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Four ways to start saving money for a family holiday

I don’t know anyone that doesn’t look forward to their annual family holiday. You’ve worked hard all year – either doing your 9-5 or at home, chasing after the kids and you deserve to put your feet up for a couple of weeks. But before we cram too much into our suitcases and convince the children we don’t need to pack the TV, there’s the little matter of saving…  Paying for the holiday itself can be done in little instalments, making it easy to keep on top of each month. But what about the extra spending money? Ice creams, activities,…

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Give the gift of Gin this Mother’s Day!

I’m still finding it hard to believe that March is only a week away. Whilst January seemed to be the longest month ever, February seems to be going at 1000mph. As we are approaching March, not only is the arrival of Spring impending but it will also shortly be Mother’s Day. We always usually celebrate Mother’s Day with a lovely meal out somewhere and this year will be no different. I’m really lucky as my Mum is really easy to buy for but over the next couple of weeks, I’ll be sharing plenty of ideas. One thing my Mum is…

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How You Can Help Your Elderly Parent Live a Comfortable and Independent …

The word “elderly” can often have negative connotations associated with it, but in today’s society, nothing could be further from the truth. If you have an elderly parent, then you know better than anyone just how strong their desire is to stay healthy, active, comfortable, and independent well into their golden years. Retirees are often just as busy, if not busier than they were during their working years as they join clubs, senior groups, and really enjoy their time.   So, what can you do as an adult-child to ensure that your parent continues to live a comfortable and independent lifestyle…

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How to Lead a Healthier Lifestyle  

Being healthier is something that most people want to do, but the challenge for some can be figuring out the how. This is especially true when they’ve developed unhealthy lifestyles or habits that make healthy living seem like an uphill battle. The good thing is that habits can be changed, and new ones can be formed with consistency and determination. You should also know that the difficult thing about health is usually sticking to those positive habits and not the things you have to do in themselves. On that note, keep reading to find out how you can lead a…

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How Can I Better Manage My Online Spending?

The global online retail market is continuing to grow and is expected to reach 8.8% of total retail spending in 2018, up 1.4% compared to the year before. With the ongoing advancement of technology, greater availability of apps and just the sheer convenience online shopping provides, many people can easily get carried away. If you’re someone who realises their online spending sometimes gets out of control, then there are a few ways you can manage it better.     Delete Shopping Apps  While shopping apps for your favourite stores on your phone provide a high level of convenience, they also make it…

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What to buy someone who has everything this Christmas

Come this time of year Santa has all the little ones gifts ‘covered’, but for those of us who’re a bit older it can seem like a daunting task picking the right christmas present for someone, especially when they seem to have everything they already need. We’ve set out a list of quirky ideas to help get the creativity flowing:  Hot air balloon ride  In the winter time a gas cylinder-powered mode of transport isn’t really the most suitable. However this gift could be redeemed at a better time in the year and is likely to be an experience one can…

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