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How about rebooting your life this autumn?

Autumn has definitely arrived which means that 2021 is nearing its end. And many of us will be glad to see the back of it! Far from the anticipated calm after the Covid storm of 2020, this year has been one of so many ups and downs. From the ongoing impact of the Covid pandemic, […]

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Will you ever be able to get on the property ladder?

If you dream of buying your own home, the year ahead is a really good time to do it. Why? In his March Budget, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced measures that would help to “turn generation rent into generation buy”. One of these was the return of the 95% mortgage.  The impact of this is that […]

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How to help your kids learn about money!

Money is a big issue for most of us today. And many people wish that they were better with money. But developing good money habits starts early. Try to think back about where your own attitudes to money came from? At what age did you start having money; and did you have any idea about […]

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Love your neighbours but hate their pets?!

Having problems with your neighbours is a really difficult situation to be in. We looked at one aspect of that – noisy neighbours – in our recent article What can you do about noisy neighbours? But what if it’s not the neighbours that are the problem? What if it’s their pets? In this article we […]

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Is it too early to start thinking about Christmas?

And whoosh . . . . there goes summer! September is here and the kids are back to school. Which means that Christmas is on its way! Sorry! 2021 has been a strange and kind of timeless year in many ways. But now that we are gradually returning to some kind of normality, it’s good […]

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Can you really make money from online surveys?

Have you ever seen adverts promising you that you can make money from doing online surveys? And have you ever wondered what that is all about? In this article we take a peek into the world of online surveys to see if they really can help you to make money.   What are online surveys […]

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What are you doing this Bank Holiday?

August Bank Holiday is fast approaching, and many people view it as the end of summer. Certainly it’s the last Bank Holiday in England before Christmas. With that in mind, it is definitely worth making some exciting plans. This year the August Bank Holiday weekend is quite late: Saturday 28th-Monday 30th August. So there is […]

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Top tips on how to survive the next heat wave

What a weird summer we’re having in the UK! According to NASA, 2020 was the hottest year on record. And who can forget those endless long sunny days during the first Covid-19 lockdown? But this year it is a different story. We have had lots – and lots – of rain, strong winds, and some […]

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Where is the best motorway service station in the UK?

Summer is here, and if you are lucky enough to be going away on holiday, it may well be a staycation. And, for many families, this is likely to include a long car journey. Planning your route is always important, particularly if you have children and/or pets in the car with you. A key part […]

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Save money by reducing your carbon footprint

How to save the planet and save money at the same time! In June the latest G7 summit took place in Cornwall. As well as leaders from the regular G7 countries – the UK, US, Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Japan – the summit included delegates from guest countries Australia, India, South Korea and South […]

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