7 Consumer Items Being Banned Around the World to Save the Planet

7 Consumer Items Being Banned Around the World to Save the Planet

Modern life can be chaotic, so it’s no wonder that science and commerce have teamed up to provide us with no-fuss products to help the day pass smoothly. Unfortunately, the environmental toll of some of these innovations can be enormous. It’s no wonder that eco-conscious governments and municipalities are using legislation to temper the damage […]

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Learn New Skills for Free with Online Courses

Learn New Skills for Free with Online Courses

It may have been years or even decades since you stepped into a classroom. No matter how long it’s been, it’s time to dive back into your education — all you need is time and access to a computer. Continuing education is not about what you learn, but about learning itself. The act of learning helps […]

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How to Organise Your Closet

How to Organise Your Closet

Anyone can achieve a tidy closest with a little time and determination. All it takes is three easy steps to take your closet from “Oh no!” to “Oh wow!” Step 1: Clean It out Before you start sorting, know where your castoffs will go. Will you donate them? Toss them in the bin? Or could […]

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The True Cost of Commuting

The True Cost of Commuting

It’s raining, the bus is late, the traffic’s stuck and you’re struggling to locate a few stray coins mixed in among the receipts in your pocket. Chances are, you’re not even particularly keen to get to where you’re going1: the office, the shop floor, the coalface. In such circumstances, it’s difficult to make an objective […]

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Frugal Summer Holiday Planning

Frugal Summer Holiday Planning

Thanks to a great response from our fans on social media, we uncovered your three favorite frugal cities you most want to visit this summer holiday! We’ve created travel cheat sheets to help you plan each step. BasicsTravelLodgingFree things to doFoodBasics Prague is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic. The currency of [...]
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50 Ways to Spring Clean Your Life

50 Ways to Spring Clean Your Life

The dull, dreary days of winter are quickly fading, making way for the freshness of spring. Before you tuck your boots into boxes and break out your short sleeves, seize this opportunity to dive into some spring cleaning. The origins of this annual tradition are connected to several cultures. Some researchers believe spring cleaning started […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Couponing

Think couponing is a passing trend? It’s like saying budgeting is just a trend! In fact, the origin of coupons goes all the way back to 1886, and over a century later, they still make a difference in the way we shop.1 Ready to start saving more on the things you need? Once you have […]

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How to Plan the Perfect Cheap Getaway

We all want to get away from our routine from time to time. While the idea of going on holiday is often appealing, we don’t always have the financial resources (or the desire) to do anything too lavish. By considering a few different options for what destination to visit, how to get there and where […]

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Parents Get Saving, As Pregnancy Costs Up To £5,000

A recent study revealed it costs £231,843 to raise a child to the age of 21, with the bulk of costs going to childcare and education.1 But becoming a parent starts way before your baby arrives and we’ve taken a closer look at the true cost of being pregnant to help expectant mums and dads prepare […]

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Money Management Apps for Couples

How do you and your partner manage your money? Do you divvy up bills and hope to remember due dates? Do you share a financial calendar at home? Keeping a balanced budget can help you and your partner stay on track with your expenses — especially your bills and spending. If you’re struggling to find […]

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