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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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How to Save Money on Your Food Shop

Food shopping for yourself or your family doesn’t need to cost a fortune. Whether you go to the shop daily, weekly, monthly, order online or in the store, or live solely from takeaway food, you’ll definitely end up spending a lot of money on food. Saving money on your food shop is an easy method […]

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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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What Finance is Best For You

Finance is a broad term – there are so many options available to you. From store cards to instalment loans for bad credit, there’s no shortage of how you can get credit. Regardless of your credit rating. But what finance is best for you? Here’s a summary of the various options available to you and […]

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Car Maintenance – Cut the Amount of Cash you Give to the Garage

The average hourly rate for garage repair stands at £75 – and if you go to a BMW dealer it can cost over £200! But getting your car fixed doesn’t have to be a financial pain. There are some brilliant ways to save cash when you need to take your car into the garage for […]

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Can You Afford to Work For a Charity?

With over 195,000 registered charities to choose from, it seems it would be easy to find a job in the voluntary sector. From helping out in animal shelters to donating time to helping children to read, there’s no shortage of charities in the UK. Most people take on voluntary work as a hobby in their […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Renting

A few decades ago, young adults often lived with their parents, but now, thanks to low salaries that don’t line up with inflation and housing prices, many more do. But renting for the first time, whether it’s with a friend or two or your first place on your own can be your ticket out of […]

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The Best Options For Your Savings

Almost 17 million Brits have less than £100 stashed away in savings, according to This is Money. For a lot of us, it’s starting to save and sticking to it, as opposed to having no money to save. It does also depend on where you are in life. A huge 3.5 million of us have […]

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5 Ways To Grow Your Personal Finance

We could all do with a brighter financial outlook but, in order to get that, we could probably all do more to make our money go further. With a little effort and some smart decision making, there are ways we can all grow our personal finances this year. Here are five ways to do just […]

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Are Payday Loans Cheaper than Unarranged Overdrafts?

If you are in need of a short-term solution to financial worries there are often only a few possible options open to you. You may be unable to borrow money from family members or friends to help you get through this tough period. The other options are to take out a payday loan or go […]

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How to Ace a Job Interview in Advance

The job market can be extremely tough. You are either well prepared but do not have any experience or you have too many qualifications. Acquiring a great job is quite an accomplishment. However, most people do not do that well at interviews. With the pressure building up they start feeling stressed. Emotions are normal and […]

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Writing a Kickass Cover Letter

In a world defined by ’30 under 30’ type lists, everybody wants to do an outstanding job. However, most jobs worth their hype require a lot more effort than usual. Differentiate Yourself A cover letter is not mandatory, but it does help. Remember, you will not be the only one applying for that particular job. […]

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Alternatives to Short Term Loan Solutions

Looking for an alternative to a short term loan? Well good for you: researching all of the options available to you will help you make an informed decision to get you back on the right track, financially speaking. Finding a way to pay your debts that will not cost you more money is the choice […]

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Starting a Hobby in the New Year

What greater way to enter the New Year than by taking up a new hobby, and potentially finding a passion to last a lifetime. Whether you take up a sporting pursuit, start sewing, reading, writing, hiking or any of the plentiful options you have at your disposal, have fun and take a look at some […]

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Brokers Vs. Lenders: What They Do

Brokers and direct lenders have many things in common. Both of them conduct campaigns of advertising for attracting customers and both of them collect information on your financial status in order to decide whether to lend you money or not. Both can also help you to get a better understanding of the lending process and […]

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What Creditors See On Your Credit Report

In today’s world, we are constantly bombarded with advertisements for quick cash and free credit scores. Credit reports are a necessary when buying a home, car, and other big expenses that will require a loan. Knowing the information that the creditors will see on your report can make a huge difference in the amount of […]

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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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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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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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Get Educated Online

If you’re looking to better yourself and learn new skills then there are a number of sources online that can help you. Whether you are looking to get a new job, enhance your skills in a current job or just for fun, the following sources are a great place to start: Udemy Udemy is an […]

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