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Money saving

Navigating 2024: Money Saving Challenges for Secure Future

Getting through the cost-of-living squeeze means being savvy with your money and watching your spending. It's key to approach your personal finances with a smart mindset. Now's a great time to check in on your savings goals. If you are finding it difficult to save, we have some money saving tips to help with your money-saving goals this year.

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Car Won’t Start? What to do Before Calling a Mechanic

It is important to not let stress or worry overwhelm you. In this article, we are going to answer the question “Why is my car not starting?”. We will delve into the different scenarios to help you understand whether it is a problem you can fix yourself or if you need emergency car repair from a mechanic.

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First-Time Car Buyers: How to Avoid Common Mistakes

Getting your first car is an important milestone in your life. It might be one of your first big investments so it’s important to be well-informed. To assist you in making the right choice, we've created this guide that compiles a few tips for buying your first car:

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Smart Money Moves: 5 New Year Resolutions for 2024

The start of the new year is a great time to look at your money situation and decide on some financial goals. Whether it's creating a budget, taking advantage of better savings rates, reviewing your credit score, or making a solid budget plan, here are five money resolutions for the new year in 2024.

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Enhance Your Living Space Without Breaking the Bank

The desire to enhance our personal spaces seems universal. But, how can you add that touch of elegance to your home without draining your savings? In this blog, we'll explore some ideas on how to renovate your home without burning a hole in your pocket. So, let's get the ball rolling!

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Boiler Packed In? What to do Before Calling a Plumber

Boiler breakdowns can be annoying and inconvenient on a regular day. But in winter? They can be downright dangerous. You want to quickly get your boiler back up and running as soon as possible, but are you sure if the problem is sufficient to warrant professional help?

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Alternative Ideas to Keep the House Warm and Cosy This Winter

The Office for National Statistics winter survey for 2022-2023 revealed a concerning trend in the UK; nearly 20% of adults in the UK confessed to being unable to keep their homes comfortably warm during winter. If you’re worried about how you are going to keep your house warm through the winter, then we’ve pulled together some hints and tips which may help.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Buying a Washing Machine

Choosing a washing machine these days is a bit like scrolling through a menu with seemingly endless options. All these options bring a variety of questions, too. Whether to go for a freestanding or an integrated washing machine? What about the energy efficiency of the washing machine?