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A guide to mobile phone recycling

The rapid pace at which the mobile phone industry moves means that new models are coming out all the time. In fact, there has never been so much choice when it comes to mobile phones as there is today. However, with mobile phones becoming almost annual purchases nowadays, what should you be doing with your old one? Luckily, we’ve produced this short guide which will give you a number of options and ensure...

Dealing with your consumer disputes – Email the CEO

When you have a complaint about a company these days it’s sometimes difficult to know who to contact. There is a great website called ceoemail.com which provides users with the email addresses of “Chief Executive Officer” (CEO’s) of organisations across the UK. Being armed with the right name and email address to direct your complaint to will help you seek redress against your grievance. You will also...

6 Solid Reasons Why Moving Abroad Will Save You Money

Many of us dream of packing up our lives and jetting off to warmer climates, starting a new life on the sandy beaches of some far off country but how many of us actually do it? According to the Office for National Statistics around 320,000 Brits emigrated away from the UK in 2013. With the promise of warmer weather and often better job prospects – what could possibly stop us? Often it’s the financial side...

London’s Housing Boom In 2014

The London property market hit an all-time high in 2014 as some boroughs recorded mind-blowing average price increases. As an example, Waltham Forest recorded the steepest increase by a staggering 28% on the previous year. I am very fortunate to have acquired property in Waltham Forest over the past 20 years so I have earned a pretty penny on my investments in that time but 2014 really did make me smile. Knowledge...

Do you know how to read your meters?

It’s important to learn how to read your meters when you move into a new property. Meter readings help you to avoid being overcharged by your energy suppliers. Not all gas and electricity meters are alike. Based on the age and location of your property, your meters will be one type or another. No matter which design you have, your meters should be really easy to read. This handy infographic courtesy of Eco...