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International Self-Care Day: Reduce Stress With Sound Financial Planning

24th July is International Self-Care Day which promotes self-care as a vital foundation of health. Financial planning may not be the first thing that springs to mind when you think of self-care but we know that financial problems can take a huge toll on our mental and physical health. Getting your finances in order significantly…

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Think You Won’t Qualify For A UK State Pension? You Might Be Missing A Trick

If you are a British expat living overseas, and you have already paid some UK National Insurance contributions, you may be able to secure yourself a UK state pension, even if you don’t ever intend to return to the UK. Here’s how. The full UK state pension is currently £179.60 a week (2021-2022) which works…

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Why Is It So Hard To Save For Something So Far Away?- Hyperbolic Discounting

If you find it hard to save you can blame hyperbolic discounting. This economic theory explains why humans are hard-wired to seek instant gratification. Here’s the science behind why your bank account feels like a sieve! What is hyperbolic discounting? Hyperbolic discounting refers to the tendency for people to increasingly choose a smaller-sooner reward over…

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Five Financial Planning Challenges Faced By The LGBTQ+ Community

Members of the LGBTQ+ community are no strangers to overcoming hurdles. Whether it’s fighting discrimination in the workplace or demanding equal rights for same-sex couples, there is still a long way to go in many parts of the world to gain true equality for those who identify as LGBTQ+. And there is no shortage of…