If you’re thinking about making an investment, your options are vast: investing in stock markets, buying property, having a savings account with your high street bank or peer to peer lending. The choice you make may depend upon factors such as how much interest you receive or how quickly you will see a return, but… Continue reading Why investing locally can be life changing
As we, and thousands of visitors, enjoy our beautiful countryside this autumn Claire Thayers asks us to think of the farmers who work and maintain it while considering what we can all do to help. With winter coming there is nothing nicer than a walk in the country, enjoying the beautiful views and changing colours… Continue reading Should we leave it to Farmers to be the curators of our Countryside?
How our holiday choices have the power to positively impact our local economies Now the school holidays have arrived, and the crazy season begins, we should perhaps take stock and think about how our holiday choices can impact on our local economies. Many choose to fly away to foreign climes while some of us prefer… Continue reading Why go when you can stay?
When you have some spare cash to put aside, be it a lump sum or a regular monthly contribution, the biggest decision is normally whether to opt for a bank account or some form of investment. While deposit accounts offer guaranteed interest, interest rates for the past decade or so have been at historically low… Continue reading Why Local Lending can be a wise investment