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How to get the best deals or cut costs on your utilites, mortgage and car

Help for first time buyers

Budget 2012: Chancellor champions help for first-time buyers

Climbing on to the property ladder is a real struggle, but Chancellor George Osborne has offered some respite, using his Budget to push a scheme...
fuel prices

Budget 2012: Misery for millions of motorists

When you need a car to take the kids safely to school, drive to work and ferry the family around, it can be hard...
the right mortgage

How to choose between tracker and fixed mortgages

Many mortgage lenders are offering cheaper deals on fixed-rate mortgages, but with interest rates low, a tracker mortgage might seem a more affordable bet. We...
mortgage deal

How to get the best mortgage

Buying is 16% (or more than £100 a month) cheaper than renting – as long as you have the right mortgage, according to research...
Family on a sofa

Buy now, pay later – is it a good idea?

When finances are tight, finding enough cash to pay for things in full could be a challenge. Buy now, pay later schemes will enable...
payment plan

Why you should make your own payment plans

If you let other people run your payment plans you are simply lining other people’s pockets. If you set up your own monthly payment...
Utility bill and coins

Avoid The Hidden Costs Of Switching Providers

Switching your phone, broadband, TV or gas and electricity provider is supposed to save money, but all too often there are hidden costs. Follow...
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Switching energy supplier is easier than you think!

Energy costs just keep on rising – the typical bill has gone up by 21% or £224 in the past year alone. So it’s...
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Find the right mortgage deal

Mortgages can be a minefield. From getting the best rate to working out what you can afford, there’ll be a mortgage out there that’s...
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The easy guide to switching providers

You know you don’t owe any sort of allegiance to your utility provider, but you just can’t face the sales calls from competitors offering...
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DON'T MISS! LIFE HACKS & BLOGS

Son Frozen in Fear as Dad Plays Evil Prank with Tarantula

Poor Brooklyn. Gaffer taped and laying down on the floor, dad plays 'guessing game'' with him to win money. He manages to guess the first toy...

Cute Baby Girl Imitates Baby Goat to the Amusement of Mother and Goat Handler

This cute little girl seems to have master the art of 'Goat' and bleats back at the baby goat much to the amusements of...
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Bad Santa Body Shames 9 Year Old Boy

It seems not all Santas' are created equal. A North Carolina boy was body shamed by Santa and told to lay off the hamburgers...

DON'T MISS! COMPS & FREEBIES

Win a Regatta Camping Bundle

A fabulous competition by Camping World, giving you the chance to win a tent, mat and flask for your May Half Term camping trip...

Win Two Fabulous Family Games from Drumond Park

Thinking ahead to the holidays, here’s a great prize from Drumond Park – Dig In! and Rapidough - two hugely popular table-top games which...

Win a Cadbury’s Chocolate Family Hamper Worth £30

Chocs away! A super duper hamper packed full of yummy Cadbury treats for all the family to enjoy. All you have to do is...

DON'T MISS! CHEAP TRAVEL & DAYS OUT

Al Fresco How to Camp in Style

How to Camp in Style with Al Fresco – Save Up To 50% on...

** FLASH SALE ** Save £75 on family holidays in July and August >> Terms & Conditions SPRING75  - £75 discount code will reduce £75 off the...
Big Bus Tour London

Top 5 Things to Pack on a Big Bus Tour and Top Ten London...

Take a Big Bus Tour This Easter... Orient yourself with some of the City’s best landmarks and fall in love with London as you see...
The National Sea Life Centre Birmingham

Octopus Hideout is now Open at The National Sea Life Centre Birmingham

For the first time ever in the heart of the city you can now enjoy the world of the Octopus at the National Sea...

DON'T MISS! SAVE & MAKE MONEY

Birthday party save money budget

The Fool Proof Guide to Throwing a DIY Kids’ Party

When your child’s birthday rolls around, the expenses can quickly add up. However, you don’t need to break the bank to throw them a...
Shepherds Friendly Junior ISA

Reasons Why You Should Make the Most of Your Child’s New Junior ISA Allowance...

On first look you may think there isn’t a huge amount of difference between a child’s savings account and a Junior ISA (JISA). In fact, you...
Martin Lewis Childcare Costs

Martin Lewis Explains How to Claim up to £2000 Towards Childcare Costs in New...

Parents take note! There’s a new kid on the block that could mean up to £2,000 to help towards childcare costs. The Tax Free...