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Fabian's renting story - GFY x Coppermaker Square

Fabian's renting story - GFY x Coppermaker Square
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We've spoken extensively on GFY about the experience of renting, how buying isn't always the best option and why we need to re-frame home ownership. This interview is part of a three-part interview series where we've interviewed renters from the GFY community and Coppermaker

Alice Tapper
'Is it wrong that I haven’t told my partner about my £25k pay rise?'

'Is it wrong that I haven’t told my partner about my £25k pay rise?'
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Can you tell me a bit about you, your life and your relationship? I’m 34 and work in marketing. I’ve been with my partner for 9 years in total, and we’ve lived together for 6 of those years. We own our own flat, and the deposit for

Alice Tapper
'How I’ve learnt to love single  & renting life’

'How I’ve learnt to love single & renting life’
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Can you describe a bit about you and your life in London Fields? I'm a 29 year old single female, working full time in the charity sector and also studying part time in the evenings for an undergraduate degree. I've lived in London since I was

Alice Tapper
‘Are we the a**holes for spending  gifted wedding money on our honeymoon?’

‘Are we the a**holes for spending gifted wedding money on our honeymoon?’
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Can you tell me a bit about you and your life? I’m a 31 year old woman working in the Civil Service, engaged to my 33 year old fiancé, who works in commercial finance for a software company. What's the dillemma you would like to share? Our

Alice Tapper
Financial Confessions
Kaya's renting story - GFY x Coppermaker Square

Kaya's renting story - GFY x Coppermaker Square
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We've spoken extensively on GFY about the experience of renting, how buying isn't always the best option and why we need to re-frame home ownership. This interview is part of a three-part interview series where we've interviewed renters from the GFY community and Coppermaker

Alice Tapper
'I invested in myself and it paid off'

'I invested in myself and it paid off'
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Can you tell me a bit about you and your life? I’m 30 years old and live with my wife, daughter and two dogs, with another baby on the way. Life is chaotic but I love it. I originally studied biology at uni but then converted to law and

Alice Tapper
'My dad died and left me £400k in inheritance'

'My dad died and left me £400k in inheritance'
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Could you tell me a little bit about yourself? I’m 33, single, and live alone in Wales (where I also grew up). I currently work in insurance and have a property portfolio on the side. I left a higher paying job last year and took a 6 month career

Alice Tapper
Financial Confessions
My friend’s fiancé asked me for a Rolex watch as a wedding gift

My friend’s fiancé asked me for a Rolex watch as a wedding gift
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Can you tell me a bit about you? I’m in my early - mid 30’s and am currently in between jobs (changing career). I live with my partner who earns about £250k annually. What happened with your friend and her partner? Earlier this year one of my close

Alice Tapper
Financial Confessions