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How To Make Money From YouTube

We've all heard of YouTubers by now. But how much money do they really make and how easy is it to become a professional YouTube star? The Four Major Ways To Make Money From YouTube YouTube Advertising You may have watched YouTube videos where before the video...

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eToro Social Trading Platform: Good or Bad?

One of the problems I face in my quest to get regular people to invest more, is the question I'm often asked by budding beginners, "How can I get started?" I respond to their question with another question, "How much do you have to invest?" The answer is almost always too low. £100. £200. £500.

Hong Kong Proposes Merger With London Stock Exchange

The weak pound makes British companies cheap to buy. So at a time like this, when sterling is at rock bottom, bids start to come in from overseas companies to buy British ones. The latest bid this morning is from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange which is proposing to buy the London Stock Exchange...

Is Buy-To-Let Property Investing Dead?

The UK government recently introduced new laws that have in some ways shaken buy-to-let property investing to its foundations. So what's the bad news? Well, it's known as Section 24 and it ultimately means landlords with buy-to-let mortgages can no longer consider their mortgage interest as an expense and claim it...

Am I Eligible For A Lifetime ISA?

Today's question comes from Matthew in London. "I've heard about something called a Lifetime ISA. Apparently if you put cash into one of these, the government makes a contribution of 25% of whatever you put in. I'm currently just turned 30 but I've worked since the age of 16 and I'm not the type...

How Should I Begin Investing My Monthly Salary?

If you're looking to grow your money, you could start by investing part of your monthly salary. Step 1: Calculate what you NEED to live on Calculate you monthly spend. What do you need to pay all your bills and live comfortably? Step 2: Make as...

I Make Six Figures But I Can’t Get A Mortgage – What Should I Do?

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Today's question concerns mortgages. Steve P in London writes: "I'm so shocked! I make six figures a year but I can't get a mortgage! What should I do?" MoneyBlog's answer: First of all Steve, thanks for writing in. We feel your pain. Let me guess - you're self-employed and have been for several years. Because you make such good money you've never had...

Theresa May’s Cabinet May Have Accepted Her Brexit Deal But The Markets Haven’t

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As Theresa May soldiers on trying to achieve the unwinnable task of pleasing the deeply divided nation she leads, she has finally produced a draft Brexit deal that Brussels have agreed to and her cabinet have backed. But many stock prices plunged on the news. Dozens of UK equities suffered today with falls as high as 6%, as the markets...

Should I Get A Credit Card Even If I Don’t Need One Just To Build My Credit Rating?

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Today's question comes from Alfie in Nottingham: "A friend has told me I should get a credit card to build up my credit rating even though I don't really need one. Is this a good idea?" MoneyBlog's answer: It's a weird quirk of the financial world that credit is offered to people who have proved they can service debt. In other words,...