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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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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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Personal Loans 101

Personal Loans 101

You know you need a loan, but how do you know which kind to choose? With so many options available for lending, it’s challenging to know which one fits your needs best. We’ve broken down the basics of a personal loan, the pros and cons, things to watch out for, [...]
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The Best Budgeting Tools and Strategies

Every day is filled with life expenses and the challenge of how to prioritise them. Rent on your flat, electricity and mobile bills are in a battle with your Saturday night dining tab and what about saving for a trip or your retirement? Creating a budget can be overwhelming. With [...]
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Boxing Day Breakdown

Boxing Day Breakdown

Despite its combative-sounding name, Boxing Day has nothing to do with pugilist punches, returning unwanted Christmas gifts, or throwing out gift boxes! Instead, it’s a day dedicated to giving back to those who have provided services for us throughout the year. It’s most widely known as a day to spend […]

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Holiday Shopping Report 2015

Holiday Shopping Report 2015

Tis the season for discounts, shopping and e-commerce! Are you, your timeline and your budget ready for the holiday season? As it quickly approaches shoppers will start buying early, spend lots and use many different tools to purchase their holiday items. More than half of British consumers, about 57 percent, […]

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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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