The Berlin Wall: How its Rise and Fall Affected the German Economy

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Published: 08/11/2017 and written by Leanne Sherman

After 28 years, the fall of the Berlin Wall is still a topic of conversation for many. After Trump proposed to build a wall separating the US and Mexico, the history of the Berlin Wall […]

Bad Weather: How Can It Affect Your Personal Finances and the Economy?

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Published: 03/11/2017 and written by Robert Rosen

As the UK and the rest of the world faces an increasing number of storms and hurricanes, it can be important to know just how to stay protected and how to keep your home and […]

Universal Credit: What Is It and How Might It Affect You?

 
Published: 30/10/2017 and written by Patrick Smith

Rarely a week goes by when there isn’t some form of political debate dominating the news. The last few weeks haven’t been an exception as Brexit talks and the controversial Universal Credit have been the […]

Millenials: How Do They Compare to the Generations before Them?

 
Published: 23/10/2017 and written by Leanne Sherman

If you listen to the news or read the papers at all, you’re likely to be faced with a whole heap of jargon and terms being bandied around which tend to make little to no […]

Great Depression: 88 Years on from the Crash Which Shook the World

 
Published: 20/10/2017 and written by Natasha Krovak

The Great Depression is a moment in time which will forever remain in the history books. Millions, possibly even billions, of people were affected by this enormous financial catastrophe. As the 88th anniversary approaches on […]

The Pensions Dashboard: How to Avoid Unclaimed Pensions

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Published: 17/10/2017 and written by Robert Rosen

Statistics show that each person in the UK will have around 11 different employers during their lifetime. This means they could potentially have 11 separate pension pots to try and keep track of, not including […]

The £1 Coin Deadline: Get Rid of Your Old Coins before Sunday

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Published: 13/10/2017 and written by Patrick Smith

If you still have any old £1 coins laying around you may want to get to the bank sharpish because, as of Sunday 15th October, you will no longer be able to use them. Since […]

Mortgage vs. Renting: Which Option Is Best for You?

 
Published: 04/10/2017 and written by Leanne Sherman

The UK housing crisis is one which seems to currently affect many people of all ages across the country. The hope of buying a home is a long and distant dream for many, and flatshares […]

iPhone X: Is Apple’s Latest Handset Really Worth the Hefty Price Tag?

 
Published: 22/09/2017 and written by Natasha Krovak

Just a few weeks back, Apple announced they would be releasing three new iPhones – the 8, 8 Plus and the X – at the new Steve Jobs Theatre in California. While the phones themselves […]

Financial Crisis: 10 Years since the Great Recession

 
Published: 19/09/2017 and written by Patrick Smith

2017 marks 10 whole years since the UK economy faced its deepest recession since World War Two. The 2007 to 2008 financial crisis was felt globally and brought the banks to their knees. It’s estimated the […]