July 29, 2014

Saving For A Deposit On A New Home? It Doesn’t Have To Be Hard

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    Sometimes a family will outgrow the home in which they live. It is not an unusual situation in which to find yourself because most people have to climb the housing ladder slowly. When it is time to step up to the next rung, you might wonder how to fund the move. Maybe you […]

Smart investment for a secure family future

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      Managing investments as a private, untrained individual can often feel daunting; when you have the wellbeing of your family to consider, it’s all the more so. As so often, though, things aren’t really as complicated as they may seem. Patience, steady judgement and a basic understanding of the options can make you […]

The quest for self-sufficiency, freedom and financial independence: The 3 reasons why we’ve always bitten off more than we thought we could chew

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    It was only a few weeks ago when the figurative mountain seemed impossibly high to climb. ‘I can’t do this any more!’ was all I could say to Mike as we had one of our rare but vocal arguments. The house was a tip with rooms being ripped out and redecorated, with boxes […]

The Secrets to Planning a Family Holiday on The Cheap

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    Summer is here, which means it’s just about time to book your family holiday so you can all have a break away, with great food/drink, fun, and bonding. Family holidays aren’t easy to book on the cheap, but it can be done if you’re careful and consistent with your search. We all need […]

From saving for schools to saving for pensions: top money tips for families

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    Saving during times of economic hardship can be difficult but thankfully there are plenty of tips which can help families on their way. Here are a few of them but you can find plenty more budgeting advice in this money-saving tips article on the BBC.   Starting the saving habit The most important […]

8 Tips for Future Proofing Your Child’s Tomorrow

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    As parents we find ourselves constantly worrying about our children. Did they brush their teeth? Are they eating their five-a-day? Are they getting enough exercise? It’s not just these daily things we find ourselves worrying about but also the bigger stuff. Will they go to university? How will they be able to buy […]

How to earn money back on all your online shopping…

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    Saving money on every-day goods and services and even luxuries is at the top of everyone’s agenda.  Cashback is a great way of saving money whenever you shop online or even in-store.  But what is ‘cashback’?  If you need to buy something online or you’re in the market for car or home insurance […]

How to save hundreds on your next trip

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    When it comes to travel there are many things you can do to keep costs down. Read on to find out how you can save money on your next holiday…   Site Policy Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on faves Buzz it up Share on Linkedin […]

De-clutter & Make Extra Money: Top Tips for Car Boot Sale Success

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  We all need to keep on top of de-cluttering our home – in spring, before the summer holidays and of course before Christmas when new toys and gifts will fill the house. But before you start throwing things away, take a look around at all your stuff and think about turning it into cash! […]

How to compare and save £s on your energy bills

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    Research out today reveals Brit households shop around for everything in life, from holidays and insurance to gadgets and clothes – yet don’t place the same level of importance on shopping for their energy bills. Shockingly, almost half (43%) of Brits admit they don’t prioritise ‘energy shopping’ to find the best deal, despite […]

55 Natural Homemade Toiletries You Can Make Yourself!

55 Natural Homemade Toiletries You Can Make Yourself

      As the cost of living continues to rise and concerns about what we are putting into and onto our bodies increase, we kill two birds with one stone* and bring you 55 homemade toiletries you can make yourself! All of these toiletry recipes are quick, easy and cheap to do, saving you […]

New ISAs Explained: What do the ISA changes mean?

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    The Chancellor recently announced that ISAs will be changing with effect from 1st July 2014. But why are they changing and what does this mean for savers?   What is an ISA and what does it do? ISAs are individual savings accounts which protect your hard saved cash from the taxman. All the […]

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