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How do affluent residents of prime central London support the local economy?

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The wealthy neighbourhood of Mayfair is the number one residential spot in prime central London, having reclaimed the crown from Knightsbridge in 2016. It is often mistaken that the affluent residents of the area do not put any money back into the local economy. However, a new report from premier Mayfair estate agents Wetherell, has revealed that this misconception is entirely untrue and these residents contribute to the leisure, employment, and shopping divisions considerably. A respectable 2,000 millionaires call Mayfair home, made up of 20 billionaires and 200 nine-figure salary earners. The ultra-wealthy residents are found to provide an ample…

Boosting Your Self-Confidence in 2017

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Self-acceptance is something many of us have a long, hard battle with. It is all revolved around the subconscious mind, and has a lot to do with envy and jealousy but this doesn’t apply in all cases. Self-confidence begins when self-criticism ends, but this process can be somewhat extensive and challenging. When your mind is free from all major worry and stress you will start to experience a level of contentment, which is accompanied by a motivational drive to maintain happiness. Find yourself. Compared to some, you may be lost as to what your style is. This is very common…

Are Digital Payments Threatening to Make Cash Obsolete?

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“APPLE WATCH – APPLE PAY” (CC BY-ND 2.0) by shinya The increasing popularity of digital payments means that we are edging closer and closer towards a cashless society. In 2015, Denmark made the move towards getting rid of the legal obligation for shops to accept cash payments in an attempt to cut down on costs for processing cash. The move made sense as an estimated third of the country’s citizens already used an official state mobile app called MobilePay to make payments. With the rise of alternative forms of payment such as contactless cards, mobile apps, and Bitcoin, it’s looking ever more likely…

Tips for Saving Money Shopping for Your Baby

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Are you about to head out of the house and over to your favorite kid’s stores? Whether you’re currently pregnant or already have a few of your own, you probably know two things- shopping for kids is fun but can also empty your wallet pretty quickly. Here are some great baby shopping tips that help to keep you cruising those aisles while helping your bank account survive the day. Use promo codes and coupons A fantastic way to save money throughout your baby’s life is the use of promo codes and coupons. Not only will you save money in the…

Highly Successful People Who Never Made the Grade

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Society tells us that we should work hard in school, get a good college education and follow our dreams when we decide on a career. For 99% of the population this ethos is exactly right and the most likely way in which you can find a successful career. School is an important time for you, this is when you learn the tools that you need to prepare you for life, gain the knowledge that will take you to successful careers and become a confident individual to take life on. For many however, school is a drag and they cannot wait…

How to Start the Process of Getting out of Debt

Getting into debt is incredibly easy, in our daily lives we are surrounded by offers of interest free credit, car finance, personal loans, mortgages and hire purchase and whilst these can be great options to use when managed properly, many fall into the trap of taking on too much. When this happens it can leave people  with mountainous debt that continuously grows month on month with interest charges and getting out of this debt can be very difficult. The impact that this has on people’s lives can be awful, it adds increased pressure and stress to their lives as they look…