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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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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