• 5 Ways To Be Better Off This Year

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    The start of a new year comes with New Year’s Resolutions for many. When it comes to money matters, this time of year is a perfect time to take stock, do some admin and set yourself up to head in to the new year with some savings under your belt. Here are my 5 quick […]

  • Returning Unwanted Gifts – What You Need To Know

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    Did you know that more than 4 million people returned an unwanted Christmas gift last year? According to research just released by GoCompare Money, an estimated £143m worth of unwanted Christmas presents will be returned this year.  However, only around two thirds of people will be successful in returning items. After reading this, I wanted […]

  • Are gift cards a good present?

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      Christmas is less than 3 weeks away now and if you are like many of us, you’ve still got any number of people still to buy for. Forgotten someone off your Christmas list. An easy teacher’s gift. Not really sure what to get someone. When faced with these common dilemmas, gift cards are a […]

  • BuyAGift.com experiences : iFly indoor sky diving REVIEW

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    Do you struggle with what to buy your loved ones as gifts? I’ve used a Christmas planner for the last few years which helps me remember what I bought people in previous years so I don’t duplicate. I still struggle with inspiration sometimes though. As I get older and wiser, I’m a big believer that […]

  • Help! I Am An Accidental Landlord

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    I have a post today on the rise of the ‘accidental landlord’ which has been written in collaboration with the guys at ManageMyHome.co.uk. Property management is a subject close to my own heart; I have been doing a lot of it myself recently with a few new tenancies signed in the last two months, and I’m managing […]

  • Financial Hurdles When Taking The Big Leap To Move To Another Country

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    Opportunities to do something amazing or to change your lifestyle in one way or another don’t come around very often. Sometimes these opportunities are self-generated, other times they knock on your door and cause you to reevaluate your life. Moving to another country is one of them. Many people have this sort of thing on […]