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I'm 42, still renting. Here's how I make peace with that

I'm 42, still renting. Here's how I make peace with that
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I really wish someone had encouraged me to buy a house when I was 20. When a 2 bed terrace cost about £25k in my town

Alice Tapper
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I proposed to my boyfriend. Here's the story...

I proposed to my boyfriend. Here's the story...
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"he was totally on board with me proposing, and that it was just the *when* that was going to be a secret to him"

Alice Tapper
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'I do not dream of labour - I have a dream lifestyle and I pursue that with my whole heart'

'I do not dream of labour - I have a dream lifestyle and I pursue that with my whole heart'
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Here's how I've decided to live

Alice Tapper
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My 12k Pay Rise Feels Like a Dream. I finally feel like I have a career in tech

My 12k Pay Rise Feels Like a Dream. I finally feel like I have a career in tech
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I was initially planning to take a pay cut to around £25k+ so being in the new role still feels a bit like a dream. I finally feel like I have a career

Alice Tapper
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'My partner earns 3x my salary, we split rent 40/60 and everything else 50/50' What's fair?

'My partner earns 3x my salary, we split rent 40/60 and everything else 50/50' What's fair?
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As time’s gone on he’s now saved a large amount of money that I haven’t been able to, and whilst we still pay 50/50 for meals out etc, when we moved in 2 years ago he said that our wage gap wasn’t fair and split it in both our favour so that I can now also save.

Alice Tapper
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Thoughts on...Helping people you love in financial difficulty

Thoughts on...Helping people you love in financial difficulty
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I’ve been thinking a lot about this recently. Both in my personal life and on GFY, the question of ‘How much should you help someone in financial difficulty?’ has come up a lot.

Alice Tapper
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I quit my life of overconsumption & materialism and moved to Cyprus to work remotely

I quit my life of overconsumption & materialism and moved to Cyprus to work remotely
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Moving away from a life of over-consumption and materialism was the best decision I could make. My life is a lot more simple here

Alice Tapper
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I saved my house deposit by living with a 90-year-old lady

I saved my house deposit by living with a 90-year-old lady
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My family and friends who met her all adored her too and we’d all have a good laugh & natter over wine!

Alice Tapper
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