billing errors

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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Uses for Old Blue Jeans

Uses for Old Blue Jeans

When you find a pair of jeans you feel good in, it’s hard to let them go — even when they wear out or go out of style. Don’t let old jeans stack up! Give them new life with one of these great DIY projects.

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What Type of Clutterer Are You?

What Type of Clutterer Are You?

If you find yourself drowning in stuff and unable to see your carpet through all of your possessions, then you are most likely a clutterer of sorts. However, you don’t have to be endlessly tripping over things piled around your house to be deemed a clutterer. In fact, some hoarders stash everything away out of […]

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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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Video: Make Sugar Body Scrub at Home

Video: Make Sugar Body Scrub at Home

Want beautiful, radiant skin without the expensive price tag of a spa? Make this simple at-home body scrub with ingredients you probably already have around your home. Watch our video and find the directions below!   Ingredients: 105 g coconut oil 96 g brown surgar ½ lemon Directions: Mix together coconut oil and brown sugar. […]

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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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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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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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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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