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  • Junior ISA: the best way to save for children?


    Please be aware that any form of stock market investment can go up and down over time. You may want to consider advice from a qualified financial advisor before opening a Stocks and Shares ISA. Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it … he who doesn’t … pays […]

  • Black Friday Top Tips And Tricks

    Black Friday top tips and tricks

    Black Friday is an American import and it’s getting bigger and bigger in popularity each year. Typically the Friday following Thanksgiving in the USA, it marks the start of the Christmas shopping bonanza. With great deals and discounts to be had, retailers encourage their customers to spend, spend, spend with price drops and special promotions. […]

  • Want free shopping? Try my Zeek hack

    Free shopping bags

      **Please note that since writing this article, Zeek is no longer in business** I use Zeek, the gift voucher marketplace, to get the most out of the places I shop at regularly. I also visit to see what’s on offer when I have a big purchase to make. The concept behind Zeek is so […]

  • How to find the best voucher codes without looking

    Pouch cover

    How many times have you bought something at full price only for a well meaning friend or family member to tell you that you could have used a voucher code they know about to get money off? Frustrating hey?! This is usually me! I have various voucher code websites bookmarked so I can always check for […]

  • Seasonal maintenance : winterisation check list

    radiator for bleeding as part of winter checklist

    The leaves are falling and the ground is covered in conkers. We’ve had our heating on for a few weeks now and whilst my husband is moaning it’s like a sauna, I am nice and toasty! Though there are many places in the home where heat can escape and cold air can enter, windows are […]