Monday 25th September 2017

Life & Home

Emma Leaven and the Great Banking Racket

This cartoon is part of a series of graphic strips by Steve Bee, author of the Pension Guru cartoons. Join Emma and her family as they muddle through life puzzling over any-and-all things personal finance.

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Why I’m saving money for a rainy day

So, I now have it on good authority that Mr Hammond wanted to increase the NI contributions from the self employed AND also put their benefits (sick pay, holiday pay, bereavement leave, mental health days) on an equal footing with those of PAYE workers.  But someone higher up in his party vetoed the whole equality…

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Emma Leaven and the Brexit brainteaser

This cartoon is part of a series of graphic strips by Steve Bee, author of the Pension Guru cartoons. Join Emma and her family as they muddle through life puzzling over any-and-all things personal finance.

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Is there really any help for first time buyers?

Getting on the property ladder is a priority for me right now. As I tread the hard road to home ownership, I can’t help but wonder why it’s so difficult now compared with our parents’ generation. According to research by Yorkshire Building Society, one in two people aged 35-40 who are not homeowners think it’s unlikely,…

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What I’ve learned about working from home

I’ve worked from home as a Freelance Writer for nearly a year now and I can honestly say that it’s been great. There have been ups and downs as with any job, but I know that I’m doing something I genuinely love doing and that’s what keeps me motivated. When I first started, there were…

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Emma Leaven and the rebalancing act

This cartoon is part of a series of graphic strips by Steve Bee, author of the Pension Guru cartoons. Join Emma and her family as they muddle through life puzzling over any-and-all things personal finance.

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Five financial lessons from Game of Thrones

As Game Of Thrones comes to the end of its seventh series, there are many lessons we can learn from the hit HBO show. I’m not talking about incest (!), I’m talking about money. Beware, there might be some spoilers ahead. “A Lannister always pays his debts.” Team Lannister are always saying this. It’s pretty…

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Emma Leaven and the spending/saving conundrum

This cartoon is part of a series of graphic strips by Steve Bee, author of the Pension Guru cartoons. Join Emma and her family as they muddle through life puzzling over any-and-all things personal finance.

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Emma Leaven and the lifelong financial crisis

This cartoon is part of a new series of graphic strips by Steve Bee, author of the Pension Guru cartoons. Join Emma and her family as they muddle through life puzzling over any-and-all things personal finance. 

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