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National insurance income tax - National Insurance (NI) was historically a way of paying pensions and other benefits but is really just another form of income tax.

National insurance income tax – National Insurance (NI) was historically a way of paying pensions and other benefits but is really just another form of income tax.

This is a guest post from David over at Dodgy Statistics. Please let me know if you would like to guest post on SS. Hello!  Over at my blog, I have talked about the referendum campaigns (who are trying to push you into a decision) and corporations (who are trying to sell you stuff).  For this […]

3 Reasons Exercise Is Making You Fat

3 Reasons Exercise Is Making You Fat

Calories in, calories out. Losing weight comes down to simple maths. Exercise seems like the natural solution when you’re trying to lose weight. Start moving and the pounds should fall off. Not necessarily. Sometimes starting an exercise program can have the opposite effect. You’re working your butt off but the scales are moving the wrong […]

Tps to Save While Traveling by Air

Small Ways to Save While Traveling by Air

I recently took a trip across America. While doing so, I learned a few things about how to save money. The following post discusses the variety of small ways to save money while traveling by air. Let’s get saving:   Booking Tickets   Booking tickets doesn’t have to be a nightmare. My site of choice […]

Get Along Financially with Flatmates

How to Get Along Financially with Flatmates

A lot of people hate the idea of having flatmates. Or they’ve had bad flatmate experiences in the past. I’ve had about 20 flatmates if my lifetime. This following post shares my ways of making it great. You should want flatmates. They keep your cost of living much lower than without them.   Decide Who […]

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New Home Designs: Complete Renovations before Moving In

  Moving can be pretty chaotic no matter what your situation is. It is important to take the time to figure out a plan that works for you and your family to make your move successful. Before you transition into your new home, it makes sense to complete certain renovations ahead of time to make […]

National insurance income tax – National Insurance (NI) was historically a way of paying pensions and other benefits but is really just another form of income tax.

This is a guest post from David over at Dodgy Statistics. Please let me know if you would like to guest post on SS. Hello!  Over at my blog, I have talked about the referendum campaigns (who are trying to push you into a decision) and corporations (who are trying to sell you stuff).  For this […]

How to make the most of your inventory

If your excess inventory is choking your cash flow, it’s time to look seriously at inventory management procedures and practices, such as purchasing barcoding equipment and taking your inventory live. It might seem like a big step, but it’s actually a series of small steps that will get you where you want to go. Basic […]

Is Passive Income Just Make Believe?

Passive income seems to be the holy grail of income. It’s basically getting paid for doing nothing. The money just keeps on flowing. Pretty sweet, eh? Is it attainable? You bet! And actually, you’ll achieve this level of success someday. I can almost guarantee it.   Passive income is really what everyone is reaching for. […]

How to Get Along Financially with Flatmates

A lot of people hate the idea of having flatmates. Or they’ve had bad flatmate experiences in the past. I’ve had about 20 flatmates if my lifetime. This following post shares my ways of making it great. You should want flatmates. They keep your cost of living much lower than without them.   Decide Who […]

Over a third of people aged 45-54 believe registering to vote will improve their credit score

  A new study, conducted on behalf of leading prepaid current account provider icount  shows that the older generation of Brits are more savvy when it comes to taking action to improve their credit rating, with over a third of 45-54 year-olds believing that registering to vote will improve their credit score. What does this generation […]

How Rich People Grocery Shop

    As an aspiring rich person, I love to talk with and read about the wealthy. It fascinates me. How they were able to do what I want to do. There’s even something to learn about rich people when it comes to something as ordinary mundane as grocery shopping. How do the rich grocery […]

Treat Your Money like Employees

Instead of dollar bills, think employees. Each dollar bill you gain is another employee you gain. Dollar bills, as employees, allow you to make more money.   I read an insane person’s comment on a YouTube video recently. The guy in the video just bought an Aston Martin. A lot of people in the comments […]

Do You Find Motor Insurance Too Complex?

If you find motor insurance too complex to understand, you are not alone. About half of motorists (48%) find motor insurance confusing, according to a recent Co-op study. UK drivers said they were mostly confused about how premium is calculated (51%), why prices change annually (43%), what isn’t covered (39%), and what is covered (28%)! […]

A Brexit Guide For Small Businesses

Have you made up your mind about the Brexit vote already? There is little time left! If you are a small business owner and still unsure about how to cast your vote, check out this infographic that takes a look at whether Britain should take the plunge and ‘Brexit’, or remain in the EU. The […]

10 Things to Know Before You Take Out a Cash ISA

With the UK economy finally getting back on its feet after the economic slump that plagued most of the last decade, it’s time to start making your money work for you. According to data supplied by HMRC, as many as 16 million Britons already had a cash ISA back in 2014. To join that increasing […]

How to Justify Buying a Laptop

Technology can be pretty expensive. This is especially true if you’re buying an Apple product. But can it be justified? Absolutely. But this is only really true if you commute a lot. Let me explain. Commuting is an epic waste of time. I know it may feel like you’re doing something but in reality, you’re […]