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Cut Your ‘Back To School’ Costs Before Term Starts!

As the summer draws to a close, lots of us have to start thinking about more practical things, like digging out our umbrellas from the cupboard and airing out our coats. For those with kids though, the end of the summer means getting the children ready to go back to school. After a summer of […]

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How Will Brexit Impact Us Financially?

The Effect So Far There is a lot of debate about whether Brexit will damage our economy or improve it. In the two years since the referendum, economists estimate that the economy has taken a hit of around £30 billion a year. Businesses are also hesitant to invest British, as we don’t really know what’s […]

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Here’s How You Can Visit A Free Festival Every Day During August!

July and August are the time for festivals, but unless you booked tickets months in advance, you’re unlikely to be able to get hold of any. If you want to go to any of the big festivals like Reading or Glastonbury, the tickets aren’t cheap either, and you might have even considered taking out a […]

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5 Things to do in London – That You Didn’t Know Were Free!

On a budget for the summer or just want to explore the capital without spending a fortune? Most of us know that London can be pretty expensive: in some parts, even a sandwich can set you back a few bob, but there’s also a lot of fun to be had for absolutely nothing! Check out […]

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How to Budget With a Family

Parenting is expensive! It can be difficult to stick to a budget plan when you’ve got to buy your children new clothes, make sure the fridge is fully stocked, and also that you’re able to afford to keep everyone entertained during weekends and school holidays. In fact, The Money Charity revealed that it costs an […]

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How Much Will You Spend During the World Cup?

The month of football during World Cup is always good fun, even for those who aren’t even into football. There are parties, events at work and the nation is united (maybe slightly sarcastically) in supporting the three lions to win their first international trophy since 1966. But this can be an expensive month for some! […]

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Father’s Day on a Fiver

Mother’s Day has been and gone, and now its time to panic buy your Dad a gift this Sunday! If you are still unsure when it is, it’s on Sunday 17th June this year. The problem is, you want to get your Dad something special, but you don’t want to get him yet another novelty […]

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Five Ways To Keep Your Kids Entertained On A Budget This Easter

Having the kids home for the Easter holidays is a great opportunity to have some family fun time. Although days out and short breaks can quickly become expensive. But with this guide, you won’t need to borrow money to have a very hoppy Easter. Here are five ways to keep your kids and your pocket […]

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Ten Gifts for a Tenner: Valentine’s Day on a Budget

Christmas has come and gone, and now it’s time to forget about the year’s next gift-giving season: Valentine’s Day. Fortunately this time you don’t have to fret about buying thoughtless and secretly last minute presents from a petrol station on the way to visiting your distant family! February 14th is all about treating your dearly […]

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Giving Up These Things for Lent Will Save You Money!

Like millions of other people, you’ve probably overspent and over-eaten at Christmas. Fortunately, we are nearing Lent, a traditional fasting period for Christians that lasts for 46 days before Easter. Even if you aren’t religious, cutting back on your indulgences will save you money and also help you live a healthier lifestyle. This year’s Lent […]

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