Five Myths About Custom Homes

Our home is a place where we spend a big part of our lives, having one that’s custom built for you will reflect your taste and better suit your lifestyle. There are some myths that surround the idea of a custom built home, like the hassle and extra time involved. Let’s take a look at some of those common myths:

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As a homeowner the idea of custom home design may seem overwhelming, when the reality is all you need is a vision of how that home will look. Once you’ve settled on a quality custom … Read more

Foods that every footballer should have in their diet

Athletes of all sports now perform at elite levels and some of this is down to the amount of money and time committed to researching the best ways of fuelling their bodies. Football is no different.

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A healthy diet should be followed by everybody, but is even more essential for athletes, as the British Nutrition Foundation explains.

Footballers benefit from a healthy diet due to the large amounts of energy used while playing, the need for mental alertness for a long period of time and being able to recover quickly to be able to train regularly.

Diets can … Read more

How Much Should I Be Paying into My Pension?

The amount that you pay into your pension depends on the type of pension scheme at your workplace. It also depends on whether you joined a voluntary or automatic enrolment scheme. For example, in a defined contribution scheme, you contribute £40, the employer contributes £30 and you get £10 tax relief. Your total contribution is £80. Contributions are based on earnings before tax, and how much is deducted for your pension depends on your pay.

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Workplace or employer pension contributions are lower than those of the individual, and in the UK pension contributions are being increased from April … Read more