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How to pay off debt

“I paid off £18,000 of debt in 22 months – here’s how I did it”

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  • As basic as they may seem to some to certain MPs, things like budgeting, financial planning, and acquiring jobs with generous salaries and benefits packages are huge privileges.
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    “Does the government really think we’re running out of money because we’re ignorant?”

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    “I wouldn’t change a thing”: 5 women on the debt they don’t regret

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    Women and credit card sexism: why it’s time to ditch the “ditz with a card” narrative

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What is the reality of the rising cost of living? Jack Monroe’s Twitter thread perfectly breaks it down
Money

Jack Monroe has a brilliantly simple method to reduce your weekly food shop costs

The food writer shared her method on reducing costs in a Twitter thread which gained over 11,000 likes.

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Leah Sinclair
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Psychology of spending: “What I learned about money and anxiety from an intensive financial therapy session”
Money

“A financial therapist helped me finally understand why I’m so anxious about money”

One writer trialed money therapy to ease spending guilt, but ended up fixing a lot more.

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Amy Beecham
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Emotional spending: what is it, and how can practising money mindfulness help?
Money

Are you an emotional spender? Here’s how practising money mindfulness could help

Read this if you’re struggling to resist the Black Friday sales.

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Amy Beecham
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Women and student debt: “I left university 8 years ago and I’m still £20k in debt”
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“I left university 8 years ago and I’m still £20k in debt”

Stylist investigates how women really feel about their looming student debt.

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Amy Beecham
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Amy Beecham
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How to retire in your 40s, according to a woman who did it

Lessons from the financial independence and retire early (FIRE) movement.

Fraud: this is why milennials need a better awareness of online scams
Money

We need to get real about who can fall for online scams

Even the most clued-up people can become victims.

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Amy Beecham
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The Martin Lewis podcast
Podcasts

LISA or Help To Buy ISA? Martin Lewis explains what first-time buyers need to know

This is the best podcast episode for anyone who’s trying to get their head around LISAs and Help To Buy ISAs.

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Hollie Richardson
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Books about money
Books

5 books that will help you handle your money better in 2021

Ready to take control of your finances? Read one of these.

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Hollie Richardson
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Money

Having a “bad” credit score isn’t the end of the world – here’s what you can do to improve it

Experts share their advice with Stylist readers.

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Hollie Richardson
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Mental Health

This is why intimidating debt letters are so traumatic for women struggling to pay bills

Intimidating letters have caused too much trauma, for far too long.

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Izzie Price
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Money tips for 2021
Money

4 money experts share their big finance tips for 2021

Step into 2021 with a better and bolder relationship with your money

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Hollie Richardson
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Hollie Richardson
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Charlotte Church just got real about the “fear” of money so many of us have

“For a lot of people, it’s almost seen as a dirty word, a terrible force…”

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Housing

What Boris Johnson’s “generation buy” plans really mean for first-time buyers

The long-term, fixed rate mortgages proposed under the Prime Minister’s plans might not be the lifeline they initially appear to be.

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Lauren Geall
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Money

“Why do I feel guilty about spending money, even though I’ve worked hard for it?”

An expert explains all.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

“I felt trapped by an unhealthy work-life balance – here’s how I changed path”

The pandemic can be your cue to break free from the relentless city grind.

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Anna Brech
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A woman looking at her money during a recession
Money

How to prepare and protect your personal finances during a recession

We asked the experts for their top tips on preparing ourselves for an uncertain future.

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Lauren Geall
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