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    1. Budget 2019

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    2. Deposits

      Check out the Deposits Best Buys
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      Latest: Savings club RETIRED2017, 13 Dec 2018 at 11:41 AM
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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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      Latest: Trading losses Mary55555, 14 Dec 2018 at 12:45 AM
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    8. Pensions

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    9. Recommend advisors - solicitors, accountants etc.

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    10. The Financial Services Ombudsman

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    11. 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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    12. Wills, inheritances and gifts

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    13. Personal Insolvency, bankruptcy, etc

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    14. Redundancy, unemployment & jobseekers entitlements

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    15. Welfare and state benefits

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    16. Health Insurance and healthcare costs

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    17. Insurance not covered in other forums

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      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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    18. Money makeover

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

      Tax, funding, planning, sole traders, company law, etc.
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      Latest: Pro forma invoice accounting on a company car argolis, 12 Dec 2018 at 9:55 PM
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    20. Other financial issues

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      Latest: Payrise: Extra 10k tallpaul, 11 Dec 2018 at 4:01 PM
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    1. The great financial debates

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    1. Supermarket shopping

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    2. Homes and gardens

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    3. Water metering and charges

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      Latest: Mains pipe through attic Leo, 6 Feb 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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    7. Consumer Issues and Rights

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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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    11. Service Providers

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      Ask issues unrelated to suppliers in Phones or IT
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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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