What does a Conservative Government Mean for Your Retirement?

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Although much of the country is still reeling from the surprise Conservative landslide at last weeks’ General Election, it’s time to turn our attention to how a majority Tory Government will affect our day to day live. Pensions have seen a huge shake-up over the last few years – and mainly pioneered by the Conservatives, so it’s unlikely that we’ll see any further major changes in this Parliament. But there are some election pledges that we’ll be looking for the Cabinet to make good on.

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The Importance of Being Prepared: How Financially Healthy Are You?

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When it comes to money, the most important thing is to be prepared!

This is The Money Principle way which I’ve been telling you about for four years now.

It is important to be prepared by:

  • Putting some cash in the bank.
  • Keeping some cash at home.
  • Getting together and keeping handy some valuables; like a bit of gold, some jewellery.
  • Paying off your debt.
  • Having at least five sources of income.
  • Increasing your cash-flow.
  • Investing only in things over which you have at least partial control.
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