More Homeowners Take in Lodgers to Help Pay the Bills, Telegraph Notes

As millions of households struggle to make ends meet, the UK’s lodger population has grown to record levels, the Telegraph reported last week. An increasing number of homeowners are renting out rooms to earn extra income, according to figures compiled by Spareroom.co.uk. As a result, the number of new lodgers in January was 83 percent […]

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Step Up Your Skills with a Little Time Off from Work

Many UK citizens aren’t aware that as of 6 April 2010, they qualify for the right to request time off from work in order to learn new skills that could benefit their career in the future. This right to request ‘time to train’ gives anyone who works in an organisation with at least 250 employees […]

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How to Negotiate a Lower Rent Payment on Your Flat

  Times are tough, and landlords know it. For many of us, that rent payment on our flat is the single largest expense each month — so why not try to reduce that payment to have the greatest benefit to our budget? While you might feel like the landlord has all the power in the […]

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9 Feel-Good Things You Can Buy for Under £5

9 Feel-Good Things You Can Buy for Under £5

Five pounds will only get you so much these days, but there are a number of little treats and eats you can buy yourself for a quick pick-me-up! 1. A Cup of Coffee Talk about perking you up! It’s a great way to start off your morning or give you that added boost in the [...]
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4 Ways to Make Extra Money Now

1. Sell or Recycle Your Old Electronics – If you’re anything like me, you probably have several old mobiles, cameras and iPods lying around the flat. You just never get rid of them, but buy the next big thing when it comes out. If that’s you, why not sell the old ones? Some good sites […]

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The Answer to Excelling in Grocery Retail is Right in Front of You

While most grocery stores are just one branch of a larger chain, no single store could survive without the employees who run it. The success of any grocery store relies heavily on these people, which is why progress and skill development is key to moving up within this industry. Unfortunately for many, moving up in […]

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3 Ways Being Lazy Can Cost You Money

3 Ways Being Lazy Can Cost You Money

While some might feel the title is a bit harsh, if we’re honest with ourselves, there are certain times ALL of us are lazy to some degree, and it costs us money. A great deal of financial success in life depends on just how often we allow ourselves to sink into bad habits and just […]

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How to Update Your Wardrobe without Going Broke

There’s a large portion of our society that loves to go shopping — for anything really, but especially clothes. Then, of course, there are those who despise shopping all together — especially for clothes. The lack of parking spaces, crowded stores, long queues, inconvenient dressing rooms and the continually rising prices are all a turnoff […]

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