Money makes the world go around — but if you use fake currency by mistake, it’s likely to put a sudden stop to your day. It’s easy for a shopkeeper to accidentally pass you a fake banknote without you noticing. When you try to pass it on, you realise you’ve been ripped off. How […]
There’s no doubt about it: Interviews are the most challenging part of landing a job. You have to spend a fair bit of time preparing: reading up on the company, anticipating the kinds of questions you’ll be asked, figuring out what kind of questions you’ll need to ask and more. That’s only the beginning. You […]
Travelling to another country soon? Wondering if you should you pay in local or home currency? You might find yourself with these questions while traveling, since often times you’ll have the option to pay with pounds but end up paying much more than expected. Below, we’ll help clear up when and if you should exchange your […]
How is your credit score and rating? Do you know if your score is accurate? Working to improve your credit score is crucial to getting the best credit card, loan, mortgage and any other products that require a credit check. Does your score need improvement? Before we delve into credit repair, let’s go over what […]
Dealing with debt means operating on both the defensive and the offensive: When your goal is to cut down on debt, the keys are to stop borrowing more money, to make sure you can afford your payments and to try lowering your interest rates as much as you can. Here are six tips to keep […]
Among the 25 countries in the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) who have a legal minimum wage, the United Kingdom has the 8th highest.1 How does it compare with the rest of the world? Our new infographic below shares minimum wages from around the globe.
Financial planning is a constant work in progress. It is used to help you achieve your financial goals and keep you and your family on track with your current funds and in the long-term. This includes creating a budget, putting appropriate wills in place, establishing how your partner or family will handle finances should something […]