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Which Job Would You Have in the 1920s?

  Compared to how life was just a few decades ago, life in the 21st century looks like science-fiction. We work on tiny portable computers and spend our wages using apps on our smart phones. But how would you have got by in the ‘Roaring Twenties’? For example, if you’re […]

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How to focus at work in the age of distractions

How to Focus at Work in the Age of Distractions

Distractions are everywhere in our fast-paced, digital world. The rise of the internet, social media and smart technology have landed us firmly in the Age of Information or – as it’s otherwise known – the Age of Distraction. While these advances in technology have undoubtedly helped us do more and […]

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Pounds Vs. Local Currency

Pounds Vs. Local Currency

Travelling to another country soon? Wondering if you should you pay in local or home currency? You might find yourself with these questions while traveling, since often times you’ll have the option to pay with pounds but end up paying much more than expected. Below, we’ll help clear up when and […]

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How awkwardly British are you?

Surveying the Nation – are you awkward with money?

We’ve all experienced ‘awkward’ moments where we wish the ground would open up and swallow us – whether it is fumbling for change at the front of a long queue or suffering the indignity of trying to stamp on a pound coin that’s gone rogue across the high street. Our […]

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9 Ways to Save Money on Food

Trying to reduce your grocery spend? Good for you! Here are a few tips to get you started: 1. Plan around sales. Forming your menu around the week’s discounts is a great way to stay under budget while still adding variety to your diet. Different items will be on offer […]

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How to increase your home's value

Home Makeover for Less

According to the Guardian, house prices are almost 9% higher than they were on average in England and Wales one year ago,1 which may suggest that buyer confidence is finally on the rise after many years in the doldrums. Before this, homeowners across the UK have had a very difficult time […]

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See the Sights for less

Enjoy EU Hotspots on a Budget

With numerous exciting European cities on the map, it’s hard to know which one to tick off your wish list first. While budget plays a part in the final decision, how many people look at comparable city break destinations to save more money? A report released by the Post Office1 narrows […]

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Want to reduce energy costs

Household Energy Spending: 5-Year Rise

A recent report1 conducted by the Office for National Statistics indicated a significant rise in household energy costs since 2012. Despite a decline in average energy usage, a 55% increase in monthly spend on household energy was recorded. With energy bills predicted to rise further over the next six years, […]

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