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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 are 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 […]

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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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5 Great Ways to Save Money on Your Car

Cars are expensive things. Whether it’s buying them, getting insured or maintaining them. All year round they are costing us money so its good to know how we can save money.  Here are top tips for saving money on your car: Switch your car insurance. When your car insurance is up for renewal, do a […]

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Equipment to Help you Exercise Without a Gym Membership

We all know that exercise is an important part of our day to day lives but we don’t always take exercise seriously and we often think we need to go to the gym in order to get in shape. The truth is we don’t need gyms to get in shape or stay active. Here are […]

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5 Unexpected Ways to Save Money

We are always looking for ways to save money in our day-to-day lives. While some of the most obvious things we know about like switching energy providers, using voucher codes and buying things in a sale are clear to us, some others are not. Here we list five things that you haven’t thought about that […]

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Trimming Your Back to School Costs

The Back-to-School season is soon upon us, and shortly following is  Christmas! Though it seems that the summer holidays had only just begun, there’s less than a month until the kids return for another year at school. Therefore, it’s important to get all the new year essentials now and keep the cost of new books, […]

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Cook at Home… and Save Money!

If you are currently looking at ways to save more money, why not put an end to those takeaways and start cooking instead? Buying food in the supermarket is both cheap and fun, and you can even start a new health kick to boot! The best way to approach this lifestyle change is firstly to […]

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Birthday Gifts that Show You Care

If you are feeling the pinch, or simply want to save for a rainy day, why not think about making your own gifts and cards for that special someone’s birthday this year? It will not only save a small fortune, but will also really show how much that you love them. It’s likely to be […]

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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 and 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 help you to take a […]

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Overdrafts more expensive than payday loans, says Which?

Originally written By Brian Milligan (Personal Finance reporter) on 8 July 2016 at the BBC. Borrowing money on an unarranged overdraft from your bank can be more expensive than taking out a payday loan, says consumer group Which? Anyone who borrows £100 for 28 days from a payday lender now faces a maximum charge of […]

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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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Switch Energy Suppliers and Save Money!

Here at My Financial Broker we are always doing our best to help our valued customers save money. Whether it’s in the form of a helpful short term loan or just some friendly advice, we like to think we are there for you when you need us. In this post, we present some tips on […]

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Top 3 Money Saving Tips for Families

Sometimes family life can seem like a whirlwind, and when you look at your bank statement at the end of the month you can wonder where your money went. By taking a little extra time to budget, you can save your family hundreds. You could put these savings towards whatever you want, whether it be […]

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Why You Should Think Carefully Before Applying for a Payday Loan

Getting a payday loan can seem incredibly tempting You get fast money: immediate cash to splash out on whatever you want. But there is a reason that payday loans get the bad press that they do. It is extremely easy to get caught out with loans of this type, and you could end up in […]

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No Payday Loan? No Problem

A payday loan is a highly popular means of procuring money for a short period of time. With varying levels of proof required by different loan companies, and the generally small amounts being dealt with, payday loans are seen as a quick, easy way of getting money when you need it. However, the payday loan […]

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Why You Should Start Saving Now For 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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Household debt in the UK is spiralling

Household debt in the UK has spiralled over the last few years. According to research from an accountancy firm PwC, the average figure of unsecured debt that an average household owes will be approximately £10,000 by the end of 2016. So what has caused this? Research shows that borrowing on credit cards, personal loans and […]

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Are You Eligible For Help With Your Council Tax?

Struggling with the day to day bills can be such a chore when you are on a limited budget. Council tax is one of the largest outgoings after rent or a mortgage so checking with your local council to see if you are eligible for any discounts could help the monthly coffers. How much should […]

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Pros and Cons of Bad Credit Loans

Bad credit loans are designed for people that have a poor credit history or a limited credit history. You might even search for no credit check loans. Bad credit can be caused by a number of reasons. Some have defaulted on or failed to repay previous loans on time. Others have had a County Court […]

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Efforts Made by Financial Ombudsman for Borrowers of Short Term Loans

Short term loans in the UK have, historically, been the domain of the loan shark. However, since the financial crash in 2008 these loans have become a common, more legitimate, feature in the UK. Often known as Pay-Day loans, they offer a short-term solution to a financial situation many people find themselves in when they […]

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Your Finances Under Your Own Control with Help of Short Term Loans

Financial situations are as unique as the people who find themselves in them. Harmful financial trends like an increase in the cost of housing and stagnate wages mean that consumers have increasing financial pressures. They may choose to get through a tight spot with assistance of short loans. Money, especially the exchange of money, can […]

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Payday Loans Vs Instalment Loans – Make The Best Choice

Among the most popular loans available today in the UK, payday loans now face stiff competition from instalment loans. While each has benefits, there are some key differences. Before applying for a loan, it is important to know which loan is right for you. What is a Payday Loan? Borrowers who qualify for payday loans […]

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How to Cut Back During the Winter Months

The party season has well and truly left the building and it’s now time to reduce the hefty burden of its aftermath both physically and financially. With a seemingly freezing winter still gnawing away at us, it seems impossible not to have the hurting on full blast 24/7. Of course this just increases the cost […]

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