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Plum vs Vanguard – Cheaper Fees to Boost Your Portfolio?

Sometimes even hearing the word “finance” is enough to start an eye-rolling yawn, but I tell you what isn’t boring? Investing! Ok, that might elicit the same response in most people. But the fact you’re here suggests it isn’t you. And I respect that! You’re here to find out if investing in Vanguard’s funds directly […]

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Personal Profit is now The Mindful Money Project!

Hello there good reader! I’m proud to announce that I have re-branded my site. No longer are we Personal Profit. We are now The Mindful Money Project! Why have I made the change? There were a few reasons why I made the change, other than being chronically indecisive! 1. Blogs in the same space with

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7 biggest finance mistakes young professionals make in their 20s

The 7 biggest finance mistakes young professionals make in their 20s

Your 20s are a fantastic period of time. You’ve finished uni and, hopefully, put your skint student days behind you by landing your first full-time job. You’re finding your feet in a career and enjoying the new disposable income you’ve got. I’ve still got a few years left of my 20s, but a conversation yesterday

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can you lose money in a savings account uk and how to protect against it

Can you lose money in a savings account? And how to stop the invisible erosion!

This will be counter-intuitive to a lot of people reading this, but is it really possible to actually lose money in a savings account? I’m not talking about some whacky negative interest rate either (which might not be as far-fetched as it sounds). If you stick with me, I’ll discuss whether you can lose money

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what is the difference between income and wealth?

What is the difference between income and wealth? And why you should care!

Understanding the difference between the two is important, especially when you’re trying to improve your personal financial situation. Ever heard the story of the janitor who surprised everyone when he died by leaving $5 million to his local library? Or the story of the famous athletes who earned multiple millions a year filing for bankruptcy?

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