Cutting Back to Get Ahead

Dial Down Your Debits — Save Money Each Month

Ever opened a bank statement and failed to recognise the details of something you’ve paid out for? While your bank is always able to clear up any confusion, it can be equally confusing to wonder why you’re still paying for something that you don’t need, or haven’t made use of […]

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5 Ways to Get Financially Fit

5 Ways to Get Financially Fit

Flabby finances can happen to the best of us. A lot of us are either carrying around excess financial weight we’d like to lose or are wishing for stronger assets. What’s the best way to whip your finances into shape? Here are five suggestions to get you started. 1. Pay […]

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Life Hacks for 2015

11 Ways to Make Life Easier in 2015

It is officially 2015! Is one of your resolutions or goals for the new year to get financially, professionally and personally organised? We’ve come up with 11 life hacks to make your life and year easier: 1. Decrease outgoing funds. Don’t need it? Don’t buy it! This year, try to […]

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Homeowners Association 101

Get to Know the Homeowners Association

There are 17 million homeowners and 5 million aspiring homeowners in the United Kingdom.1 Buying a home is a big decision, not to mention an expensive one. In the UK, the cost of buying a home skyrocketed to £163,000 on average in 2013, which is six times higher than the […]

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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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