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Aug
2017
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Changing jobs? Six things to think about that’ll affect your personal finances

It’s not unusual for people to change jobs 10 to 15 times in their career. That’s far more than most people move house, and we all know how stressful that can be. Changing jobs is often a natural way to progress throughout your career, but the upheaval it can cause to your personal finances is often overlooked. Experience tells me that we often spend too much time concentrating on negotiating the new package, and forget to think about the wider implications of the move. So, here are my top tips for keeping your personal finances on track when you move jobs. 1. Get the package right Salary, bonus, share options, pension contribution, car, healthcare, I could go on. You will...
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28
Jul
2017
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Why?

“You’ve got to be on Twitter.” “You’ve got to be on Instagram.” “You’ve got to be on…” We’ve all been there, a networking event (or something similar) and cornered by a self-styled social media ‘guru’ extolling the virtues of the latest, must-be-on, platform. For the record, I’m a recent convert to Twitter and use LinkedIn frequently; but I wanted a more direct platform, that allowed me to develop an argument and wouldn’t restrict me to a mere 140 characters. That meant I needed a blog and this is it, my first article. My aim is for this blog to help simplify money and give you an advantage in how you plan your finances in the future – hence the name...
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