UK Money

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 22.12.2014 | 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,...

Adorable Boy, 5, Selflessly Saves To Make Other Kids' Christmases

The Huffington Post UK/WGHP | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK

Gabe Ortega scours his parents’ cars and sofas all year long looking for stray change so he can buy presents for less fortunate kids. He searches...

Why You Should Believe In Yourself

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

Just think for a moment about something in your own life that is heavily restricted by a belief... something that if you gave permission...would allow you so many more opportunities and successes...!

The Art Of Communication - Why Mastering Communication Is So Important

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 03.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

To master success is to master communication, but, with that said, it is important to understand the process of communication and specific ways to enhance the ability of choice. The language you use on a daily basis has a massive effect on how successful you are and how successful you are likely to be.

Can You Achieve The Same Success As Others?

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 24.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

No...I am certain that you can achieve your own success, or yourown interpretation of what you deem another person's success to be, but not the exact same results or the same success as others...as we are all born at different microseconds in the past, making it factually impossible to experience the same as anyone else - unless you have a time machine

Three Ways to Reduce Stress in the Morning

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 24.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

If you're one of those people that lack this disciplined morning routine and attempt to choose and iron your clothes, eat your breakfast, interact on social media, get the kids ready, pack your lunch, shower, reply to international emails, fuel the car and still remain calm then the chances are that the following tips will massively change your life for the better.

Five Ways To Make Sure Your Student Bank Account Survives Christmas

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education

The very best way to manage your finances, is to consistently ensure your outgoings don’t exceed your incomings. But this time of year brings the p...

Posh Pawn Or Simply Posh Yawn?

Paul Marshall | Posted 17.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Paul Marshall

The trouble with Posh Pawn (Channel 4, Wednesdays at 8pm) is that you keep wishing someone hadn't tried to be quite so clever-clever with the title.

How To Make Christmas Dinner Cost Just £2.66 Per Head

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

While you might dread the effects that Christmas gift shopping and festive outfit splurges have on your bank balance, there's one way you can claw bac...

The Demise of the Payday Loan?

Sarah Willingham | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK
Sarah Willingham

So many vulnerable people have fallen victim to payday loan companies and if these proposals stop that happening in the future, then I for one will be very happy. Payday loan companies need to be more careful about who they lend to so that those most in need are not punished.

The Pressure Builds in 'Running on Empty' Britain

Stephen Burke | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK
Stephen Burke

But if people aren't stocking up for the future, then come a crisis or emergency, many will come unstuck. If you have to make an unexpected journey or have a major illness or fall or face sudden unexpected bills for example, then a lack of supplies or petrol could be disastrous. 'Running on empty' is fine until that moment hits.

Pensions - The Only Time You Turn Down Free Money

Katherine Dandy | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK
Katherine Dandy

Pensions are still regarded as incredibly complicated, scary and boring. We need to dispel the myth that investing in a pension scheme is hard work. For the woman at the party, the advantages of receiving valuable matching contributions from her employer had not got through. She had lost out on 10 years' free money between the ages of 25 to 35.

International Money Transfers: Five Insider Tips for Expats

Marianne Stenger | Posted 27.12.2014 | UK
Marianne Stenger

As exciting as it can be, moving abroad also brings an endless to-do list with it, and transferring money overseas is just one of the challenges you'll face as a new expat. Failing to devise a plan for this early on can end up costing you unnecessarily, but what are the most important things to consider?

Pay Me to Lose Weight, Are You Kidding?

Julie Creffield | Posted 24.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Julie Creffield

What a waste of a life. All those highs and lows. All those start again Mondays, and "Damn, I've blown it now" moments. Where in this NHS plan is there a mention of health and happiness, or dealing with the psychological side of weight gain, where does it mention being active and learning to love physical activity?

How To Save Money On Your Energy Bills This Winter

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

No one could quibble the prospect of an extra hour in bed when the clocks go back this weekend, but it also marks the period when our energy bills sk...

10 Surprising Reasons You're Broke

Marianne Power | Posted 20.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Marianne Power

Always in the red and lurching between credit cards and overdrafts? Me too. But if you think that your money problems would be solved simply by having more money - you're wrong.