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by Alexander Beard, on Mar 4, 2019 6:10:25 AM

With cryptocurrencies being a relatively new phenomenon, it’s understandable that those who are yet to learn the ins and outs might approach them with a sense of scepticism. After all, …

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by Alexander Beard, on Jun 25, 2018 4:19:00 AM

Sound financial planning is not only good for your bank account – it could actually improve your life expectancy. If you’re reading this then you probably don’t need to be …

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by Alexander Beard, on Jan 14, 2016 5:19:02 AM

This Christmas I bought Trivial Pursuits as a gift to all the family. It was a great way to switch off from work, challenge the old grey matter and feel …

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by Alexander Beard, on Nov 16, 2015 6:40:24 AM

Experian’s expertise and insight on data security, in a report published recently, has highlighted a gender imbalance. Men are now victims in two out of three ID thefts (63%) across …

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by Alexander Beard, on Oct 20, 2015 5:26:51 AM

On September 15th, the Dutch Government has published its spending plans for 2016. Also this year there are adjustments made to the level of the mandatory deductible and the package …

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by Alexander Beard, on Oct 8, 2015 10:24:50 AM

In vergelijking met vorig jaar, toen er sprake was van een complete stelselwijziging rond de langdurige zorg, blijft het aantal wijzigingen in 2016 beperkt. Eigen Risico Het eigen risico stijgt …

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by Alexander Beard, on Aug 26, 2015 4:13:25 AM

The possibility on an interest rate raise has been a hot topic this week with the vote by the Bank Of England Monetary Policy Committee being 8:1 for holding rates …

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by Alexander Beard, on May 18, 2015 5:41:57 AM

Revealed during the 2015 Budget, the government has introduced new measures to discourage tax avoidance. Headlining these measures are two new criminal offences and higher penalties, which cannot only be …

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by Alexander Beard, on Apr 15, 2015 5:02:49 AM

Most business owners go into business planning to make profits and to maximise the value of the business ready for selling when they exit. Then many fail to either maximise …

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by Alexander Beard, on Feb 11, 2015 5:17:31 AM

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has set out details of how it intends to meet the regulatory challenges ahead following a detailed review of its strategy, priorities and ways of …

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by Alexander Beard, on Feb 9, 2015 7:27:10 AM

Acknowledging that the forecasting consensus has missed many of the big stories of recent years, a team of analysts at HSBC has attempted to outline the biggest potential risks for …

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by Alexander Beard, on Dec 10, 2014 8:51:18 AM

Many people have successfully made substantial fortunes from investing over the years, in various ways and styles, using many different methods. They would have had one thing in common: a …

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