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July 2017

4 Simple and Cheap Ways to Transform Your Home

When people think of home renovations many people get scared thinking of big changes such as redoing a bathroom or kitchen. Home renovations can be a lot more affordable if you make small changes and sometimes small changes can dramatically change how your house feels. If you’re wanting to make some changes around your home without spending a lot, please keep reading! 1. Change the Paint If your home feels

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What You Should Know About Earning Income While Unemployed

Being unemployed is something everyone hopes doesn’t happen to them. Complain as you may about your jobs, the mere thought of not having regular income is stressful. So, imagine having unemployment benefits but being told that not only is this financial relief temporary, but it won’t be anywhere near what you made from your previous job. Naturally, most will look for ways to fill in the gaps by finding a

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Plant Some Roots In A Sunnier Climate

We’ve all had that feeling – particularly during harsh winters – when we just want to quietly retreat somewhere warmer for a few weeks. However, it takes time to save money for your dream vacation, and by the time you’ve booked a holiday the worst of winter is already over. However, if you already have a place to escape to, then half your booking problems are sorted. People who have

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Home Heating: Is Your Family Wasting Money?

All homeowners should try to become as cost-efficient as possible when it comes to heating their properties. Your family is probably wasting a lot of money at the moment, and that needs to change. When you consider that most households struggle to pay their bills at the moment, the ideas from this page could make a massive difference. At the end of the day, you might have to spend some

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The 7 Types of Friend You’ll Want to Make If You’re New to Driving

If you’re new to driving, then there’s a lot for you to learn until you can become a confident driver. Unfortunately, it takes a while to reach a level of vehicle mastery until you can call yourself confident. It takes a lot of hours of driving to experience all the different situations you can get into, and it takes even more to call yourself an expert. So in order to

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Is Your Home Keeping Your Family Apart?

One of the best things about a home is the way in which is gives you a space to escape the world and spend time with the people who are most important: your family. After all, surely it couldn’t be easier to spend time together when you literally live in the same place, right? Well, it turns out that it can actually be quite a bit harder than you might

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Jobs That Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

Pexels   If you’re a creative one of sorts and would like to look into the possibility of using the skills and talents that you have, every day within your career – good for you. Although it may not be as simple as you might have imagined, it will take you on one exciting journey, and you are bound to learn a lot about the industry (and yourself) along the

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Slash Your Monthly Outgoings By Embracing These Ideas

Do you feel like you’re spending too much on the things you buy? It’s a common way to feel, but you don’t have to just accept the situation. Instead, you should work hard to find new ways to slash your outgoings. It can be done, and to get started, embrace the ideas discussed below.   Drive Less and Drive Smarter   Driving can be very expensive, and the amount you

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Is It Cheaper to Rent or Buy a Home?

The question of whether to rent or buy a home may cross your mind if you are looking for a new place to stay. There is no one-size-fits-all answer to this question. There are a number of factors that you need to take into consideration in order to make the right decision, including housing market conditions, location, and financing. Here is some information that can help you determine whether it

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Baby Space: The Final Frontier

It’s a big part of your life when your first child comes along. Everything has changed forever, not to mention your bank balance! While you were once financially comfortable, you are now racking your brain looking for ways to save money, because babies are expensive. But what happens when you’ve got a really tight living space, and there’s hardly room for you already? It can be really tough to try and

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