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Budget Highlights

Little has changed since George Osborne’s Autumn Statement in December. Yet, despite the bleak economic outlook, Osborne delivered a few surprises. Below are the highlights from the Spring 2013 Budget. Personal allowance increased to £10,000 in 2014/15 and the higher rate threshold increased by £415 to £41,865. A new tax-free childcare scheme, phased in from […]

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Betting against the House

Betting against the House It’s New Year’s Day 2012. In addition to overdosing on televised college football, you’re spending part of the holiday working on the family finances. Armed with a laptop and various online financial tools, you’re on the hunt for appealing stock market opportunities. To prune the list of candidates to a manageable […]

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