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The Best Tips For How To Host Christmas Day

Christmas season, is here, which means it’s time to celebrate and to party! We know you just can’t resist a seasonal get-together! However, you might not be confident at hosting your family and friends and would rather keep the stress involved to the minimum. Whatever your budget is, we’ll share with you on how to […]

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The Best Money Saving Tips At Christmas

There’s less than one month until Christmas, as I’m sure you’ve noticed by all the christmas decorations and mince pies in the shops. For some people, it’s far too early to be thinking about Christmas, some are full of holiday spirit all year round, and others may celebrate Chanukah, Eid or owt. No matter what […]

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7 Budgeting Apps To Help You Manage Finances By Christmas

Are you still paying off for a holiday you took this summer? Not to mention there is only one month to go until Christmas arrives – So now would be a great time to start planning and saving for the upcoming holiday season. We know you may have too much on your plate to manage […]

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Check Out These Hacks To Stay Warm This Winter!

Heavy snow has been a regular occurance in the UK in the last few years , causing its usual disruption to commuters and services. Temperatures in the UK fall to near freezing, leaving many people suffering from the cold in and outside of their homes. While some of us might be tempted to have the […]

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Don’t Let the Costs of Winter Partying Put Chills Down Your Spine!

Going out on the town these days is just so expensive. It’s only natural to want to unwind with a few drinks, have a dance with our mates, maybe some food and have a laugh. We all deserve a night out with our friends from time-to-time, but it can cost a fortune if you’re not […]

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You Don’t Need To Travel Far For A Winter Break!

For many people the idea of a winter break abroad is an absolute dream. When the temperature drops in the UK and the possibility of snow turns into the threat or rain and sleet instead, it is a nice idea to get away to somewhere warmer for a short break. You might worry that it […]

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Throwing a Fabulous New Year’s Eve Party on a Budget!

If you’re hosting a New Year’s Eve party this year, it’s only natural that you worry about the cost. With it coming hot on the heels of Christmas (often the most expensive time of the year), how do you wow your New Year’s Eve guests if you are putting together a party on a budget? […]

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Debt The Halls – Majority of Brits unable to pay off Christmas debt before April

According to The Bank of England, a typical UK household spends over £500 more during the Christmas season. Consequently, many of us are tempted to borrow a £500 loan to help regain stability in January. However, research conducted by PiggyBank found that a majority Christmas debt isn’t repaid fully until April. In The Press The Independent […]

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6 Financial Resolutions for the New Year

The New Year is a great time to put a plan together and overhaul your life for the better – especially financial resolutions that can help you get closer to your money goals. Here are 5 financial resolutions to make for the New Year. 1. Set some clear goals. Do you have debts that you […]

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The Ultimate Christmas Saving Guide

Christmas is just around the corner and can often be a strain on our wallets, with the effects felt well into the New Year. That’s why you should always start planning your Christmas finances in advance so that nothing comes as a shock last minute. Before you start going shopping mad, you need to set […]

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Bonfire Night on a Budget

Halloween is over: now it’s November and time for Bonfire Night! With Christmas just around the corner, you’ve probably started to think about budgeting for presents, but Bonfire Night doesn’t need to cost you a fortune. Here are some useful tips on celebrating on a budget, and most importantly – how to stay safe. Choosing […]

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How to Get Cheaper Gas and Electricity this Winter

Energy prices have maintained a steady level over the last few years, but with prices beginning to rise across the range of electricity and gas suppliers in the UK, now is the perfect time to make a switch and get cheaper energy this winter. All households are feeling the pinch as prices rise for all […]

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5 Cheap Halloween Party Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank

Halloween is fast approaching so it’s time to start putting together the scariest Halloween party for your friends and family! If you’re living on a budget it might be frightening to consider some of the Halloween makeup and party gear that you see on social media and in the press, thinking that it’s out of […]

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Christmas Is Right Around the Corner, Why Being Ready Makes the Season Merrier!

The Holidays are right around the corner and with all of the fun and merriment also comes bills and stress. Having a plan ready to help with the additional costs is important to your financial well-being. Planning for The Holidays is something you should be doing all year long. Although you may think that it’s […]

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Halloween on a Budget

Halloween has become an important cultural point of the year for kids and adults alike, with costumes and parties becoming ever more elaborate year-upon-year. If you like to be scared and be spooked but don’t feel like you’ve got the spare cash to do so this October, why not take a look at how you […]

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How to Cut Back During the Winter Months

The party season has well and truly left the building and it’s now time to reduce the hefty burden of its aftermath both physically and financially. With a seemingly freezing winter still gnawing away at us, it seems impossible not to have the hurting on full blast 24/7. Of course this just increases the cost […]

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Top Tips for Winter Saving

The rising costs of energy bills have obviated the need for saving energy and therefore making your home more efficient. Here are a few basics that you can do to start saving money during these winter months and all year round. Set out a few basic rules for the whole family, its simple things like […]

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Budgeting for Christmas

Taking positive action to keep away that dreaded January credit card bill that will inevitably be overladen with Christmas goodies, is creeping up quicker than we would like. Here are a few top tips to help plan ahead. Think about what you want to spend by planning ahead, work out what you can realistically afford […]

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Keep Your Home Warm in Winter Without Breaking the Bank

It’s not just the harshness of the winter months that can take its toll on you but the reality of the increase in our energy bills can be a shocker to the wallet. Bad weather automatically leads to higher costs on heating your home so here are a few ideas that could help keep the […]

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Financial New Year’s Resolutions

We all know what it feels like in January when we are broke and exhausted after Christmas. Too much money has been spent on food, drink and plastic rubbish to fill the kid’s stockings. So rather than waiting for January 1st, think about changing those habits could financially impact you for the better, now. Prepare […]

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How to Budget for Christmas

Holidays are very vital in our daily lives. Among some of the holidays is Christmas. This is the last holiday major holiday before crossing over to a new year. During this time everyone becomes happy as parents spend lots and lots of money shopping. The question is, have you ever realized that you are spending […]

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