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Sending Money Home. How to Do it Right?

With over 250 million migrant workers across the globe, sending a total of $600 Billion to families and friends, it is clear that there is money to be made in charging for remittances services. It is estimated that at least $32 billion of the total has gone on fees and charges.

New to Paying Taxes in the UK? Here is what you need to know

Taxes aren’t the sexiest subject on the planet, but if you are new to the UK, you will need to have an overview of how the tax system works and what you need to do to make sure you are on the right side of the law. Fines for non-payment of taxes can be hefty and in the worse cases, can even carry a prison sentence.

Everything You Need To Know About Renting in the UK

If you are new to the UK, the rental market can appear a bit baffling. Unlike the rest of Europe, finding good quality, affordable rented accommodation in the UK is not that easy. Over the last year alone there has been a 20% drop in available rented accommodation. At the same time, rent prices are shooting up – as much as 24% in some of the wealthier London Boroughs, such as Kensington & Chelsea.

Getting A Mobile Phone With a Poor Credit Rating

Mobile phones are really important, right? We use our mobiles all the time (stats from 2017 found that millennials check their phones up to 150 times a day). Often our whole lives are stored on our phones. Our contacts, our photos even our text messages are all part of our personal history. Without a decent phone, it feels like we can’t fully participate in the world.