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Toys from your childhood that can make you rich

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As the youngest of six siblings you could say I was a little bit spoilt growing up. The age gap between me and the next oldest (my sister Julie) was ten years and because of this, when it came to birthdays and Christmas, I would receive more presents than I actually needed. Growing up in the eighties I can remember… read more »

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Quidco crowned UK’s best cashback website at 2015 Moneyfacts awards

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For the fourth successive year Quidco has been crowned the UK's best cashback site at the 2015 Consumer Moneyfacts awards. On a glittering, star-studded night* at the London Marriott hotel in Grosvenor Square, we were also commended for our fantastic customer service record. It’s not often we pat ourselves on the back, but in this case it would be churlish… read more »

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How social media can save you a fortune

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Social media can be such a time waster - wouldn’t you agree? You can easily spend hours on end Tweeting random thoughts, Facebooking long lost school friends and Instagramming photo after photo of your children and what you’ve been eating. However, on the other hand, I think social media is a great tool that can be used to save both… read more »

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4 money saving tips to kick-start your 2015

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Happy New Year! As everyone heads back to school and work ‘Happy New Year’ is arguably the most exchanged greeting at this time of year. The problem is, for lots and lots of people around the UK 'happy' it ain't. As the post-Christmas hangover strikes, both physically and financially, the start of a new year always sees a squeeze put… read more »

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Start planning for Christmas 2015…NOW!

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With Christmas less than a week away there is no better time to start planning for Christmas 2015. Yes you heard me correctly, if you want to be a savvy saver and organiser, starting to plan for next year now can reap huge rewards. Well, maybe you could wait a few days after 25 December but, starting as soon as… read more »

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5 apps to help you transform your home in 2015

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As 2014 draws to a close, is revamping your home one of your New Year’s resolutions? Whether it’s a total clear-out or just a bit of TLC, the days of aimlessly trawling around DIY shops, paint chart in hand are over. Here are five great apps that could help you transform your home: Shpock Free on Android and iOS This… read more »

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6 ways to save money in the kitchen

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With Christmas around the corner, along with presents, trips to see family and work parties; the cost of food and drink over the festive period can add up. Rather than just cutting back on your food spend or switching brands, there are a number of things you can do to save a bit of money in the kitchen. Change the… read more »

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Contactless payment – how safe is it?

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Do you use your credit and debit cards for contactless payments? From drinks to books, food to travel, if you’re spending less than £20, it’s an easy way to pay. Contactless payments have been around in the UK for eight years now and are being accepted by an increasing number of organisations. With around 300 contactless transactions a minute in… read more »

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5 ways to be social on a budget

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Before I had children my social life was pretty full. Actually, there wasn’t a week that went by when I didn’t go out at least two or more times. Whether it be with family or friends, I used to do a range of social activities such as going to the theatre, playing squash or attending the odd sporting event. When… read more »

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Wearable technology – geek or chic?

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Unless you’ve been living in a cave, it’s likely that you’ve heard of the term “wearable technology”. From smart watches to smart glasses, activity trackers to interactive clothing and jewellery, wearables are here and they’re here to stay. If you’re a fan of BBC’s The Apprentice you might recall their attempts at wearable technology: an awful looking jacket that charged… read more »