Make Your Money Go Further in 3 Simple Steps

If you’re living paycheque to paycheque, you’re not alone.   The good news is you don’t have to live your life in fear — even if you don’t make a whole lot of money. With these three easy steps, you can’t take control of your finances to help eliminate at least a little bit of […]

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New Qualification, New Life

There’s no right or wrong time to begin taking steps to enhance your career. Making that decision depends a lot on the individual, on their particular work situation, and on the amount of effort that they are willing to put in. However, the benefits of say, getting a qualification, could very much change that person’s […]

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More Households are Covering the Bills, According to Telegraph

Household finances are on the road to improvement, as fewer families said they were “struggling” to pay bills now compared to last autumn, the Telegraph reported this week. In addition, 1.47m more households claimed to be “surviving,” with enough income to cover monthly expenses but without the means to build savings, according to the Legal […]

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Don’t Just Get a Job, Get an NVQ as well

When searching for a job, it’s important to choose a company where you’ll be given the opportunity to move up the corporate ladder fairly easily based on your knowledge and skills. That’s why a place like mobile phone company, Vodafone, is a great place to start your retail career. All 2,200 of Vodafone’s retail employees […]

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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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