Twelve tips to save money this Christmas

Piggy bank with christmas hat isolated on white backgroundWe’ve all been there; you’ve spent too much money on countless Christmas drinks parties and general winter comforts for yourself, leaving Christmas shopping to the last minute only to realise your actual budget is a fraction of what you hoped it would be.

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Looking for change from £100k? – Homes without hefty price tags

OK, city slickers might be enjoying wallet busting super bonuses, but there’s no doubt that austerity is Britain’s buzz word of the moment.  For most people money is still tight, so if you’re on a budget, what could you buy for less than £100,000?

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Living & working in London? It’s cheaper to commute.

Although we all know that travel costs are rising, Halifax have released a report confirming that commuting to work from the suburbs is still cheaper than living and working in the city. 

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How to stay on top of the financial precipice

If you’ve suddenly gone from being fairly laid back about money to struggling to make ends meet, you’re not alone. Legal & General’s latest MoneyMood survey shows that 12 million households now spend all their money on bills and debt repayments – that’s 1.3 million more than nine months ago.

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