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The Eurozone Crisis: Timeline

December 2, 2015

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Unless you have been living in a cave the past few months, you will know that there are a number of countries in the Eurozone who are struggling to pay back huge debts they have: the Eurozone crisis.

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Money Fact or Fiction

November 15, 2015

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There are a lot of urban myths about money that you might not realise, as well as a lot of things that are true about money that you think are just old wives tales. the Money Lion is here to reveal the truth about your cash.

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Berlusconi resigns as Italian debt crisis worsens

November 10, 2015

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This week we saw Italy’s borrowing costs rise steeply with concerns that the country can service its debts. Unlike Greece, Italy’s problem is one of liquidity, not solvency.

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Naughty, Naughty Olympus Admit Dodgy Dealing

November 8, 2015

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Today,Japanese camera giants Olympus have found themselves in trouble after admitting using dodgy tricks to hide losses from investors following an investigation from an independent investigative panel.

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Most expensive gadget, yours for a mere £5 million

November 7, 2015

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ipad 2 Gold History Edition

Are you making too much money in the recession? Are you wiping your mouth with £100 notes? If you look at your iPad and think “It’s too plain, I wish it was made from real gold and had encrusted diamonds”, Stuart Hughes may be the very person you’re looking for.

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First time buyers and getting onto the property ladder

October 31, 2015

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Since the financial crash back in 2011, it’s been a very difficult and frustrating time for first-time buyers to get a foot-hold on the property ladder. It requires patience but here is how to do it.

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Selling…online

October 3, 2015

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We’ve all wondered at some point. How can I make some money, and how can I make it right now? Until internet use, the answer normally came back as something practical with too much hard work and very little monetary yield for all those man hours. Now there are a variety of platforms that only [...]

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New £50 note to arrive 2nd November

October 3, 2015

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The Bank of England has announced that a new £50 note will be released on the 2nd November. The design was revealed in 2012 and features two promenent figures from the textiles industry – entrepreneur Matthew Boulton and engineer James Watt. It will be the first time ever that two portraits will feature on the [...]

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Top 6: Money in music

September 17, 2015

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Just because we’re a finance blog everyone thinks we’re no fun, but that just isn’t true. We love music, just as long as it’s rhythmical. To let you know the kind of things we might listen to at our parties, here’s a list of our favourite tracks

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No pay rises for most workers

August 3, 2015

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After the announcement of poor economic growth last week, there is yet again more bad news for the UK economy. Many people have felt the financial strain of meeting the cost of living with their salary and it seems that this is having an effect over a large proportion of the population. Research has reportedly [...]

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