Posts Tagged 'Property advice'

Changes to housing benefits – will that mean more babies?

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Recent announced changes to Local Housing Allowance may have a dramatic effect on population growth and has been underestimated by the government.

From January 2012 new claimants under the age of 35years old will no longer be entitled to the one bed self-contained rate (ie one bed flat rate which on my patch is £90 per week) they will only be entitled to a shared rated of £56pw. So what does this mean?

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The retirement threat

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If you hold a job that you love then the thought of a dull retirement to day time TV or tinkering in the shed might fill you with dread. If you don’t care for your job or worse hate it then the thought of retirement is like the light at the end of the tunnel (albeit a long one).

Recent government proposals to increase the age of retirement are happening across the ...

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Conjuring more homes out of thin air

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So when faced with a dilemma and economic challenge – instead of tackling the challenge – why not just kick the old people out of their houses to make way for families with children?

I first heard this report on Radio 4 and then found this article I am still not sure how I didn’t crash the car.

A recent report from The Intergenerational Foundation has suggested that elderly people should be encouraged ...

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Ask and you will receive

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I spent last weekend with Johnnie Cass, Daniel Wagner and Rob Moore at a new event run by Unlimited Success, which brings personal development skills together with “technical” business skills to make sure that people have the mindset and the skillset to achieve wealth. Anyway, enough about that, the point was that I was attending the event to focus on my business to grow it to the next level and I really believe that when we decide something ...

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Have you ever really thought about your pension?

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PensionerI received an email recently that really shocked me. We all know that relying on the government to fund our retirement is very dodgy logic, well I hope we all know that. Certainly if you have been reading any of Robert Kiyosaki’s books you will know that.  Anyway I received some figures in an email recently about the return we are getting on our compulsory pension contributions.

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