To Return or Not To Return?

The Cost of Returning Unwanted Christmas Gifts

Britain spent an estimated £700m online on ‘Manic Monday’ 40% of clothing bought throughout the year is returned during January after John Lewis saw 12% rate of return in late 2012-early 2013 Last year a staggering £43 billion was spent on Christmas in Britain, and with an estimated £700 million […]

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Does Your Relationship Have a Financial Plan?

The Pros and Cons of Financial Planning for Couples

Finances are tricky, no matter who you are, where you live or how much you make. Add in another person, though, and it can be downright overwhelming. While it might not cross your mind while you’re single, committing to another person means co-existing with their finances too. Financial planning plays […]

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Travelling Home for Christmas Map

Merry Mileage: The Cheapest Ways to Get Home This Christmas

The biggest saving of £44 can be made by taking the train from London to Leeds w/c 17th Dec Save money by driving to Plymouth instead of taking the train Coaches are overall cheapest mode of transport – if you don’t mind a longer journey We recommend traveling a full […]

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Does Your Property Have Kerb Appeal?

Kerb Appeal: Improve the Appearance of Your Property

First impressions are just as important as first glimpses. When you are walking through a residential neighbourhood or in the city streets, what you do notice about the buildings first? The qualities that make the exterior of a structure look attractive to you, to a buyer, or to a customer, […]

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Keeping Your 2015 Resolutions

Tips to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

We all begin a new year with the best intentions and full of aspiration to improve ourselves. Over half of adults in the United Kingdom will make a New Year’s Resolution; but by the end of New Year’s day, over 2 percent will have already broken it.1 If you are […]

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10 New Year’s Resolutions to Avoid

Top Broken New Year’s Resolutions

The end of 2014 is quickly approaching and the excitement for 2015 is bubbling. Now that the year is concluding, you may be reflecting upon the last year and what resolutions you want to make in the forthcoming twelve months. Once you set your New Year’s resolutions, are you concerned […]

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Supermarkets VS. Christmas

Supermarkets Bid to Reduce the Rising Cost of Christmas

The average total of your Christmas shop is now £129.70 This represents a climb of £11.79 on the 2012 total – a 10% increase The perfect Christmas shopping list can be yours for £106.33 (across 30 x items) Anyone who’s spent more than five minutes in a supermarket during the […]

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