If you are over 55, check what state pension you will get

Over 55? Here’s how to find what your state pension will be

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This week’s Loose Change comes from Nick Daws, who blogs at Pounds and Sense covering making money, saving money and investing money, all viewed from a sixty-plus perspective. Nick is a semi-retired freelance writer and editor living in Burntwood, Staffordshire. If you’re in your fifties or older, the chances are you’ll have given at least some […]

Students – too often the exception that proves the rule…

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Each week a different blogger takes on a money topic and lets loose. This time the founder of Levitate Student has something to say about some student money rules that rankle. Whatever the often-disputed meaning of the phrase the “exception that proves the rule”, there are many money rules where some students find, frustratingly, that they […]

Budgetin basics

Budgeting basics | #MondayMoneyUK

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Last week the government’s Budget dominated the headlines without really doing much to help the finances of everyday folk like you and me. So the UK Money Bloggers chose something useful as the theme for this week’s #MondayMoneyUK – budgeting. Our host was From Pennies to Pounds‘ Francesca. You can listen to Francesca discussing the […]