Articles written by Shani Fowler

Things to do and not to do during pregnancy

Things to do and not to do during pregnancy

Being pregnant comes with strings attached if we want to protect our own and our baby’s health. We need to avoid risks that may contribute to complicating or risking a pregnancy and keep as healthy as we can. We are often offered ‘good advice’ and ‘old wives tales’ but there are things that you need

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Saving NOW for a debt free christmas

Saving NOW for a debt free christmas

Okay I know many of us haven’t even been on our summer holidays yet and here I am talking about saving for Christmas! Bear with me – you might just be glad you did come the Yuletide. We all know Christmas can seem a million miles away, but we also know how quickly it creeps

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Tips If You Are Facing Eviction

Tips If You Are Facing Eviction

Keeping a roof over our heads is paramount, one of our basic requirements, though one that can often be taken for granted. For varying reasons people can find that they are suddenly asked to leave or find out that they are to be evicted from their homes. The prospect of having nowhere to go is

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Getting ready to go on holiday

Getting ready to go on holiday

The hope – Gliding through the airport looking rather cool and dapper. The kids are impeccably behaved, you are confident that your passports, tickets and money are in an orderly fashion in your hand luggage and you’re ready to wave off your cases (in the hope you reunite the other end of course). Now where’s the departure lounge –

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Tax Credits for people in work

Tax Credits for people in work

Many people who work and are on a low income don’t realise that they still may be eligible to claim tax credits. Whether you are employed or self-employed you could still be eligible. The benefits depend on factors such as your circumstances, earnings and other monies coming into the household along with how many hours

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Eating well when you are skint

Eating well when you are skint

For many of us the household budget can become quite stretched and feeding our families is an expensive business. Often as we wait for payday to arrive, we can find the cupboards becoming bare and the idea of a delicious meal seems to be impossible. There are ways though that we can still eat well

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