The Pros And Cons Of Pawning And Selling Gold Jewellery

Aug 17

The Pros And Cons Of Pawning And Selling Gold Jewellery

Many of us will come across times in our lives when money is tight, and we could do with some quick cash. In these times of need, we often resort to selling or pawning our precious items such as gold jewellery, and valuable electronics, but pawn shops have had some bad press in recent times. There are some unscrupulous pawn shops out there, but there are also many excellent ones that offer fair deals whether you are looking to pawn or sell your valuables. Which method is best will all depend on you individually, and also your circumstances.

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A More Practical Approach to Financial Resolutions

Aug 02

A More Practical Approach to Financial Resolutions

It seems my efforts to wean my daughter off her bad habit of interrupting me whenever she wants to have her say are finally paying-off, just in time too as I recently spotted her staring at me out of the corner of my eye, seemingly not wanting to disturb my deep thought-process. While I was staring into the abyss, it hit me that most of us just aren’t truly practical about the financial resolutions we make.

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Saving Money on Car Insurance

Jun 30

Saving Money on Car Insurance

Insurance is one heck of a racket. Consumers pay millions of dollars each year to protect their things just in case something bad happens. Most often it never does. But they still pay just to be safe because what if it did. Insurance is unfortunately one of life’s necessities. There are ways to make sure you’re getting the best deal on your insurance products.

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American Apparel That’s Always in Season

Jun 29

American Apparel That’s Always in Season

If you’re a savvy shopper like me, you know one of the best ways to save money is to shop for end of the season bargains.  I can’t tell you how much I’ve saved by going to clearance sales.  And I have a closet full of brand new dresses, blouses, jeans and sweaters with the tags still on them to prove it. I have a fondness for a bargain, but sometimes, what I buy sits in the closet because it doesn’t fit.  It’s one thing to be savvy, and another thing to be smart.  And not every deal is a smart one.  The problem is, I tend to buy an item I really like, even if it’s too small for me and swear I’m going to lose enough weight to get into it. 

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UK Pensions Savings – INFOGRAPHIC

May 11

How much are you saving towards your pension and how does that compare with the rest of the UK? Find out which area saves the most, which area saves nothing at all and get a full regional and gender breakdown through this infographic to get a better understanding of which areas are truly ready for retirement. It’s never too late to make some personal positive changes to your approach to retirement saving. Infographic supplied by personal pension provider, True Potential Investor: 

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