Saving Tips

  • Christmas shopping

    How to Start Planning for Christmas Spending

    18th November 2015

    With Hallowe’en just around the corner, and Christmas a stone’s throw away, it’s not a surprise that people are already thinking about what they will be buying this Christmas. Christmas requires thinking about your money carefully so that you don’t end up overextending yourself. There are temptations everywhere especially considering that retailers have already started preparing Christmas holiday promotions such …
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  • The Rise of Halloween Spending

    21st October 2015

    Halloween is traditionally seen as an American holiday but it is now becoming even more popular in the UK and Europe. Held on the 31 October every year, it tends to be a day where there are costume parties where people dress in spooky clothing as well as do pranks on each other. Halloween spending in the UK has risen …
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  • School saving

    Back to School: 3 Last Minute Saving Tips

    7th September 2015

    With kids around the country beginning to return to school and stressed parents running around the shops last minute like headless chickens. What can you do to get everything they need and stay calm in doing so? Whether it was that holiday or those days out that left a hole in your wallet, or you’re going through that last minute …
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  • summer

    The Best Things in Life are Free

    4th August 2015

    Summer is still here…, hoorah!! With social media sites awash with friend’s photos of foreign holidays, BBQ’s and beaches. What options do you have, if you’re a little short cash? Whether you’re planning a staycation or just wondering what to do with the kids during the summer holidays. This is the post for you. As we will look at things …
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  • income workout

    Organisation the Key to a Debt Free Life

    27th July 2015

    Debt is a huge problem at the moment. Be it on a national or a personal level. We just have to look at some statistics to see the current stark situation: – The average UK adult now owes almost £30,000. – Average consumer borrowing per UK adult is over £3000. – The average household credit card debt is over £2000. …
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  • Are Britons Saving More?

    15th July 2015

    Saving is one word that people hear many times when it comes to personal finance and money matters. National Savings & Investments (NS&I) found that UK savers have put more money away in 2014 than they have in a decade. The NS&I noted that this was around 8% of pay. The average amount that is saved per person each month …
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