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16 Aug 2019
Gout and about
I have discovered, or rather been painfully reminded, this week there can be consequences for having too much fun. Namely, gout. Serves you right, I hear you say. But it is, painfully dull.
16 Aug 2019
Happy birthday to us – with the emphasis on happy
It used to be said by insurance salesmen of the old school, that the way to sell life assurance was to ‘scare ‘em to death’. So if the salesman was talking to a couple, he’d start talking to the woman. Often the man would interject fairly quickly. The salesman would say to the woman, “No, imagine that he’s dead”. The man would often just keep going. At this point the salesman would get out a small coffin and say, “No, you’re in there!”
28 Jan 2019
Happy Blue Monday now go home and count your wealth
You’re all miserable blighters, apparently.
08 Aug 2018
Mortgage bungee gives savers succour
What goes down, must eventually come up.
01 Aug 2018
There’s nothing like sensible savings advice
No, this is not the old joke that the Financial Conduct Authority’s recent wisdom is nothing like sensible savings advice. Far from it, actually.
08 May 2018
Five ideas to give your babes-in-arms the Royal touch
Welcome then, Louis Arthur Charles of Cambridge. Bless him.
26 Apr 2018
Six steps for ISA investing in peace
The Individual Savings Account passed its 18th birthday last year and has undergone as many drastic changes as any teenager.
03 Aug 2017
What price a happy family?
In the past it was called the Nuclear Family. No-one is ever quite sure why it was so called but the traditional model of a ‘two parent, two child’ unit has always been deemed to be the ‘average’ family.
21 Jul 2017
One important thing to do with your kids this Summer holiday
“I’m bored!” Ever heard that one before?
14 Jun 2017
Give your savings a Brexit bonus?
If you ever wanted a chance to turn your dinner table conversation into cash… read on.
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