Month: August 2014

Give your children good money habits with goHenry

Give your children good money habits With financial education being introduced to the National Curriculum in England this September goHenry offers parents and young people a way to continue that learning in the home, giving children and teens the opportunity to gain hands-on, practical experience, learning about money the best way they can; through their […]

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Welcome to Sarah Pennells’ personal finance column Sarah Pennells is a personal finance journalist and the face behind SavvyWoman.co.uk. We think she does a great job at explaining financial subjects in a very clear and accessible manner. You can find her column below where she writes about the latest financial news, and helps you get more from […]

Financial decisions you wish you’d made earlier

Financial decisions you wish you’d made earlier Over the last few days we asked you to tell us which financial decisions you wish you’d made earlier in life. We had an incredible response with points ranging from saving for a private pension, to opening a savings account earlier, all the way through to getting a […]

Cryptolocker

Cryptolocker – holds your computer to ransom. The latest cybercrime sweeping the internet In the last few years there’s been a lot of talk about a new type of cybercrime spinning its way around the internet called Cryptolocker. Cryptolocker is a vicious kind of program known as ransomware which effectively takes your computer ransom by sweeping […]

State Vs Private – what do you know about pensions?

State Vs Private – what do you know about pensions? It’s never too early to start saving for your retirement. Even if it seems like a long way off and there might be other things to pay for at the moment, planning your retirement at an early stage often means that you are able to […]

Tax credit renewal deadline extended

Tax credit renewal deadline extended The deadline for renewing tax credits was 31 July but due to strike action, HM Revenue and Customs has extended the deadline to 06 August.  This means that anyone who hasn’t yet renewed their tax credits now has almost an extra week from today to do so.  When you consider that […]

Why are Wills so important?

Why are wills so important? A Will isn’t something that many of us like to think about but did you know that right now, an estimated 56% of adults in the UK don’t have a will in place?  That means that almost 28 million adults who haven’t sat and planned what will happen if something unfortunate […]