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Your 2017 10 step financial detox

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 17:22:19 +0000

There’s no better time to give yourself a financial detox! Let’s make this year the one where you conquer your money woes once and for all. From benefit checks and savings goals to quitting the cigs and trimming pounds off your budget, we’ve put together ten financial detox tips to keep you on track… Continue reading

How to make extra cash – money wisdom from the web

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 09:00:40 +0000

Everybody likes earning extra cash, and if you can earn it around your normal daily routine, all the better. The tricky part is figuring out how to find the time. Also, what if you need the cash quickly? Luckily, there … Continue reading

How to start an emergency fund

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 16:12:10 +0000

So you’ve made the usual New Year’s resolutions. You’ve resolved to go on a diet, take more exercise, take up a new hobby and stop drinking. There’s a lot of pressure that comes along with keeping a resolution. One minor slip-up, … Continue reading

10 money-saving resolutions you need to make for 2017

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 08:58:08 +0000

Whether it’s a commitment to work out more, smile more or help out more around the house, New Year’s resolutions come in all shapes and sizes. We’ve put together a list of tips and tricks to keep your money-saving resolutions on the right track. Continue reading

29 surprising uses for shampoo

Tue, 20 Dec 2016 09:54:21 +0000

Have you ever found yourself wondering: What else can I use shampoo for, other than the obvious? Nope, me either. But maybe we should because according to the web it has many, many uses. Why would you want to use … Continue reading

December’s debt and money news

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 17:11:36 +0000

It’s time for our usual round-up of the latest debt and money news! Since our last update, there’s been plenty going on, including the Government’s Autumn statement. We’ve looked at in detail to see how you’ll be better, or worse … Continue reading

Maintaining your friendships when you’re in debt

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 17:07:29 +0000

When you’re trying to cut back on your spending, it’s almost inevitable that your social life might take a bit of a knock. You may be embarrassed about confiding in your friends about money worries, or even feel bad about … Continue reading

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