7 Ways to Save Money

7 Ways to save money

If you struggle to manage your money and have little saved, you’re not alone. Below are 7 ways to save money.

How do you manage your money? Is there always more month at the end of the money. You are not alone. In fact over 20% people do not have any savings at all.

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5 Tips on How to Declutter

5 Tips on How to Declutter

It is almost Spring (goodness where is the year going!) and time to think of Spring Cleaning or as many people are saying time to Declutter. Below are 5 tips on how to declutter.

There has been a lot of news in the Media about decluttering as this is something that affects everyone. We all seem to accumulate so much ‘stuff’ these days and often we are overwhelmed with the items we have in our home. How much better would we feel if we could just simply have a clean and tidy home?

Below are 5 tips to help you declutter without stress and you only need to allow around 15 minutes a day to achieve this  So before you start why not set an alarm for 15 minutes later and also put on some fast music to help you be motivated.

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TV Licence Renewal Scam

TV Licence Renewal Scam

There is a new scam regarding TV licence renewal and I found out about this from a local community forum I follow and thought I would share it with you.

Most of us pay our TV Licence via direct debit and it is normally very straightforward. However some people are receiving emails claiming to be from the TV Licence department.

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Could you be a Vegan?

Could you be a Vegan?

It is that time of year when everyone has made New Year Resolutions it could be losing weight, eating more healthier, being more productive etc. This year it seems that one resolution that many people are taking up is to become Vegan.  Personally I try to do one day  a week meat free but not sure I could be fully vegan.

So what is a Vegan and can it be a long-term success?

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How to do Christmas on a budget

Christmas is fast approaching and it is a time when many people get into debt with their Christmas spending.

On average the average household spends around 800 pounds – yes that is staggering. But it does not have to be like this. No one should be forced to spend beyond their means.  Below are a few tips on how to reduced this dramatically.

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What to do with the extra hour when clocks go back on Sunday 27 October 2019

What to do with the extra hour when the clocks go back on Sunday 27 October 2019

It is that time of year soon when British summer time will officially end. Yes the clocks on back on Sunday 27 October so we get an hour longer in bed!

However, the clocks then go forward one hour on Sunday 29 March 2020

So what can you do with your extra hour  – below are 4 tips to enjoy that extra hour!

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How to avoid being a victim of catfishing

I thought I would do a post on how to avoid being a victim of Catfishing after watching the amazing new show on Channel 4 called ‘The Circle’

If you have not seen it briefly it is a new social media reality TV show where a group of 8 contestants are living in a block of flats and the only access they have to the other people is by a social media group called ‘The Circle’

They create social media profiles but some are creating false profiles in order to appear (so they think) more popular!

There is one contestant who is male but has the profile of his girlfriend so everyone assumes he is she. Another guy is gay but is pretending to be straight. In fact both of these had a ‘virtual’ date with each other which was interesting!
How to avoid being a victim of catfishing
So far the guy who is pretending to be his girlfriend is in fact the most popular
But in ‘real life’ this can also happen on-line and below are some guidelines so you can be aware

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You are sweet enough – tips on how to cut down on sugar during the day

 A recent survey shows that in the UK we have around 700g of sugar a week which is around 140 teaspoons per person. You may say ‘well I only have 1 teaspoon of sugar in my tea/coffee a day’ but remember you are sweet enough – and below are some tips on how to cut down on sugar during the day
Yet sugar comes in many different forms – Below are some examples of sugar by another name

  • Sucrose
  • Glucose
  • Fructose
  • Fruit Juice
  • Corn Syrup
  • Honey
  • Molassas

Any added sugars (and this includes table sugar, honey and syrups) should be limited to around 30g a day and this is for anyone over the age of 11.

There are natural occurring sugar in most fruit, veg and diary. These are far more healthy and full of vital vitamins and nutrients we all need. Also they have fiber and protein which can help slow down the digestion and give you a more steady stream of energy release.

Naturally occurring sugars in things like fruits, vegetables and dairy are much more nutritious than added sugars, because they come with important vitamins and nutrients, as well as fiber and protein that slow their digestion and make them a more steady source of energy.

So below are some tips on how to reduce sugar in your diet with your daily meals

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Are you addicted to your mobile phone?

Mobile phones are a necessary evil. It seems we cannot live without them. Gone are the days when we simply used our phone for making and receiving calls.

You only have to look at your daily commute to see how many people are on their phone. It is getting to be a bigger addiction than alcohol or gambling.

So how can you stop looking at your mobile phone constantly.Are you addicted to your mobile phone

On average we look at our mobile phone 35 times a day – how many times do you check your phone and how can you break the habit. Below are a few simple tips that could help you break the addiction.

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