savings advice

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    I need advice about savings! Please help

    Hi everyone. I am 24 years old. I am starting work as a trainee solicitor. This will be the first time in my life I am not working for minimum wage. I will be earning 44,000 gross. I wanted advice because I really want to try and save as much as I can. Does anyone have any advice on this? I...
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    20 Something Saver - Good at saving, know nothing about how grow those savings...any advice?

    I'm going to be 25 this year and want to take more control over my finances. How to do that is another question o_O I come from a family of hard workers and good savers who have never struggled financially, but wouldn't describe any of us as particularly financially savvy! Although my salary is...
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    Pension for my wife

    Probably a stupid question but wondering what if anything can be done please. We are a couple of 40 year olds. Mortgage is paid off. Have savings. Wife is staying home to rear kids. She has no pension. I have a pension with work and am paying the max for my age. Is there anything we can do for...
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    What to do with 200k savings that's currently sitting idle?

    Age 38 Spouse (wife) 39 . Gross income 80,000 PAYE Gross income of spouse 60,000 PAYE Type of employment IT Manager . Monthly take-home pay 7800 (combined) Monthly outgoings 6000 month including childcare, rent, petrol, car insurance etc. This is higher than we'd like...
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    AIMS target return fund?

    Hi all, I just wanted to see if you had any opinions on the AIMS fund from Aviva. I am looking for a regular saver now that I have my emergency fund of 10k built up. I am 24 years old, on 28k a year and looking to put away 300/400 euro a month (increasing further over time) to hopefully be able...