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Sean LaPointe

Sean is a freelance writer and journalist based in London who enjoys writing about personal finance and related subjects. He uses personal experience, empirical finance literature and expert insight to provide actionable tips and info that help readers become more financially literate and make better financial decisions.

4 budgeting mistakes to avoid during a pandemic

Here are 4 major budgeting mistakes that you should avoid making during a pandemic. More »

How do I build equity in my home?

Are you a homeowner wondering how to build your home equity faster? Here are a few useful tips. More »

What is home equity? A new buyer’s guide

Recently bought a house or are planning to buy one and are unsure about the concept of home equity? Here's everything you need to... More »

How much does a prescription cost in the UK?

An overview of current prescription costs in the UK. More »

How to save money on home handyman services

Looking to save money on home handyman services? We have compiled a few practical tips to help you. More »

5 ways to borrow money for home repairs

Encountered a home repair problem that need fixing immediately but don't have cash? Here's how to borrow money to fix the problem. More »

The benefits of paying off your debts early

Thinking of paying off your debts ahead of schedule? Here's a brief breakdown of the benefits you stand to gain from doing so. More »

How to cook healthy meals on a budget

Eating healthy doesn't have to be unreasonably expensive, here are our top tips for cooking healthy meals on a budget. More »

Who pays divorce costs?

A divorce comes with costs, but who actually pays for these costs? More »

How to find reliable home repair services

We show you how to find reliable and reputable home repair service providers. More »

How to travel on a budget

Planning on travelling but do not want to spend a fortune? Here are our top tips on how to travel on a budget. More »

Good debt vs bad debt: what’s the difference?

A brief summary of the main differences between good and bad debt with common examples of each. More »

10 money-saving grocery shopping tips

Looking to save money while grocery shopping. Here a few useful tips. More »

8 tips for sticking to your wedding budget

Planning a wedding and wondering how to ensure you stick to your budget? Here are a few helpful tips. More »

5 things to look out for before booking a budget hotel

Here a few signs that should tell you that a budget hotel is not worth taking a chance on. More »

How to negotiate when buying a used car from a dealer

Looking to buy a used car from a dealer? Here are a few tips you can use to get a great deal. More »

4 ways to avoid debt in university

Breaking down how students can avoid debts while in school. More »

7 tips for renovating a house on a budget

Looking to renovate a house on a budget? Here are a few practical tips to help you save costs. More »

3 tips for getting a car loan with no credit history

Looking to get an auto loan but have no credit? Here a few tips that can help you get the loan More »

Getting a mortgage after bankruptcy

Interested in getting a mortgage after declaring bankruptcy? We break down how you can improve your chances of getting one. More »