How to Avoid Overdrafts

Are Bank Overdrafts Really Worth It? 

A bank overdraft is one method of paying bills if you don’t have enough money to cover expenses in your account, but it may not be the lowest cost to you. Usually, bank overdrafts are repaid in less time than other types of credit, like a personal loan.   Sometimes, […]

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A Flower Map of the UK

A Flower Map of the UK

When you think of the counties of the UK, your first thought might be of the boundaries we’ve drawn, the accents to be heard, the county coats of arms or mottoes. But how about, more simply, what you find underfoot when you tread the natural land?   In 2002, conservation […]

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How to Make Your Spending Freeze a Success

6 Effective Ways to Institute a Spending Freeze

The average United Kingdom household spent over £570 per week in the 2018 financial year.1 While this statistic doesn’t take earnings or household size into account, it’s interesting to consider where your family measures up to that number.   Spending money can give you a rush, but the added space […]

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checklist for career change

The Checklist You Need When Considering a Career Switch

Stressed at work? Unable to build your skills? Frustrated with limited growth potential? It may be time to consider a career switch. A recent survey by Investors in People showed that 47% of the UK workforce anticipated looking for a job within the last year.1 If you find yourself lacking […]

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How to Make Small Outdoor Spaces Look Bigger

Space is at more and more of a premium for city-dwellers – and unfortunately, homebuyers often need to prioritize indoor room over an expansive backyard. Have you ever looked out at your garden and wished you had more space? Or wondered why you never really use your balcony? Yes, having […]

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How to Break Out of a Bad Mood Without Spending a Quid

Life isn’t always a breeze, but sometimes it can feel impossible to be positive when you’re feeling down. When you’re in a bad mood, the rest of your day can feel completely lost. Not being your best self can affect your work, relationships and personal life.   It’s tempting to […]

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