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  • saving money on your holiday

    Saving money on your holiday

    Winter gloom is enough to prompt many of us to start thinking about our summer holidays. But as with any big expense, it pays to do your homework before parting with your cash. Avoid being drawn-in by mesmerising images of sun-kissed beaches and keep a focus on the numbers. There is plenty of time ahead

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    Managing direct debits efficiently

    Managing direct debits efficiently

    On the face of it Direct Debits are a fantastic invention – they help you ensure that you don’t miss critical payments that may otherwise lead to debt. What better way to manage your finances. But before we all start patting ourselves on the back for our own cleverness let’s just take a step back

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    Tips for using price comparison sites

    Tips for using price comparison sites

    If you’re looking to save some money on your monthly bills, then changing utility, credit card or insurance supplier is a good place to start. There are a number of price comparison sites that can help you quickly research the market and find the cheapest deal. They do offer many advantages, but there are also

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    How to cut car insurance costs

    How to cut car insurance costs

    Back in the day the only tool you had at your disposal for cutting the cost of your car insurance was to call your insurer and claim you had a lower quote from elsewhere. And it usually worked too. Now things are far more complicated, and it’s tempting to use a quick online comparison site

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    Getting the best deal on car insurance

    Getting the best deal on car insurance

    Car insurance companies operate in a default ‘seatbelts and braces’ position that offers them maximum protection. But careful consumers can use this approach to their advantage to ensure they are getting the best deal on car insurance. Insurers remain competitive by avoiding a one-size-fits-all approach to calculating premiums, and instead they apply a raft of

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    should we pay privately to see a gp

    Should we pay privately to see a GP

    With NHS services creaking under the weight of demand, getting a GP appointment can be difficult. Bulldog receptionists can appear to be a little over-zealous in their guarding of the appointment book; So what to do? Never one to miss a business opportunity, the private healthcare sector now routinely offers private GP services for members

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