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Practical Tips to Improve Your Finances

Collaboration You might think the only way to improve your financial situation is to earn more money. That would be grand, of course, but another way is to manage what you have more effectively.  And that doesn’t necessarily mean cutting back on the nice things in life. You can make smarter choices in lots of different areas when you know exactly where money is going. Here’s how to start being the boss of money today: Track Spending It’s often the little spends that mount up behind your back. You’re just having a coffee with friends every day, for instance, but […]

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Top Tips For Your Adult Halloween Party

Halloween doesn’t have to stop when your days of trick or treating are over. There’s nothing to stop you from having fun every year with your adult friends too!  If you’re the kind of person who prefers spooky themes to spring-time celebrations, then you might find that you’re already looking forward to the next Halloween by the time summer hits. That’s fine – because it gives you plenty of time to get a plan in action.  Here are our top tips to get you started.  Get the Food Right Halloween is one of the few days in the year when […]

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Life, Work

8 Tips for Working From Home

*collaborative post* More and more people are working from home. Telecommuting allows them to strike a better balance between their work and personal life, providing more flexible hours and greater autonomy to organise their day. It avoids unnecessary commuting that saves precious time and it can increase productivity, reduce distractions and increase the level of job satisfaction. However, it can also become a great challenge for those who have never done remote work, since it involves taking on new responsibilities and demands being able to efficiently self-manage. Here are Liberty Insurance’s top tips to be productive while working from home! […]

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How to Save Money on Household Expenses

*collaborative post* Running a household on a budget can be difficult, particularly in an already tough economic climate made worse by the impact the coronavirus pandemic has had on the economy and job stability. With gas, electric, council tax, and monthly rent or mortgage payments, all on top of shopping for food and general household items, you can soon reach the end of the month without much change and literally counting the pennies. To help you to economise, this guide will show you just how to save money on household expenses. 1. Cut down on subscription services Back in the […]

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Five Hobbies That Can Improve Your Mental Health

**collaborative post** Looking after your mental health isn’t always easy, between work life and family life it can be hard to make space for yourself. Taking up a new hobby is a fantastic act of self care, it allows you to do something that’s just for you. If you’re not sure which kind of hobby to try, here are five of the best hobbies for improving your mental health. 1 . Painting A BBC survey recently discovered that creative activities can help to lift your mood. This was especially true if you suffer from anxiety. The survey noted that, ‘ […]

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