Saving Tips

  • Christmas – Money Saving Tips – Part 2

    18th December 2013

    We’ve put together the second part of money saving tips that can help you cope with Christmas! Plan your presents: We often end up spending more than we intended on Christmas presents because we start to panic and buy things without thinking them through. Have a think before you hit the shops about what you might buy for who and …
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  • Christmas Saving Tips

    Christmas – Money Saving Tips – Part 1

    11th December 2013

    With Christmas creeping near with every passing day, the thought of digging deeper into your wallet may send you into a cold sweat, especially if you’re still recovering from a financial hangover from the summer holidays.  The good news is that there is still time to get your finances in order and create a fabulous Christmas without breaking the bank. …
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  • Financial Pressure

    How to deal with financial pressure

    26th November 2013

    Financial pressures are something that many of us know. Whether you are a graduate or if you are married with children, financial pressure will show its face in the future. According to a report by Forum for the Future, financial pressures will be part of economic life in 2030. If you are under financial stress, use these methods to manage …
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  • Digital Spending

    Cash vs Digital Spending

    21st November 2013

    The rise of online shopping has led to a massive change in how people in the UK see cash and spending online in general. The UK has over 12% of online retail market share, according to RetailResearch.org. With billions of pounds being spent annually especially around Christmas online, how has this changed our attitudes to cash vs online spending? Cash …
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  • Time to cut costs

    Changes in Britons’ attitudes to later life costs

    21st October 2013

    National Savings & Investments (NS&I), one of the largest savings organisations in Britain, found some startling statistics about the costs of later living such as long term care and illnesses. From around one third of Britons say they expect that they will care for relatives in their family financially. It seems like many Britons are putting off thinking about their personal …
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  • shopping budget

    Why shoppers should always use a budget

    12th July 2013

    Top tips for shopping on a budget Shopping on a budget means keeping more notes in your pocket than change and thinking about purchases before you really buy them. Follow these top tips to help you on your way:   Always go for a discount: Hardware shops or DIY shops could be open to you bargaining especially locally owned shops. …
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