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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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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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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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How to BBQ on a Budget This Summer

When the sun is out it is always nice to invite a small group of friends and family round for a BBQ. There is nothing better than being surrounded by love and laughter with an ice old beer in one hand and a burger (veggie or meat) in the other. Cooking at home doesn’t need […]

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How to Budget For a Summer Holiday

Are you dreaming of taking that perfect summer holiday this year? With summer just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to start planning your summer getaway. But did you know that the average holiday costs £974? Other than the holiday booking itself, new clothes, spending money and transport costs take up the majority of […]

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Surviving Festivals on a Budget

Festival season is now upon us and there are many of us who are thinking of digging into our pockets and spending upwards of £200 for a ticket to one of the many festivals around the UK. One of the things that holds us back from going or causes problems when it’s finished is the […]

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Top 5 Cheap UK Holiday Destinations

The Great British Staycation is at an all-time high. Since Brexit, holiday prices to Europe have jumped more than 35% and the fall in the pound means you’ll get less sangria for your travel money. We don’t advise to get a loan for holidays abroad, as these loans are intended for unexpected expenses. That’s why […]

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Summer Saving Tips

When you’re hit with an unexpected bill, a short term loan is 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. Funnily, the […]

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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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Christmas Is Right Around the Corner – Are You Ready?

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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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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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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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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Why You Should Start Saving Now For a Summer Holiday

With the average expected expenditure for a family holiday at a massive two months’ salary, living off a less than keen income may have you struggling with the idea of how to make the best of your summer outing. No need to fret, with a good amount of time and careful planning you could soon […]

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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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