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Are You Entitled to Carer Benefits?

If you care for another person, you may be entitled to benefits. Find out how you can get the support you may be entitled to. Why Should I Claim? Caring is a crucial but demanding job. If you’re looking after a friend or relative, providing practical, physical and emotional support to another person can be […]

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Bride and Groom

So you’re planning a wedding to celebrate the love and commitment between you and your partner, but your focus is on everyone else. What isn’t too surprising in this scenario is that you forget about your own needs when counting heads and factoring in costs. Don’t forget that this is your day and as well as the […]

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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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6 Cheap Afternoon Teas In London

Whether you live in London are just visiting, afternoon tea is a British staple that you should definitely make time for occasionally. Afternoon tea may sound like a pricey luxury reserved for ladies but we can point you in the right direction, here are 6 cheap afternoon teas in London, each boasting high ratings and […]

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Unforgettable Mother’s Day on a Budget

Mother’s Day is a beautiful celebration in the name of the matriarch of your family as well as a general honoring of motherhood and the influence of mothers in society. If you want to make this day extra special for the woman who raised you, but you’re worried about your budget, we got your back! […]

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Very Wallet Friendly Valentines

Are you looking forward to Valentine’s Day, but you’re worried about funds? You don’t have to compromise romance for money! This blog post will give you plenty of ideas on how to spend your Valentine’s Day in the sweetest way possible and not over-spend. Home Rendez-Vous You can start by spoiling your partner with a […]

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10 Best Places in the UK to Watch The Fireworks on Bonfire Night

Put on your hat, gloves and grab some sparklers, it’s Bonfire night! Get ready for a mad night full of thrills and amazing fireworks. Where in the UK is the best place to spend it?  Here’s our pick of the 10 best Bonfire night celebrations in the UK.  Remember, remember!  The fifth of November… East Sussex […]

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20 Last Minute Cheap Halloween Costumes

Not got yourself sorted for Halloween yet? If you’re going to (or throwing) a costume party, you’ll need a fantastic outfit to make the hoards of spooky folk running around hideously jealous. You may also to need to dress up the kids for trick-or-treating. If you need to source a last minute costume, but don’t […]

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Everything You Need To Know About Going To Oktoberfest This Year!

As you’re probably aware, Oktoberfest is the world’s largest beer festival. It’s held in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, lasts at least 2 weeks, and attracts over 6 million people each year. For many of us, it’s a lifelong dream to go – what’s stopping you? Here’s everything you’ll need to know if you decide to take […]

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How To Avoid The Kids In The School Holidays

This summer has been unrelenting, and for those with fairer skin, spent mostly indoors. But now the haze of summer is drawing to a close, it’s safe to leave the house without risking sunburn. The trick is to avoid the swarms of children on holiday for the next month. For those of you without children, […]

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The Top Five UK Holidays This Summer!

Every family needs a break! But like most, you might be worried about being able to afford a holiday this summer. We say that’s hogwash! Don’t believe that a nice beach holiday is only possible abroad.  Here are five incredible destinations to visit in the UK that are well within budget! Bournemouth Did you know — Bournemouth beach has […]

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Five Foolproof Ways To Get Into Festivals For Free!

Festivals are expensive. Most of the biggest festivals in the UK are around £200 for a weekend ticket. And that doesn’t even include the cost of accommodation, travel or food! According to research by MSN, the average British festival-goer will spend £405 a year attending festivals. This is a cost which is unaffordable for many. Luckily, […]

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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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Top Ten Tips For Saving Money At Easter

Easter can be a fairly pricey time of year. As well as buying many guilt-free packs of Mini Eggs, there are often lots of activities and parties to attend, so Easter can quickly become costly. We’ve found that you don’t have to spend lots to fulfill your post-lent cravings, so check out our top 10 tips for […]

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Forget The Flowers – Try These Alternative Mother’s Day Gifts!

Mother’s Day is coming a little earlier this year, so just in case it’s slipped your mind, March 11th 2018 is the date to remember. Flowers, though tried and tested, can be difficult to get in these colder weathers, and they’re not always suitable for mothers – especially those who suffer from hay fever or […]

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Cheap DIY Christmas Gift Ideas

Presents made with love (and your own hands) are the best kind. DIY projects are not only a good way to save some money on buying presents, but is also a great way to show your love for your friends and family by putting in some time and effort on something handmade. Here’s some easy and […]

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Free Things to Do During the School Summer Holidays

When the summer holidays start, if you have children it can be difficult to keep them occupied until school rolls back around in September. Not only that, but it can actually be quite expensive. With the cost of childcare and trying to find suitable events and places to visit, costs can add up. It’s hard […]

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Guy Fawkes Night Ideas

Bonfire night comes so soon after Halloween, therefore it is often an issue of finding the right amount of cash to have a good night. All without it feeling cheap and not worth the hassle. Here are some options for Guy Fawkes Night on a budget. Have a Family Party Why not have the entire […]

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A City Break Weekend that Won’t Break the Bank

There can be little doubt that a weekend away in a fun city is one of the best ways to relax, It also offers the opportunity to recharge those batteries. The great news is that nowadays, you can do this for far less than you might think. Here we look at some tips that can […]

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