St Valentine or St Trifon: we are celebrating just a different holiday

There will be a celebration in our house tonight. The lamb is already in the oven, the wine left to breathe (some would say that this is rubbish but I like the ritual about it) and our grown up sons will be here any minute now.

What? No romantic meal for two? – I hear you gasp.

Well no. We don’t celebrate Valentine’s. After a fledgling Attempt at it several years back this holiday drifted into obscurity in our house.

Before you make up your mind about this one, please hear me out.

I’m not a killjoy; I’m not a spoil-sport. I like celebrating as much as – if not more than – the next person.

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Why I Fell in Love with Dividend Growth Investing and You Should Too

dividend growth investing Editor’s note: Tonight I give you an article on dividend growth investing. Dividend growth investing is the kind of investing I’m yet to learn more about and experiment with. This is why, this post is written by Lewys Thomas who by day is studying for his university degree and by night blogs about dividend investing on his blog FrugalStudent.co.uk. Hope you find this blog post helpful.

Interest rates are rock bottom – The Bank of England cut them another 0.25% because of the uncertainty around Brexit. Banks are slashing the interest rates they are paying customers with the popular Club Lloyds account and Santander 123 account reducing the interest they pay.

Today you have a few choices:

  • Leave your money in your account and watch it get eroded by inflation; or
  • Give peer-to-peer lending a try.
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