How to Host the Holidays on a Budget

The holidays are perfect for spending time with friends and family, enjoying the company of those dear to you as the year ends. But opening your home for parties and visiting relatives can get expensive fast. You have to think about food, entertainment, decorations and all the little costs that […]

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Winter Bucketlist

Winter Time Bucket List

When the weather outside gets ghastly and the temperature drops, it feels like the only thing to do is tuck yourself away for the winter and hibernate. We have some better ideas, and we’ve listed them below in our winter bucket list. There are many things you can do within the comfort and warmth of your own home. If you choose to adventure out and face the cold, there are some fun and frugal activities to try around your neighborhood or in the city.

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Personal Finance Bucket List

When you were a child, you might have begun your savings small, tucking away a quid here, a quid there. Eventually, your little bank would swell enough that you could indulge in candies, toys and more. You had a goal in mind, tucked away what you could and eventually achieved your goal.

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How to Start a Budget

Saving money is like going on a diet: nobody likes to do it, but you feel the effort will be worth it down the line. However, these pursuits have something else in common. In both cases, working out a sustainable lifestyle rather than a binge effort can be healthier and […]

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5 Ways You Can Start Preparing for the Holidays

Think it’s too early to start planning for the holidays? You might be surprised. It’s common practice for retailers to start rolling out holiday merchandise as early as September. You may also notice an uptick in the frequency of sales and discounts the closer we get to the holidays. Some […]

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How to Haggle in the Modern World

The modern world is an organized and regimented place. We obey the rules of the road for our safety, we pay our taxes to keep our cities running smoothly, and most of us unquestioningly pay the ticket price for the things we buy online and in the shops. However, in […]

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Frugal Guide to Cooking

Dining out daily, three times a day? No one can maintain that lifestyle — eventually, you’ll have to cook! And for those of us on a tight budget, cooking is a daily task we need to do to avoid burning through our monthly food budget in a few weeks or […]

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Confusing Finance Terms Explained - OnStride Financial

Confusing Finance Terms Explained

Many of us hear or read financial terms on a daily basis. Whether it be an advert on the tube on your commute or a brief bank message breaking up your favourite podcast, money terms are everywhere. Though the terms may sound familiar, do you know what they actually mean? […]

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