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5 Great ways to save money on your mortgage

While taking out a mortgage is obviously ideal for purchasing property or any other big money buy, it could very plausibly put you into more debt than you have ever had. Naturally, then, it’s in your interest to relieve the financial burden of a mortgage whenever and wherever you can. In this article, we look at five ways in which you can trim your mortgage’s costs. It wouldn’t be an exaggeration...

5 Ways to Save Money on Parking Costs

Every car trip we make starts and finishes with a parking space. And as the average UK license holder takes 14 car trips per week, that’s around 1,500 parking spaces that the typical Brit has to find every year. Of course, many of those spaces will be on our own driveway or street, but paying for parking is an unavoidable cost for drivers, and one we all hate, especially in larger cities where central parking...

Five Things to Know About Moving to Teddington in London

Living in the capital is an exciting prospect: there are more jobs, more shops, it’s where everything goes on. However, living in the Central London can be pricey, so it’s worth thinking about widening your search to areas on the outskirts. Even when combined with travel costs you’re still likely to save money by escaping the centre, and there’s also lots of other benefits. Teddington is a great area...

Buyers Beware: Beds in a Van Scam On the Rise

Most people probably know that if someone is trying to sell them something out of the back of a van, the seller is probably not running a legitimate business. These items are often stolen, cheap forgeries of high-end products or used items being passed off as new. There has been a recent rise in the latter around the UK and as I got approached myself in Worthing, West Sussex. I thought I would let my followers,...

Reduce the cost of your house insurance

In the current financial climate, it is more important than ever to have suitable home insurance, giving you the correct cover whilst at the same time being cost effective. Despite the fact that the average buildings and contents policy has increased over the last few years, home insurance should be considered a necessity. Just a leak from your washing machine can do a lot of damage to your home. There are...

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...