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Traditional Personal Finance Rules Revised

Some financial rules really survive the test of time. Don’t spend more than you earn, stick to your budget, save for retirement. However, some tips are outdated and plainly not valid in this day and age. These previously holly pieces of advice just do not stand in today’s economy and rapidly changing job market. Buy […]

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These AI Powered Apps Will Help You Save Money

These days we spend more time on our smartphones than we do our computers, which means the vast majority of us will do our online banking on the go. As such most banks have their dedicated apps and services to make sure we can check our balances and manage our accounts with ease. But do […]

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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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How To Find Your Perfect First Home

This is one of your biggest if not the biggest purchase in your life, so you really want to get it right. Therefore, it is essential that you think about this long term. You will have to come head-to-head with additional costs, property research, squeezing information out of the seller and much more. Keep reading […]

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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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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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Check Out These Hacks To Stay Warm This Winter!

Heavy snow has been a regular occurrence 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 and have a dance with our mates. Or maybe have some food and a laugh! We all deserve a night out with our friends from time-to-time, but it can cost a fortune if […]

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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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How to Beat the Winter Blues and Stay Productive

It seems like winter has arrived! The days are shorter, it’s constantly dark outside, and most of the time we don’t want to get out of our warm beds. Some of us might even experience the “winter blues”. Whether it’s seasonal affective disorder or post-holiday let-down, you will benefit from our tips and tricks on […]

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Are You Prepared for a Cold Winter?

The scorching heat of the summer has now become a distant memory. We may have all been praying for a breeze a few months ago – now we may be facing an incredibly cold winter.  But if there’s one thing residents of the UK are good at, it’s solving weather related problems! We may complain […]

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Ultimate Guide to Finding the Best Deals on Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday, also known as the day of double discount bargains, is taking place on Monday 26th of November. This online sale (hence the name ‘cyber’) is the best opportunity to smash out your shopping list and spend the lowest amount possible. Everything from fashion, electronics and even flights are subject to discounts. Even though […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Black Friday

Black Friday! The best time to do your shopping… or is it? This phenomenon, which originated in the USA, has already become well established in the UK since it first introduced by Amazon in 2010. As it has evolved over time, the event has also extended in length (now the discounts last around a week […]

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The Myths And Truths About Millennials’ Relationship With Money

If you were born between 1980 and 1996, you may describe yourself as a millennial. Also known as Generation Y, this largely vague demographic has been widely accused of buying too many avocados and not saving up for their future. Put simply, a stereotyped millennial is rarely out of the headlines for how they handle […]

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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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How to Beat the Energy Bills This Year!

As we start the long cold journey into winter, it may be time to start thinking about cutting costs when it comes to your energy bills. Costs seem to be on the rise constantly, and your heating bill is certainly going to go up in the next few months. It’s not the most exciting thing […]

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A Simple Guide To Reducing Everyday Expenses

With the rising costs of gas, electricity, fuel and food it’s no surprise many people in the UK are struggling to make ends meet. Regardless of whatever you’re earning, and even if you’ve got into the habit of saving, an unexpected expense can disrupt your budget. As a result of this, more and more people […]

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This Is How Much Money You Can Save By Going Vegetarian!

There’s a lot of hype around cutting ties with our carnivorous lifestyles: whether that’s for environmental causes, ethical causes, or simply jumping on the ‘I’m vegan’ bandwagon. Either way, there is a reason why there are now over 12.5 million vegetarians and vegans in the UK. It’s simple really — going vegetarian is cheaper, and […]

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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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The 5 Easiest Ways to Save Money Without a Conventional Savings Account

Saving money is never easy, it essentially involves purposely hiding money rather than spending on nice things. But fortunately, we’ve found some easy and fun ways to save other than using the traditional savings account. 1. Use AI To Save With Plum Plum makes saving money simple by just doing it for you. It lives […]

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An Ultimate Guide: The Cost Of Living At University

So, you’ve got your place at university sorted and you’re ready to join thousands of other students for at least the next three years. But for many students living away from home, the cost of living is tight, even with the aid of student finance. Here, we’ve broken down the average cost of living away […]

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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. 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 […]

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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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Tips For Getting Out of Debt

While credit can be useful, having debt can be stressful. Struggling to keep up with repayments can feel very much like walking the wrong way up an escalator. No matter how hard you try, it can lead to a feeling of getting nowhere fast. But getting out of debt doesn’t have to be too hard. […]

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