October 1, 2014

Saving for Retirement: Is Peer-to-Peer Lending the Future?

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      As pensions continue to be squeezed and interest rates remain at record lows, an increasing number of people are turning to peer-to-peer lending as a way of bolstering their retirement nest-eggs. The UK government seems to be paving the way for savers to utilise this relatively new form of investment more than […]

Credit Offers: Too good to be true?


    Two million people in the UK use payday loan companies as a quick and easy option for obtaining credit. These companies’ advertisements make it look so convenient, and if you have a low credit rating and can’t get a loan or overdraft from a bank, this might seem like an ideal option. It […]

Get the Entire Family Online with Inexpensive Broadband Packages


          In today’s ‘always connected to the internet’ world, a larger family will mean more devices eating into a broadband limit. However, the inexpensive unlimited packages now available on the market mean you don’t have to pay a fortune to get the entire family online.   Internet devices in your home […]

Getting Insured: Where is the Best Place in the UK to Get Insured?


    Car insurance is a must for every car owner. Having some form of insurance from certain risks including accidents and theft enables the owner to safeguard their investment on their cars. However, car insurance premiums can be quite expensive depending on a lot of factors—the size and make of the car, the number […]

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


    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


    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 […]

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