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Debt trap catches one in four borrowers

Posted on September 18, 2013 by Daniel at 2:15 am

DebtOne in four people who take out loans other than mortgages or student debt reckon they will take at least three years to pay off their borrowings. Seven per cent do not believe they will ever be debt-free.

Those are the key findings of a new study by uSwitch, the price comparison site. The study also revealed that, excluding mortgages and student loans, UK adults have debts averaging £2,423, rising to £3,385 for those aged 25 to 34. Men borrow more than women – £769 more last year – and high earners borrow more than those in lower wage brackets. Those earning £40,000 to £70,000 owed an average of £3,000 each.


What O’ Clock Are You? [Infographic]

Posted on September 13, 2013 by Daniel at 7:21 am

Alarm clocks of some kind have existed since people have had jobs and although we’re not always happy when that alarm clock slices through our gentle slumber, all of us agree that an alarm clock is a useful device.

However, not everyone has the same attitude towards their alarm clock and with many setting their alarm clock for the first time in weeks following the summer holidays, Onlineclock.net have created this fun infographic to help identify your alarm clock personality.




Career Advice: How to be a Teacher in the UK

Posted on September 6, 2013 by Daniel at 2:11 pm


Teaching is an incredibly fulfilling career to choose, and there are many different rewards which will ensure that you enjoy your job. It can be a challenging job, but alongside the frustrations, there are many incredible moments. If you are interested in becoming a teacher in the UK, or anywhere else for that matter, you may be confused where to begin.


Stated Achievement of 5 Famed Entrepreneurs

Posted on September 6, 2013 by Daniel at 7:21 am


On this page, we glance at the most famous three entrepreneurs ever to have lived. More information and facts relating to their background are stated at my blog, 52weeksofgeek.com, and you are welcome to visit this site.


Fun Experiences of a Solo Parent

Posted on September 4, 2013 by Daniel at 2:00 am


Building a family and having a baby with Mr. Right was what Anna Wharton, and probably most girls, have always dreamed of. Never did she expect that she will only be getting half of the bargain – yes, only the baby! But she proved to herself and the world that it’s perfectly OKAY and FUN to be a single mum!

Two years ago, I never imagined my life turning out the way it did today. Back then, I was a newspaper expensive earning 60,000 a year, with a generous expense account – so generous that it afforded me nightly dinners to the best London restaurants and champagne drinks whenever I and my friends went to bars. I lived in a North London flat, and treating myself to a black cab home was never an issue.


Students Now Face A ‘Black Hole’ in Career Choice

Posted on August 21, 2013 by Daniel at 3:08 am


A “black hole” in careers and university advice has recently been found and complained about by a philanthropist who renamed a Cambridge college with a £30 million donation.

Five years ago, New Hall accepted a donation from Steve Edwards and his wife, Ros, who had studied there, thus renaming the school to Murray Edwards College, Cambridge. Mr. Edwards disclosed that he had met a lot of professionals who, at one time, were given bizarre advice and scant support for university application. He said that a career adviser at one Lincolshire school advised all the girls to work in a bank and all the boys to join the army.


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