• Top financial mistakes: Newlyweds

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    When you exchange wedding vows and make a promise to be with one another forever, you're agreeing to share a life and everything that comes with it - and that includes finances. Many of the financial mistakes that newlyweds make are …

  • Top financial mistakes: Small business owners

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    The benefits of starting a small business are many and well-known: the independence of becoming your own boss, the chance to build something of your own and create a legacy, as well as the financial benefits of creating a lucrative business …

  • Top financial mistakes: Homeowners

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    Purchasing your very own home is a major milestone. It's the signpost for a new stage in your life and, if you play your cards right, it can be an effective way to plan for a secure retirement. But as with any other financial …

  • Top financial mistakes: Recent graduates

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    It's impossible to deny: When you're younger you tend to be more reckless with your money. After graduating from university and starting your life of independence, there's a tendency to think that the moment you have to deal with issues like …

  • Top financial mistakes: New parents

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    Much as they might try to avoid them, many people fall into making simple mistakes that easily disrupt, if not entirely derail, their financial strategies. It's not any particular type of person who's prone to this - it's simply human nature. …

  • Saving in your twenties- the unorthodox way

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    If you're in your twenties, you've probably heard all the different strategies to save. You've likely been told a billion times to make small sacrifices in your typical expenses, or to make a weekly budget - and these are all solid tips. …

  • 3 ways to take your financial future by the reins

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    Nobody likes to be a passenger. No matter what we're doing, we all dream of taking the bull by the horns and establishing our individual agency, and this is no different when it comes to our finances. Even if you're still young, there' …

  • Save or repay: Which do you choose? Part 2

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    In the previous part, we discussed the the benefits of increasing your mortgage repayments as one of the strategies to manage debt. In this part, we'll look at one potential alternative: Diverting those extra repayments and tightening your belt …