UK Money

How Can Billionaires Be a Force for Good?

John Low | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK
John Low

In London alone you can walk through Coram's Fields, or shop at Columbia Road flower market, borrow a book from a library paid for by Carnegie, or study at the Cass Business School - all fruits of wealthy individuals moved to make a difference.

Latest Income Figures Are Very Depressing If You're Under 30...

PA | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK

Average household incomes are back to the levels they were at before the financial downturn struck, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has found, ...

These Are The Most And Least Expensive Cities In The World

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The Economist Intelligence Unit's latest World Cost Of Living Survey has revealed the cheapest and most expensive cities to live in. In what econom...

Woman Sends $1.4 Million To Man She Met Online And She's OK With It

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

An American woman has defended her decision to send $1.42 million (£925,000) to a man she met on the internet. In an episode of Dr. Phil, 46-year-...

Basic Instincts and Bare Necessities

Louis McIntosh | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Louis McIntosh

How many of us are only one short step away from a disastrous life-changing event whether it be loss of a job, a loved one, an accident, repossessed house, illness. We can never be sure what is coming round that next bend but are we prepared? How can we be?

Why Robert Downey Jr Is Ruining Britain

David Fearnhead | Posted 24.02.2015 | UK
David Fearnhead

I don't want to live in a world where Robert Downey Jr going grocery shopping is news, and I'm pretty sure Robert Downey Jr doesn't either. In fact I know he doesn't because he openly mocked the story on his own Facebook page, thus ensuring the story was reposted 1500 times in less than an hour. It's now over the 6,600 mark in shares

Train Splitting: What Is It And How Do You Do It?

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 25.02.2015 | UK

Websites like TrainSplit can save travellers hundreds of pounds, rail industry insiders say, using a technique that splits your journey between severa...

Link Found Between Female Student Eating Disorders And Financial Problems

Huffington Post UK | Eugene Smith | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Female students who have financial difficulties have a higher risk of developing eating disorders than those who are comparatively economically comfor...

Plan Your Marriage Before Your Wedding

Philippa Cunniff | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Philippa Cunniff

If you were one of the lucky couples to get engaged over Valentine's Day weekend, congratulations! This is a special and exciting time, and no doubt thoughts of engagement parties and wedding preparations are already providing hours of anticipation and joy.

What Has Become of the £375Billion Created by the Bank of England Under Quantitative Easing?

Adnan Al-Daini | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Politics
Adnan Al-Daini

Politicians and opinion-formers, please stop listening to the "moneymen". Go back to first principles and start using some common sense.

Fear of the Future

Charlotte Ballantyne | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Charlotte Ballantyne

For the next four months, I will be completing my university degree. Then, from the end of May, for possibly the first time in my life, I have no idea what I'll be doing. I'm both excited and completely terrified.

The Blink-182 Drama

Charlotte Ballantyne | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Charlotte Ballantyne

So I'd imagine that most people have heard about the Blink-182 drama that hit the news this past week. As a self-professed music addict, I thought I'd chip in my two cents on the story. I'm not going to rehash the whole affair - a quick internet search will get you up to speed - and what I'm going to say doesn't have to only apply to this specific band.

Get Rich or Die Trying

Inez Sarkodee-Adoo | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Inez Sarkodee-Adoo

The seduction of becoming rich has the power to grip the imagination and inspire endless daydreams of 'making it big'. Moreso for those from less privileged backgrounds, the prospect of escaping the struggles of financial lack can drive a particularly all-encompassing pursuit of large living.

Surviving on a Student Budget: Tips on Getting the Most Out of your Shopping Budget

Jamie Matley | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Jamie Matley

Students have a stereotype, depending on who you speak to they either survive on pot noodles and own branded beans. Granted, It may be true to a certain extent, but it doesn't have to be.

Love Me Like You Do - 14 Budget-Friendly Valentine's Day Ideas

Chenice Clarke | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Chenice Clarke

Valentine's Day fast approaching here are my top 14 budget-friendly date and gift ideas that will leave both your partner and your bank account happy.

Richest 1% to Earn more than Other 99%

Jack Kershaw | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK
Jack Kershaw

But does this mean for those of us who, may not be in the top 1%, but have certainly earned our fair share of wealth?

Watered Down Watered-Down Whiskey, Unhealthy Selfies and Men Having to Pay Entrance. The Sexism of Clubs.

James Dann | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Comedy
James Dann

The clubs' owners are clearly hoping that if they just get enough women to passively wander in, the men will follow, pay their over-priced entrance fee and then proudly make the most of their gender pay gap to buy an abundance of drinks at the bar.

10 Steps to Getting (and Keeping) Your Finances in Shape

Tilly Wikeley | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tilly Wikeley

I love a spreadsheet - the more columns, rows and formulae the better. My house renovation budget was tended to daily: it kept us on track; helped us ...

Planning Tips For Your Dream Wedding

Catherine Balavage | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Catherine Balavage

You can have an amazing wedding on a small budget. No one should start their married life in debt. Watch out for the 'W' bomb. As in 'wedding'. The W word makes everyone vastly put their prices up.

Putting Financial Inclusion at the Heart of the Development Agenda for 2015 and Beyond

Sevi Simavi | Posted 08.01.2015 | UK
Sevi Simavi

Approximately 2.5 billion people across the world do not have a bank account, the majority of whom are women. This means that, all too often, female entrepreneurs cannot access basic financial services.

It's Going To Be A Rough Month For Millions Of You

PA | Posted 03.01.2015 | UK

Six million Britons are at risk of falling behind with their finances this month as expense hangovers from Christmas take their toll, research from th...

10 Bizarre Business Ideas That Made Millions

AllTime10s | Posted 27.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

From a naughty dating sites to fake doctor's notes, these businesses raked it in despite being a bit strange....

This Is What Happens When You Spill £2.8m In The Street

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.12.2014 | UK

It was a case of Christmas come early for some after a cash transport van spilled millions of dollars in bundles of banknotes in a busy motorway in Ho...

Earn While You Travel: 10 Tips For Money-Seeking Adventurers

Frontier | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Frontier

Are you the type who just buy a flight ticket and hit the road without sufficient financial backup? Well, maybe you should consider making some money while you travel. Here are 10 ways to earn some extra cash while you make your way around the world: It's time to use your creative skills!

Which Retailers Offer The Best Bargains At Boxing Day Sales?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As people wind down for Christmas, there's one thing on the horizon that we can't help but get a tiny bit excited about. And that, fellow shopaholics,...