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Budgeting tips for parents

Budgeting tips for parents

For me, budgeting has to be one of the dullest activities on the planet. But in the spirit of debt avoidance is it is also one of the most important. Sigh. Fortunately, there are a few tricks of the budgeting trade that can help make the activity a little less tiresome. Here are some budgeting

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Ten ways to earn extra money in your spare time

Ten ways to earn money in your spare time

As government austerity measures continue to bite, it’s time to snap back and harness the power of your free time and personal resources to boost your income. Here are our Top Ten Tips to get you started. Use Cash-Back Credit Cards Provided you regularly pay off your credit card bill each month in full, the

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Who is using food banks

Who is using food banks

Even though the economy is showing signs of recovery, there are still many families who are relying on the support of food banks to survive. You might be surprised that in many instances, these are working families who have no other option. This isn’t a route that people choose lightly and these families are desperately

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Social security cuts to affect working families more than non working families

Social security cuts affect more working families than non working families

During the current Parliament, the Government has announced a wealth of measures aimed at cutting the annual welfare bill. The main focus of these has been to encourage more people into work and show that employment actually pays more than living on benefits. However, analysis conducted by the Trade Union Congress (TUC) has found that

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The best credit cards for spending

The best credit cards for spending

If you’re searching for a new credit card, then it can be hard to see exactly which the right one for you is. It’s beneficial to choose one that matches your particular needs, for example saving rewards or clearing existing debts. This way the interest rate and features will be more suited to your particular

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save money now for Christmas

Save money now for Christmas

We know it’s coming every year. We know the exact date. Yet still, for many of us, the expense of Christmas takes us by surprise. We hit January all wide-eyed and skint from the shock of it all. The sensible side of your brain knows you should really start thinking about Christmas in January and,

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