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5 Habits of Financial Savvy People

Financially savvy people aren’t special — they’re just like you and me except they’re making better decisions with their money. These people are saving regularly, tracking where their money goes and much more. The best part is you can be just like them by making a few small changes to the way you manage your [...]
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How to Grow Your Side Hustle into a Successful Business

According to new research, 32% of people in the UK want to turn a hobby into a more rewarding career – one that makes money. The survey dubs the group “hobbypreneurs,” but there’s serious cash to be made from a side hustle. Just ask the 50% currently pursuing a passion, who make £500 to £5,000 […]

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What ‘Side Hustle’ Should You Try?

Does your 9-5 job leave you hankering for something more? Do you have unused skills just waiting to be exploited – for your own benefit? It could be time to consider a little ‘side hustle’ – earning money outside of your regular job. But where to start? There are lots of great reasons for trying […]

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What is an Overdraft

Many banking institutions have account management features that seem to benefit the customer, but many are also a way of generating revenue. Overdrafts are a common accommodation that banks make to help ensure a customer has the funds they need, even if they aren’t in their account. In fact, banks generated £1.2 billion of revenue […]

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30 Creative Date Ideas That Won’t Cost You a Penny

Dating is stressful. You want to make a good impression, but all your fancy ideas cost money. Nobody wants to look like a cheapskate, but how many posh meals or theatre shows can you invite your date to before you run out of cash? While you’ll want to avoid giving the wrong signals, there are […]

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Common Billing Errors and How to Spot them

Earlier this year, an energy supplier overcharged almost four million households, amounting to nearly £300 million in excess fees.1 Bill errors such as these are very common and certainly not limited to energy suppliers. Mobile, internet, credit cards — each of these has room for error that could cost you a sizable amount over time. […]

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Grocery Shopping Hacks

Grocery Shopping Hacks

Grocery shopping is a task that we must do, but that doesn’t mean we can’t practice some control over each excursion to the market. There are dozens of ways you can shop smarter before, during and after your trip to the market. Here are our favourite tips to help you save and still get all [...]
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Plan the Ultimate Staycation

How to Plan the Ultimate Staycation

Rules For a Better Staycation: Take off of work and cancel other obligations. Treat this like any other holiday and isolate yourself from any professional or social responsibilities. Fitting in work and to dos amongst fun activities isn’t a holiday — that’s everyday life. Complete all the chores you normally do around the house. Start off [...]
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How to Find the Best Hot Deals Online

About a decade ago, only 10% of the world’s population was shopping online. Now, more than 85% of people around the globe turn to the web to make purchases.1 While the practice of going to actual stores will never dissappear, there is something to say for the convenience of online shopping. Online shopping makes it [...]
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