Finance Tips for Couples

Finance Tips Throughout Your Relationship

First comes love (and conversations about finances), then comes marriage (and decisions about joining finances), then comes the baby in the baby carriage (and learning to delegate finances). Try out these simple finance tips to help stay on track with your budget. At every stage in a relationship, it’s important to discuss each other’s views, […]

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9 Unusual Uses for Bananas

9 Unusual Ways You Can Use Banana Peels

The humble banana – it’s almost impossible to sing its praises high enough, from its versatility in cooking and smoothies, convenient wrapping and, above all, the delicious taste. But before this post becomes a peon to the curvy yellow fruit, one ominous question looms on the horizon – what to do with the apparently inedible […]

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How to Make the Perfect Cup of Tea

How to Make the Perfect Cup of Tea

Tea is one of the most commonly enjoyed beverages in Britain. In fact, more than three quarters of people in Britain drink a cup of tea every day! With its popularity come many debates on the proper technique to use when making a perfect cup of tea. After much research, we think we’ve nailed it. MATERIALS: […]

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New Year New Job

New Year, New Job

What better time to set your sights on new goals then at the start of the new year? Take advantage of this time when motivation is fresh and ambition is high to think about where you stand professionally and where you’d like to go. Are you happy with your current job? Do you wish you […]

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How to Make 8 Organic Foods at Home (1)

How to Make 8 Organic Foods at Home

We all know it’s good to eat healthily. Common sense dictates you should choose plenty of fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean proteins for a nutritious diet. But when wandering the aisles of your local supermarket, another question arises: should you also buy organic? Organic food is known for being slightly more expensive than […]

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Budgeting Calculators

Budget Calculators

Getting married? Kids going back to school? Need to allocate for the month? If you’ve decided to get serious about budgeting in the new year but lack the proper tools to do so, we’re here to help. The three calculators below will help you plan your finances responsibly, no matter what you’re budgeting for! Wedding […]

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How to Make (and Keep!) a Financial Resolution

How to Make (and Keep!) a Financial Resolution

Each year, people strive to better themselves by setting admirable (and at times ambitious) goals, commonly referred to as resolutions. In 2015, 63% of Brits set New Year’s resolutions,1 and in a poll of almost 1,700 adults in the UK, 26% listed theirs as wanting to improve financials and get out of debt.2 However, making good […]

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10 DIY Gift Ideas

10 DIY Gift Ideas

This season is the perfect time to show friends and family your appreciation by giving back. But showing your care/generosity doesn’t have to mean spending money on expensive gifts. For a meaningful, creative and arguably more thoughtful way to show your friends and family some love, try out DIY gifts! DIY gifts save you a […]

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Frugal Holiday Party Style

In Style and On Budget: Holiday Fashion Tips

The holidays are a very special time — with no shortage of occasions to dress up and look your best. However if you’re not careful, looking your best can mean running your savings dry. With the cost of a new dress or suit, shoes to match and accessories to accent, the price of a holiday […]

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