Can coupons save you money?

The current financial climate has meant that scrimping and saving on everything has become a must. Saving money is harder these days, but can coupons help? Or do they lull you into purchasing more or make you spend out on items you don’t need, just because there is money off. 3 for 2 is great, or buy 2 for £1.20, but sometimes when these items are only £1.17 each the saving is minimal,...

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What are the money issues for young people in rented accommodation?

Thinking about renting your first home can seem overwhelming and exciting. Planning is essential, creating a budget is important, enjoying the move should be savoured. Here are a few ideas to consider when thinking about the costs both obvious and hidden. Be aware of all of the costs; what you need to pay up front and anything that you may incur. It will help you prepare for anything...

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Top Tips to manage your money

Keeping a note of your weekly expenditure is a great way of helping to understand your money and where it goes. After a couple of weeks you will be able to see the ‘leakage’. It’s like turning on a tap, sometimes it feels impossible to walk out of the front door and not spend a bean. The amount of takeaway coffees and extra snacks all add up, and it’s these that can be filtered out...

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Debt Help

More and more people are finding themselves in financial difficulty. With the cost of living rising but wages staying fairly consistent, it’s no wonder that people are looking for credit to meet their financial demands. But you don’t have to settle for being in debt. There is plenty of support available if you find yourself struggling, you just have to look for it. Let’s take a look at...

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Ways to save money and budget

Most people spend more than they would like to each month and though you may think you’ve budgeted, you’d be surprised how quickly a couple of pounds here and there can add up. Most money saving tips only save you small amounts at a time, but if you adopt 4 or 5 of them then you will notice a significant increase in your savings account. Here’s a few to get you started; 1. Firstly,...

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Using the Internet for extra money

With the cost of living ever increasing but wages staying relatively consistent, we've all thought about ways, outside our 9-5s, to make some extra cash. Whether this is to go towards a family holiday, new car or just to cover the basic costs of everyday life, a second income can be hugely beneficial. It is often not feasible to take up another job and let’s face it, no one really wants...

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Coping With Rising Petrol Prices

In recent years, the cost of petrol has shot up the market with consumers stranded on which plan to embark on next. This is a precious commodity that has made countries rich as it has a higher value in the market. The question is, how can one cope up with the rising petrol prices? The first step of how one can cope up with the rising petrol prices is to avoid vehicles that are fuel...

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Average Household lacks £1,496 a Month

The average British household needs £1,496 more each month, after tax, to feel financially secure, according to a survey by uSwitch.com, a price comparison website. By polling people on the costs of their housing, food, travel, additional expenses and so on, the website came up with a figure of £4,000 of after tax income each month for a household to cover all of its debts and still be...

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