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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, often selling end of […]

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40 Years Of Iconic Toys And What They’re Worth Now

From board games to robotic pets, our childhood toys have left a lasting impression. But is their value more than sentimental? Your favourite toys could fetch you a petty penny… Some old toys are worth more now than others, but the memories you have are priceless. Now, where did that Beyblade go… 1970s Stretch Armstrong […]

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5 Affordable Alternatives That Are Better Than The Expensive Versions

When it comes to household shopping, we all have go-to brands that we buy time and time again. We buy from these brands because we know them, we trust them, and so do our peers – it’s what’s known as brand loyalty, whether you’re doing it consciously because you prefer one brand to another or […]

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9 Money Saving Hacks to Save £1,870 Cash (Every Single Year)!

We all know how difficult it can be to save money, which is why we’re sharing 9 practical saving hacks to help you save more, without compromising or changing your lifestyle! Shockingly, 1 in 4 UK adults has zero savings. Worse still, 10% of Brits admit to spending more than they earn.   As our […]

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12 Free Father-Daughter Activities To Keep You Fit

School holidays might be your child’s favourite time of the year, but for you, it probably means trying to come up with umpteen ways to keep them occupied. Instead of listening to the constant chorus of ‘I’m bored’ while trying to understand what your daughter is interested in, why not do something active? You can […]

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How to Manage Stress about Money

Money and mental health are often connected. Poor mental health can make managing money harder and worrying about money can make your mental health worse. Reasons You May be Experiencing Money Worries If you recently lost a job or had to take some unpaid holidays, which affects your regular income, you might find yourself experiencing […]

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How To Get Healthy On A Budget

Choosing the healthy option may be hard especially if it also has to fit your budget. This blog post will take a holistic approach to health focusing on healthy eating, exercise and mental well being. Healthy Eating You don’t have to eat the trendiest superfoods like goji berries, kombucha or manuka honey, to stay on […]

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Tips For Living On A Tight Budget

Living on a tight budget can get tiresome, irritating and plainly hard. However, if you go the right way about it and save up where you can you won’t have to constantly feel deprived. You just have to make sure every pound has its purpose and you priorities expenses that really matter. Whether you have […]

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Money Management

Taking the time to manage your money better can really pay off. It can help you stay on top of your bills and save £1,000s each year. You can use these extra savings to pay off any debts you might have, or put them towards your pension. Perhaps you could even spend them on your […]

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How to Budget Like a Boss

Taking a few minutes each day to manage your money better can help you stay on top of your spending habits. It will help you create savings to pay off any debts you might have, pay for that holiday you’ve been planning or simply have it available for a rainy day. Here’s how to budget like […]

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Great Budget Apps to Ease Your Daily Life

Finance and budgeting are quintessential to our daily lives. However, due to day to day stress and innumerable things to do, most people forget all about sticking to a budget. The fact that many of us write our financial dos and don’ts on frilly pieces of paper doesn’t help either. There is good news, though. In this […]

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The Importance of Saving Money for a Rainy Day

We all have times when an unexpected situation means we need some money quickly. It is good practice to have a rainy day fund for such extreme times. Here are a few tips as to how to you can start managing your money in a way that leaves you some breathing space when the worst […]

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5 Ways You’re Probably Wasting Money

This is a sponsored blog post. Whether you have a six-figure salary or you need three jobs to support your family, everyone is looking for ways to save money. As a result, the internet is overflowing with blog posts that have titles such as “4 Effective and Sensible Ways to Save Money”, “How to Save […]

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4 Killer Budgeting Tips

Before you can really save money, you need to learn how to control your spending. Here at My Financial Broker we know all about both of these vital life skills. We love to offer tips and advice to our customers, so here we’ll show you four excellent tips that will help you to set a […]

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6 Ways to Save Money and Budget

Most people spend more than they would like to each month and though you may think you’ve budgeted, you’d be surprised how quickly a couple of pounds here and there can add up. Most money saving tips only save you small amounts at a time, but if you adopt 4 or 5 of them then […]

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The Benefits Of Budgeting

Budgeting is an effective tool of managing your money. What it does is to show you exactly how to spend your money based on your financial limitations. Having a budget saves you the grief of overspending and being too much in debt. Below are some of the benefits of budgeting! Control of Your Finances You […]

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What are the Benefits of Budgeting?

A budget does not cost anything. All that it requires is a pencil and paper or a computer. It is an important tool that should be used to attain financial improvement. It is the fundamental management tool that everybody has and should utilize well. A budget includes all the intended items that would be required. […]

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The Best Way to Produce a Budget

The importance of budget cannot be overemphasised. It is important both in the family as well as in every organisation. Without a working budget, there is every tendency that a person or company will eventually run into more debt than can be handled. Absence of a budget is the fastest way to become bankrupt. One […]

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How to Manage Your Debt

The problem with debt management talk is that it is much easier said than done. There are so many people who come up with advises on what should be done and what should not be done. The truth is this; debt management is not an easy task. It requires sacrifice and consistency in order to […]

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