Trading for Beginners
Mar20

Trading for Beginners

Trading is all about buying and selling assets in order to make a profit. Financial trading is exactly the same. Financial trading is carried out in one of two ways: either via an exchange or over the counter. It’s something that anyone can get involved in, there are just a few things to consider before you start. By MaxxiGo Shutterstock What do you need to consider before you start trading? First of all, you need to get acquainted...

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The Woe of Bloody Pot Holes in Dorset (and Surrey, apparently!)
Mar04

The Woe of Bloody Pot Holes in Dorset (and Surrey, apparently!)

I live in a small rural town in Dorset – in the most northern, most sparsely inhabited, not-the-bit-where-the-money-is part of the county.I live in the bit where tractors drive, and there are only a few A roads which carry all the traffic (which is moving from elsewhere in the country to the bit-where-the-money-is part of the county, obviously). You can imagine that potholes are a constant hazard to watch out for when driving...

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Little changes you can easily make to be able to grow your savings fast
Nov26

Little changes you can easily make to be able to grow your savings fast

Having some savings behind you is a good way to improve your life. It enables you to take control again and makes everything a lot less stressful.aiFor example, if you are unfortunate enough to lose your job you needn’t take one you do not like because you are afraid you will not be able to pay your bills. Instead, you can live off of your savings for a month or two and find a new job that you will actually enjoy doing.But getting...

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Be efficient with your energy this winter
Nov14

Be efficient with your energy this winter

With so much of our monthly income going straight on energy bills (an average of almost £1,254 annually according to Ofcom), there’s never a bad time to become more efficient with our energy usage (and you can often kill two birds with one stone by also reducing your carbon footprint at the same time). In this piece, national energy supplier, Flogas – who also help off grid gas users – offer some practical advice on how to...

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Challenging climate change with generation green
Oct30

Challenging climate change with generation green

We have all become more environmentally conscious about the negative effects we have on climate change, so for may of us, caring for our planet has become an integral part of our every day lives. Tackling climate change is no longer simply a question on government agendas, and people of all ages from all walks of life have become more proactive in their attitudes towards the environmental crisis which is unfolding. Whether you are a...

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Young drivers pay 149% more in insurance.
Oct21

Young drivers pay 149% more in insurance.

been hunting for car insurance for your teenager? Yes, this won’t surprise you then: the UK’S youngest drivers are paying 149% more on their car insurance than the national average. A survey of 750 drivers aged between 17-24, commissioned for The Young Driver Rip-Off Report, has been released to mark the launch of car insurance app, honcho. The report reveals that young drivers are paying a staggering £1,176.80 on their annual...

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