Tax return completed

January 31st is the deadline for submitting your tax return online to the HMRC.  Depending on your circumstances you may want to submit as early as you can (to collect a rebate) or delay as long as possible (to postpone paying).  For me it’s a matter of good housekeeping to have a final review before the window shuts* Continue reading “Tax return completed”

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6 Top Tips for Millennials to Solve the Property Puzzle

Everyone knows that a big house is the sign that you are a success in life and if you don’t have one by the time you hit 30, you are a loser!

Property is the best asset class and the ladder to the riches you deserve.

Millennials take note, it has never been easier to buy a property – and if you don’t, then you will remain renter scum forever!

Here are six tips to get you the housing ladder of riches.

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Geoarbitrage: how to survive in London with less than a million quid in the bank!

This week I was in London and met up with the SavingNinja – and we had a nice chat and coffee around the Barbican.  Sometimes it takes you a few days and a bit of thinking to process what you hear from someone else.  What I was thinking about was how can you use a bit of geoarbitrage to work in London but still keep you expenses low – SavingNinja gave me a few lessons Continue reading “Geoarbitrage: how to survive in London with less than a million quid in the bank!”

Fire & Ice: the cost of family holidays

Last weekend, the Lady and I were sitting at home enjoying a quiet Saturday morning after the busy Christmas and New Year holidays.  It’s one of the favourite times for me, when there’s a bit of peace and quiet and no need to rush off somewhere.

I hear the postman drop off the mail and in the bundle of bills and letters was a lovely glossy brochure for family ski holidays for 2020.  And like a fool I opened it and proceeded to have a look with the Lady.  We can’t ski this year with the Little Lady being so young, but we can always go in 2020 and before that we can dream… Continue reading “Fire & Ice: the cost of family holidays”