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Kicking the Property Ladder: Why buying a house makes less sense than renting - and how to invest the money you save in shares, gold, stamps and more by Robin Bennett

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PS. On Starting Your Own Business

Here’s the first chapter of my book How to Make a Good Living Running Your Own Business . . .

1. Planning for Getting Started

In which we ponder on just what we are getting ourselves into and then set about getting the money to make it all possible

THIS IS NOT a get-rich quick book. When all’s said and done, the next 150 or so pages describe how £5000, judiciously acquired and spent, should allow for a £35,000–£50,000 salary in the first year and anything between £100,000 and £200,000 thereafter. I am prepared to admit that this might not be enough for some, and I have a feeling that there are quite a few people out there who would scorn such an obvious lack of ambition. And, to an extent, I’d go along ...

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