Articles written by Jemma Porter

sticking to your Christmas budget

Sticking to your Christmas budget

Christmas is by far the most expensive time of year. With gifts, decorations, cards and food to stock up on, it’s easy to spend way more than you set out to. As stores fight for customers, exclusive deals and great discounts are offered that can seem too good to miss. If you’re on a budget

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borrowing through a credit union

Borrowing through a credit union

When you’re looking for credit, the most obvious places to apply are the bank and payday loan lenders. However, did you know borrowing through a credit union could be a better option? Credit unions often offer lower rates than other lenders and there are no third parties taking a cut of the profits. They have

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firework safety

Firework safety

With bonfire night fast approaching, now is a great time to familiarise yourself with firework safety. When used incorrectly, fireworks can pose a serious safety threat. Whether you’re planning a small fireworks display in your garden or setting up a large community bonfire night display; there are certain rules you need to follow to ensure

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Save money on your fuel expenses

Save money on your fuel expenses

Are you looking to save money on your fuel expenses? The cost of learning to drive and owning a car these days is expensive enough when you take into account the lessons, license, buying a car and ensuring it has tax and insurance. Then you have the regular maintenance costs and repair costs if something goes

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how to find a good child minder

How to find a good child minder

The decision to leave your children with a child minder can be a difficult one. You are placing a lot of trust into somebody you don’t even know. Here the Working Parent have a guide on how to find a good child minder with a few things you need to consider. There are many things you can

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Consumer rights on purchasing

consumer rights on purchasing

Whenever you buy goods or services, you are protected by law under the Sale of Goods Act 1979, if something goes wrong. Knowing your consumer rights will enable you to ensure you receive the help and compensation you are entitled to. Know the basics Below you’ll discover everything you need to know about the different

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