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How to Save Money By Decluttering Your Home

You are probably wondering what clutter has to do with money. Well, a lot. Your home mess could be one of the culprits of your financial struggles. So, it only makes sense that it’s possible to save money by decluttering your home. But how exactly can one achieve that? In this article, we explain everything […]

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2022 Emerging Trends in the Electric Vehicle Industry

Electric vehicle (EV) sales have increased dramatically over the last two years as a result of the release of attractive and cutting-edge models. We’ve examined the top EV trends that, in 2022, will cause disruption in the auto sector. Some of these trends are new, while others are making a comeback.  1. More Electric Vehicles […]

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Summer Saving Tips

When you’re hit with an unexpected bill, a short term loan can be a quick and reliable way to correct the situation. However, taking out a short term loan should be considered carefully as there may be cheaper alternative options. This is one of the many reasons why we save for a rainy day. And […]

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Top 5 Cheap UK Holiday Destinations

The idea of the Great British Staycation is at an all-time high. Since the global pandemic, flights abroad have become a lot more expensive, so many people are choosing to holiday at home. As a nation, we’re actually very lucky, because we have such an eclectic mix of destinations, such as sandy beaches, charming seaside […]

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How to BBQ on a Budget

When summer starts, and we can enjoy long, sunny days, it can be nice to invite your friends and family round for a BBQ. There’s nothing better than being surrounded by love and laughter with an ice cold drink in one hand and a burger (veggie or meat) in the other.  The problem is, the […]

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First Job: Getting Your Foot in the Door

Just starting your career? It can be tough out there. The job market is competitive, and first-jobbers need to make a big impression. So if you’re wondering how to snag that dream position, check out these essential tips and get started on your career journey! On the Radar If you’ve just finished school or higher […]

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How To Read Your Monthly Payslip

When you get your payslip each payday, are you, like the majority of us, guilty of just filing it away, never to look at it again? Or do you check what you’ve been paid, and then ignore the rest? While the finer details may not seem all that important, we all have a responsibility to […]

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Overlooked Considerations for Brides and Grooms

So you’re planning a wedding to celebrate the love and commitment between you and your partner. This is a beautiful thing, but in a lot of cases, your focus is on everyone else. In fact, it wouldn’t be too surprising if you forgot about your own needs when counting heads and factoring in costs. It’s […]

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Camping on a Budget

When it comes to camping, you might think about opting for a pricey glamping getaway. But that’s not always an option, especially if you’re trying to save money! So here’s our guide to family camping breaks on a budget! Just about everyone wants to get away for a summer break, but steep airfares and hotel […]

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5 Tips To Create Lead Magnets and Boost Sales

Digital marketing is 180 degrees from traditional (offline) marketing. Social media has bridged the gap between businesses and their customers, and to reap the most out of this, approaching maximum potential consumers is important. This is where lead magnets come in. Lead magnets are essentially a way of collecting customer contact details by offering them […]

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20 of the Best Free Museums in the UK

A museum trip can be the ultimate day trip adventure! With so many around the country, you should easily find the perfect one for you to learn something new about the world around us. And the best thing is, many of them are free, meaning you can bring out your nerdy side without it costing […]

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5 Ways to Budget For a Summer Holiday

Are you dreaming of taking that perfect summer holiday this year? Whether you’re looking for time in the sun, or want to soak up some local culture, with summer just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to start planning your summer getaway. But did you know that for a family of four, an average […]

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7 Affordable Holiday Essentials

Holiday essentials can be expensive – from sun cream to mosquito spray. Yet all these essentials are vital for staying safe on holiday. Here’s how to be savvy when you shop for your holidays and save money on your travel must-haves! 1. Sun Cream If you’re flying to somewhere sunny (or going skiing), sun cream […]

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50 Things To Do On Your No-Spend Weekend

Saving money or trying to cut back on your spending isn’t exactly a fun task. It often means going without, and while it can make you happier in the long run, no-one particularly looks forward to the times when they have to be frugal. However, there are ways to live entirely for free, even if […]

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What is the Difference Between a Secured and Unsecured Loan?

If you’re looking into different loan options, you’ll probably come across the terms ‘secured’ and ‘unsecured’ loans. And if you haven’t taken out much credit before, you may not be entirely sure what the difference is between these types of loans. To help you gain a better understanding of secured and unsecured loans, we’ve explored […]

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Pros and Cons of Payday Loans

When it comes to taking out a payday loan, you should try and weigh up the advantages and disadvantages first. While a payday loan may be the best option for some people, it may not be a suitable choice for others. To help you get started, we’ve looked at some of the pros and cons […]

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5 Tips for Living on a Budget

We all know that living on a budget can be frustrating. It can feel incredibly restrictive – you might not be able to do all the things you want to, as you’re constantly thinking about money. But if you try to focus on your end goal, whether that’s saving up for something exciting, or getting […]

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Find Great Car Finance Deals

If you’re looking to buy a new car, you may be thinking about taking out a personal loan. But if you have bad credit, you might wish to consider vehicle finance options. As car finance is a type of secured loan, it could be the cheapest option for those with a low credit score.So if […]

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4 Things You Need After Buying a Used Car

You must consider several things after buying a used car. You may need to do some paperwork and make sure you have completed a few additional steps, depending on where you purchased it. We’ll look at four important steps you need to follow once you’ve bought a used car. 1. Registration, Title, and Transfer If […]

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Healthy Meals on a Budget

With the price of the grocery shopping hitting record highs, it can be hard to see where savings can be made. But with a little planning, research and inventiveness, you can create cheap family meals without compromising on quality. Buy for Less When trying to save, it’s important to consider when and how you shop. […]

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Buy Second Hand Clothes for School

With kids growing an average of 2.5 inches per year between the ages of 6-12 (and that’s not including growth spurts) most parents have learned that – come September – kids will probably need a new school uniform. Although supermarkets have driven prices down with their generic ranges, many schools still prefer parents to buy […]

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Bizarre Bargain Buys

If you look in unexpected places, you can get an absolute bargain. Go on, dare you! Read All Ab-Outlet Venture away from the familiarity of the High Street to find bargains on top name brands. Office, Sports Direct, Very.co.uk and Superdry are among the stores that have online outlets on eBay. They often sell end […]

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7 Ways to Compare Payday Loans Online

At the height of the financial crisis, more than 8.2 million loans were taken out in the UK. With traditional credit alternatives drying up, more and more of us turned to payday loan lenders in the UK to solve our short-term financial woes. But, times have changed, haven’t they? Well, not quite.Ten years later, and Brits are […]

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Am I Entitled to Help With Childcare Costs?

Childcare costs in the UK are among the most expensive in the world. Yet every year, thousands of pounds’ worth of help with childcare costs go unclaimed. Here is a guide to help you find out what you are eligible to claim.  Who is Entitled to 15 Hours Free Childcare? Currently, in the UK, all […]

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Buying a House: Freehold or Leasehold?

You’re reading this because you’re looking into buying a house. You’ve heard these words, freehold and leasehold. You’re stumped. You’re not the only one. But knowing the difference is important and actually isn’t as tricky as it may seem. So, What Do They Mean? There are essentially two different ways of owning a home: freehold […]

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