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Is Lady Gaga and the like taking young fans for a ride?

As One Direction and Lady Gaga are set to cash in on their newest projects, I look at the marketing techniques deployed by the entertainment industry, and ask whether it is financially exploiting young fans by IONA BAIN Why has … Continue reading

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My Christmas Manifesto: how to have a cheap, charitable and absolutely fantastic time this year

Young people are getting back to basics this Christmas, forgoing expensive shopping trips and remembering the things that really matter. In this two part series, I offer up some helpful ways to have fun and be generous without breaking the … Continue reading

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Have festivals got too expensive for young fans?

IONA’S MONEY BLOG – THE FIRST OF ITS KIND FOR YOUNG PEOPLE – STARTS HERE!   Young music fans have snubbed the Reading and Leeds Festival this year – is a stale line-up to blame? Or are rising tickets costs, … Continue reading

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