Living guides

Our lifestyle and living guides contain a wealth of top tips to help you enjoy all those everyday luxuries and necessities whilst maximizing your budget for doing the things you love.

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Are prenuptial agreements fair or unromantic?

We take a look at when they are a smart idea and whether you should get one if you are tying the knot in the near future.

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7 ways to cut the cost of living alone

Without anyone to help pay the bills, the cost of keeping a roof over your head can soon rack up. Here are 7 things you can do to cut the cost of living by yourself

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How to cope with redundancy

With redundancy and unemployment on the rise, we look at what you can do to soften the blow and survive financially should the worst happen.

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Why hoarding cash at home is bad for your financial health

Just as some of us prefer a hand-written letter to an email, there are people who would rather hide their cash in their mattress than put it in a savings account. We show you how hoarding your cash could mean you are losing out.

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How will getting married affect your finances?

We all know that tying the knot can affect your day-to-day money management, but exactly what effect does marriage or a civil partnership have on your financial status? We take a look.

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Sneaky wedding costs to look out for

Keeping track of all the different costs involved in organising a wedding is hard, particularly when there are so many hidden expenses that can sneak up on you when you least expect it.

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7 hard questions you need to ask before going self-employed

Starting a business can be an exciting and stressful adventure, so planning ahead is essential to achieving your business dreams. Here are seven questions you should ask yourself before you begin.

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How to pay for your wedding abroad

One in five British couples are getting married abroad to cut costs without sacrificing quality, but many are losing out by overlooking their options when making overseas payments.

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8 easy ways to save money on your wedding

The average cost of a wedding is now well over £20,000 but you do not need to spend a small fortune to have the best day ever. Here are eight easy ways you can save money on your wedding without compromising your dream day.

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10 ways to get your Christmas shopping for free

Christmas can be an expensive time of year, but luckily there are ways to save money. Here's how to get your Christmas shopping for free.

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How to use a credit card for your Christmas shopping

UK households typically increase their spending in December. If you plan to spend more money on Christmas this year, use a credit card to make it work for you.

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A day in the life of a breakdown recovery driver

Find out how you can avoid having to call out a breakdown recovery vehicle and what to expect if you do

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