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Recipe for disaster

A City of London solicitor has written two books – The Boys&#39 and The Girls&#39 Guide to Wealth – in an effort to make financial management more accessible. The author has decided to approach the girls&#39 guide with a dieting metaphor: “As with a diet, the more closely you follow the guidelines, the more money you will save.”

Well, Diary readers, if our experience of dieting is anything to go by, there will be a long period of saving followed by plenty of spending on pies before you can say fish and Sipps or bacon wraps.

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