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Posts by Danielle

Five Fun and Free Activities You Can do With Kids

With the summer holidays looming, many parents up and down the country have their head in their hands, wondering what they can do with their little ones, to keep them occupied, starve off those ‘I’m bored’ tantrums, all without spending a fortune. Keeping kids’ minds occupied generally costs money, because let’s face it, everything these days does, however there are some activities that don’t cost a penny generally, and are

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Five Summer Jobs That Can Help You Save

When it comes to saving money, for whatever reason you have in mind, it often comes down to getting either a second job, or a weekend/summer job. Whilst you might groan, cover your eyes and say ‘noooo’, remember the positives – you could meet lots of new people, you might find a new profession that you really enjoy, and the main one of all – you earn more money. There

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Tips and Tricks of Budget Travelling

When travelling abroad you usually have a specific budget, that you have allotted, depending on the forecasted expenditures that you might run into during your travels and considering your current income. Things, however, have a tendency to change, and though many things can be taken into account, there are also quite a few situations that may occur unexpectedly. This may vary from you wanting to extend your stay in one

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How to Finance a Vacation?

Who doesn’t dream of taking a well deserved vacation to chill on a beach in Thailand, watch the fish from one of the water bungalows in Maldives or exploring the ancient Mayan pyramids in Mexico? Although we now have many possibilities and ways to travel the world and an airplane ticket is more affordable and not only available to the rich and famous, the cost of travelling is still quite

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How to Support a Travel Lifestyle?

Faced with the option to travel anywhere in the world, modern man can now explore any city, even the most remote places on Earth, at any time of the year. While the world is so big, with modern technology, the ability to travel by plane to any country and the idea that everything is within our reach due to economic developments like globalisation, the world is also very small. While

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Fly and Save – Tips for Finding a Cheap Flight

In order to travel over land and sea, we have to fly. This is just a fact of life, well, unless you fancy getting on a boat and travelling over the high seas for days on end, which I don’t think many people would be too keen to do. Because of this logistical fact, flying costs can be high if you need to travel during peak times, such as school

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Travelling – solo or in a group?

While travelling with your partner, family or friends may be the ideal option, sometimes there are circumstances, and life itself, that gets in the way. There are obligations and responsibilities, work and kids, and though these may seem like excuses to some who crave travelling and exploring the world, driven by wanderlust, to others – these are real deal breakers. Another big issue may be available finances, but then again,

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Top Ways To Exercise For Free

Many people out there believe that maintaining their bodies at an optimum health and fitness level comes with great financial costs as well. “I don’t have the money to go to the gym”, “I don’t have enough time to work out”, “I don’t have the physical condition to exercise” – these are among the most commonly encountered excuses people make when it comes to working out. Still, none of them

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Top Degrees to Study in 2014

It’s not easy to have to face making such a huge decision such as choosing your degree. For most of the people out there, higher education (in all its forms) is a large investment. In fact, it also means that, in most of the cases, people will have to get indebted to some financial institution in order to fund their further education. If you top this with the fact that

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5 Health Supplements That Won’t Break the Bank

Health comes above everything else – this is something you can definitely agree with. Yet, sometimes, maintaining your body healthy comes with a huge financial cost. I’m hoping that the Affordable Care Act will make healthcare more affordable for everybody. Anyhow, take a look at the healthiest foods out there, for example, and you will realize that it is quite likely that they are more expensive than unhealthy food. Of

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