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“Neither a borrower nor a lender…”

“I think many of us are blinded by the prospect of getting something without actually having to pay for it up front. Of course, there’s nothing wrong with making the odd large purchase in this way. But the problem comes when people start to rely on credit too much.” Miranda Irving muses on the consumer credit boom – and growing indebtedness – in Britain.

Finding property on the Internet

“Today almost everyone looks for property and homes on the Internet. Estate agents and developers know this, so that means that a lot of information is available. As a result, it can be hard to find exactly what you are looking for among all the ads, pop-up windows and millions of search results. The other pitfall is gauging the reliability of information you find on the web.” Russ Martin has some sound advice for would-be housebuyers.

Tax Overpayment

“At least one million people on PAYE overpay tax annually, many of whom never claim it back, so why are so many people happy to sit back and let the government take our money?” Anthony D’Alton of TaxChecker highlights the issue of tax overpayment