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Beat Your Money Worry

Beat Your Money Worry

A major survey shows money is the leading cause of anxiety for us Brits*. We asked investor and mentor Bindar Dosanjh to solve four common cash concerns     1. You’re struggling with your credit card repayments Consider switching your credit card balance to another card via a zero per cent transfer deal. Go on-line to compare the best offers on the market. Remember if you only make the minimum payment on your card each month, it could damage your credit score as it suggests to future lenders that you’re struggling, making it less likely they’ll offer you a competitive […]

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How To Manage Your Builder

How To Manage Your Builder

Property investor and mentor Bindar Dosanjh explains how to avoid a renovation drama Even with 15 years’ experience of renovating properties, things can still go wrong! Here are a few lessons I’ve learned over the years that will help you avoid a bust-up with your builder, whether you’re extending your own home or renovating a rental flat… Know who’s in your home When finding a builder, go by recommendation and ask to visit the site he’s currently working on or a past renovation project. Ask for references but when you speak to people, make sure they’re not his friends and family! […]

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Think Yourself Rich

Think Yourself Rich

Investor and mentor Bindar Dosanjh shows you how to adopt the millionaire mindset and build your own success story   Think like a winner Instead of letting your fear of failure hold you back, venture out of your comfort zone. Look at the pros and cons of an opportunity and find ways to tackle the flipside head-on. Rich, successful people are naturally optimistic, seeing the potential in an opportunity rather than focussing on what could go wrong. Find your passion When did you last find yourself so immersed in a task that you lost all track of time? Psychologists call […]

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Five Things You Need To Know About Buying A Property Post-Brexit

Five Things You Need To Know About Buying A Property Post-Brexit

So you’ve seen the headlines warning of a post-Brexit slump in the property market, but for investors and anyone looking to get on the property ladder for the first time this uncertainty can breed opportunity.   Here’s why: 1. Many first-time buyers are now pulling out of deals, worried about a dip in the housing market. This creates new opportunities for seasoned investors wanting to take advantage of low interest rates and get more for their money, as prices soften. The Bank of England has promised interest rates won’t rise for at least another year, making mortgages fairly affordable right […]

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I Was Penniless, Now I’m A Multimillionaire

I Was Penniless, Now I’m A Multimillionaire

How you could make money from property “I always say if I can do it, anyone can! When I was 23 I was only earning £7500 a year as a legal secretary. My husband and I separated when I was 25, leaving me alone with a nine-month-old baby. My daughter and I had to live in just one room, as I had to rent out our other two bedrooms and lounge to pay the bills. It was awful having strangers living in my house; I felt I’d lost all my privacy and independence.     I decided then I had […]

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Top 5 Mistakes We Make With Money

Top 5 Mistakes We Make With Money

How to solve five of the most common cash problems No matter how much we earn, we all have our own money issues. Here we solve five of the most common cash problems:     Forgetting to plan for the future So many people live from pay cheque to pay cheque, but to protect yourself (and your family) it’s essential you plan for the future. As a bare minimum, make sure you have a pension and life insurance in place. If your company has a contributory pension scheme and you don’t take it up, you’re missing out on free money! […]

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