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    1. Budget 2019

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    2. Deposits

      Check out the Deposits Best Buys
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    3. Banking, credit cards, etc

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    4. Credit Union issues

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    5. Investments

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    6. Alternative Investments

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    7. Tax

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    8. Pensions

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      Latest: UK Full Contribution Pension moved to Ireland jpd, Sep 24, 2018 at 10:39 AM
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    9. Recommend advisors - solicitors, accountants etc.

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      Latest: Notary public RedOnion, Sep 13, 2018
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    10. Askaboutlaw

      For legal issues not covered elsewhere. Ask about Conveyancing in Mortgages forum, Road traffic law in Cars & Motoring and Tenant issues in Property Investment.
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    11. Wills, inheritances and gifts

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    12. Redundancy, unemployment & jobseekers entitlements

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    13. Welfare and state benefits

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    14. Health Insurance and healthcare costs

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      Latest: Health Insurance Renewal Due in Oct gerryp2000, Sep 24, 2018 at 8:52 PM
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    15. Insurance not covered in other forums

      For House, Life, & Motor Insurance
      Ask about travel insurance in the Travel Forum
      Ask about business insurance in the business forum.
      Ask about mortgage protection in the mortgage forum
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      Latest: Home insurance & residing in a nursing home DirectDevil, Sep 25, 2018 at 11:20 AM
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    16. Money makeover

      Budgeting and dealing with debt moved to Mortgage Arrears and Debt Forum .
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    17. Askaboutbusiness

      Tax, funding, planning, sole traders, company law, etc.
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    18. Other financial issues

      Post here if it does not fall into one of the other forums. Check out Miscellaneous Non-financial Questions
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      Latest: Money Laundering Jim2007, Sep 22, 2018 at 7:58 PM
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    1. Economic issues

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    2. The great financial debates

      Recurring debates on financial topics
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    1. Supermarket shopping

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    2. Homes and gardens

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      Latest: To filter or not? Leo, Sep 24, 2018 at 10:23 AM
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    3. Water metering and charges

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      Latest: Mains pipe through attic Leo, Feb 6, 2018
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    4. Home energy

      Central Heating; fireplaces; double glazing; Insulation; BER; alternative energy;energy saving lights
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    5. Sites, planning, self-builds and extensions

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    6. Management companies, apartments, etc.

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      Latest: Balcony repairs - who has to pay Jim Stafford, Sep 25, 2018 at 12:34 PM
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    8. Is this a scam?

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    9. I.T.,Cameras and MP 3 players

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    10. Phones, DVDs, TVs, Audio/Visual

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      Latest: Recommend a good Mobile phone with decent battery Frank, Sep 22, 2018 at 7:42 PM
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    11. Service Providers

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      Ask issues unrelated to suppliers in Phones or IT
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    12. Overseas Travel,Holidays,Hotels & Airlines

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    13. Cars, cycling and transport

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    14. Miscellaneous Non-financial Questions

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    1. Letting Off Steam

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