burdensome loan. The inevitable result was the…

Everyone loves to discover a valuable and legal tax benefit that makes them eligible for deductions. There are all sorts of categories of business expenses, for instance, that a small business owner or sole proprietor such as a freelancer can list as legitimate deductions. Let’s say, for instance, that you run a day care center…

Many tax payers are fairly diligent when it comes to making their annual contributions. But there are times when residents may suddenly find themselves behind payments and in deeper than they thought before. There comes a time when many people will need to get support when they have fallen behind on making these payments. Most… (2 comments)