Monthly Archives: January 2013

Is Buy-To-Let A Good Bet In 2013

Demand for rental properties is set to continue to increase in 2013 with four in 10 landlords predicting rises, according to a recent poll.  The LSL Property Services landlord survey from December shows that for every investor who expects to lower rents, 39 expect to increase them. Of the 1,223 landlords polled for the survey, 10 per cent are anticipating ...

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10 Ways to Stay On Top of Your Finances in 2013

With January almost at its end, it’s important to think about how far you’ve managed to get with your financial organisation for 2013; you may still be trying to clear off Christmas debts, or you may be looking to budget for the next few months in order to afford a holiday, or put some money aside. What are some of ...

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How Do Contractors Get Paid?

As a freelancer, the last thing you want are financial woes or tax problems; and you most definitely do not want the taxman chasing you down for outstanding payments. It is possible to work solo and avoid the above scenarios. How we hear you say? Well by employing good bookkeeping practices, of course. And one of the best ways to ...

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How to Prepare Monthly Budget Effectively?

Psychology of Budgeting

Oh, my god! Is it necessary to plan a budget? This is the first reaction from the majority of the people. Shiver courses down through the spine at the very utterance of ‘budget’. In reality, the budget is a structured format of your weekly/monthly/annual expenses. You can keep track of where your money goes and distributes your earning in the ...

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