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Do you need to cut back on your salary sacrifice tax breaks? You may well do if your scheme exposes you to a slew of benefit-slashing side-effects.

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Update in Spring 2020: As a result of the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, all peer-to-peer lenders are having liquidity problems – in other words investors are not able to immediately get their money out even from so-called ‘Instant Access’ or similarly branded accounts. Ratesetter is no different. Nobody has lost any money with Ratesetter yet as [...]

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Don’t feel pressured into starting a business as the only route to wealth. Statistically it’s more likely to be a route to grey hair and debt.

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They don’t tax free time

Taxes are going up on those of us who work out of limited companies. Time to take Friday’s off?

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I’ve hit upon a motivational technique that’s really made a difference to my earnings and my outlook that is quick to do and well worth trying.

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Do you know how much you’re allowed to keep of what you earn? The answer might surprise you.

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Reggie Perrin walked into the sea to escape the pointless rat race, but most people simply retire. However there is another way.

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You’re on your own kid. As Bob the programmer who outsourced his job to China has proved.

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Types of entrepreneurs

There are many different types of entrepreneur, which is good news if you plan to make your fortune and you can’t stand Richard Branson.

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Entrepreneur characteristics

There’s no one checklist that you need to tick through to become an entrepreneur. Read widely and discover kindred spirits who did it YOUR way.

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A special guest star writer, The Money Blogger, tells us what she learned from starting a business on eBay and Amazon without really meaning to.

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Working 9-5 was a song by Dolly Parton. She didn’t know how lucky she had it in skipping the daily commute.

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Do you hate your work?

People have been doing rubbish jobs and hating it for hundreds of years. Modern office angst is nothing special.

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There are still plenty of opportunities to be exploited on the Internet, say the people behind CrashPadder, a fast-growing homestay website

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Even the lowliest jobs now come with dispiriting baggage, ridiculous hurdles, and tedious internal politics.

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If you just got another pay rise yet you don’t seem any happier than when you were a student, this article is just for you.

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