Grandma earns £4,500 a year with unique side hustle after reviving her love of painting | Personal Finance | Finance

A grandma has revived her painting skills to launch a side hustle which is set to earn her £4,500 this year. Helen Ashton, who lives in a village near Bath, runs SCD (Something Completely Different) with Love, painting a range of items, including staircase murals. When she was younger, she studied publicity design and display at college in Leicester, More...

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By admin On Friday, February 23rd, 2024

Energy price cap to fall from April with families to save over £230 a year on bills | Personal Finance | Finance

Energy bills will fall in April as the energy price cap for the average dual fuel household drops from the current £1,928 a year to £1,690 a year. This means a typical home that pays by direct debit will see More...

By admin On Thursday, February 22nd, 2024

Men are four times more likely to die before their wives. Every couple MUST do this | Personal Finance | Finance

Women are still far more likely to outlive their husbands but many face a financial shock when their partner dies as all too often most of the pension is in the man’s name. Married couples, civil partners More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 21st, 2024

HMRC responds to calls for £15,000 personal tax allowance for pensioners | Personal Finance | Finance

The DWP has issued a response to calls for the tax-free allowance for pensioners to be increased from the current £12,570 to £15,000. DUP MP Gavin Robinson asked in Parliament if the Chancellor would assess More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 20th, 2024

Yorkshire Building Society to pull ‘competitive’ 6% interest savings account in days | Personal Finance | Finance

Yorkshire Building Society has today announced that its Christmas regular savings account is to be withdrawn from sale in a matter of days. The Christmas Regular Saver account was launched in January to help More...

By admin On Monday, February 19th, 2024

West Brom Building Society raises interest rate on ISA to ‘excellent’ 5.1% | Personal Finance | Finance

West Brom Building Society has increased the interest rate on its 60-day notice ISA to 5.1 percent, earning an “excellent” Moneyfacts rating. Notice accounts are seen as a middle ground between easy access More...

By admin On Sunday, February 18th, 2024

Forget Budget tax cuts! Hunt will hike taxes AGAIN in April – 9 ways to fight back | Personal Finance | Finance

Income tax and National Insurance thresholds will be frozen yet again, driving more into higher tax brackets as wages rise. The capital gains tax (CGT) exemption and dividend allowance will be cut for the second More...

By admin On Saturday, February 17th, 2024

These four simple tips could help you save money on vital home insurance | Personal Finance | Finance

Did you know that often one of the first outgoings we cut back on when in financial turmoil is insurance? In fact research by the Social Market Foundation (SMF), supported by Fair By Design, found that “insurance More...

By admin On Friday, February 16th, 2024

Inheritance tax explained: Rules on leaving your home or money to a spouse or partner | Personal Finance | Finance

Individuals can pass a home to their husband, wife or civil partner when they die. There’s no inheritance tax to pay if one does this. This exemption applies regardless of the size of the estate being passed More...

By admin On Thursday, February 15th, 2024

Britain enters recession as GDP falls for second consecutive quarter | Personal Finance | Finance

The latest GDP figures indicate the UK economy has gone into recession. GDP is estimated to have fallen 0.3 percent in the fourth quarter of 2023, from October to December, after a 0.1 percent fall in the previous More...

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