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    The six best commuter villages close to London

    Staring into a stranger’s armpit on a rush-hour tube train can often lead to thoughts of moving to a tiny village. We imagine that, there, we might find the space to be ourselves. As a description of Louis de Bernieres’ fictional Surrey village, Notwithstanding, reads:...

    Is mobile banking app Monzo too good to be true?

    Londoners have fallen in love with trendy Monzo but can it expand beyond everyday banking?
    19 Aug 2019

    How to build your own house

    The housing market has reached a summer lull and many are blaming Brexit. But how easy is it to build your own property in the current climate?

    Six things millennials need to know before applying for a mortgage

    Getting a mortgage is a long and strenuous process so here's how to maximise your chances of success
    2 Aug 2019

    Is a change of prime minister good for the markets?

    If Boris Johnson's premiership follows recent historical trends, it should boost the markets
    24 Jul 2019

    Could our love of quick credit come back to haunt us?

    There's a cost to our increasingly credit dependent lives and lenders are taking full advantage
    24 Jul 2019

    Labour's leasehold plans won't help modest earners

    For all his socialist talk, Corbyn has a habit of announcing policies that will benefit the rich. His leasehold reforms are no exception
    9 Jul 2019

    The tragic court case that reveals why you must make a will

    If ever there was a tale that should remind you of the advantages of drawing up a will it is...
    27 Jun 2019

    Get ready for a ‘Boris bounce’

    Global trade would collapse amid a tariff war. The dollar would be in free-fall as investors fled the chaos. The…
    25 Jul 2019

    Is ‘because of Brexit’ the new ‘despite Brexit’?

    Unemployment is at record lows. Wages are rising at the fastest rate in a decade. The gender gap is evaporating,…
    16 Jul 2019