"After that, save it to reduce the need for future borrowing. I'd suggest building up a mortgage deposit is a far better use of the cash (see the LISA and Help to Buy ISA guides). … [Read more...] about People paying back a student loans are about to be £62.80 better off
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If you are under 21, studying for non-advanced education, such as A levels or a diploma, and you are without parental support If you or your partner are responsible for a child If you or your partner is a foster parent If you have a limited capability for work and are also receiving personal independence payments (PIP) or disability living allowance (DLA) If you have a partner who is not a student Or if you are taking time out from your course because of illness or caring responsibilities The Sun wants to Make Universal Credit Work … [Read more...] about Universal Credit Q&A – Will my benefits stop if I take out a student loan?
Young, 51, described as a fixer for the super-rich, rose suddenly from working-class origins in Dundee to occupy a £14m Oxfordshire mansion and to throw his money about in spectacular fashion. He once bought his then wife, Michelle, a Range-Rover filled to the roof with couture dresses. For her 40th birthday, he gave her a £1m necklace. … [Read more...] about Jailed property man hid his assets in offshore network during divorce
The ruling is the culmination of a bitter legal battle over Scot Young's disappearing fortune. Michelle Young had claimed it amounted to "a few billion" pounds. She has said she is a victim of fraud because he has manipulated his affairs so as to deprive her of a fair share. … [Read more...] about Businessman Scot Young hid £40m from estranged wife, judge rules
When I started exchanging emails with Don, he was 69, divorced, and staying at the Desert Rose RV park near the warehouse in Fernley. His wife had gotten to keep the house. The 2008 market crash had vaporized his savings. He had been forced to sell the Mini Cooper. In his old life, he’d spent about $100,000 a year. In his new one, he learned to get by on as little as $75 a week. … [Read more...] about Living in cars, working for Amazon: meet America’s new nomads