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Six Steps towards your best Back to School ever

The clock is ticking. It’s nearly time! For Back to School of course. Those heady early days of the long summer holidays have drifted into weeks; and suddenly the momentum is building towards September and Back to School. Whether one or more of your children is starting a new school, or moving up a year […]

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What is a digital wallet and do you really need one?

You know how it goes. One day you hear about something that had not previously been on your radar. Then it just keeps cropping up all over the place. You can’t imagine why you had never come across it before. Digital wallets are a bit like that. You may not really be aware of them, […]

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Make this an August Bank Holiday to remember!

What a strange year this has been. In some ways it seems to have really dragged. Yet in other ways it is flying past. It’s hard to believe that it will soon be August Bank Holiday. Until 1834, the UK used to have 33 Bank Holidays! But now there are only eight: New Year Good […]

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Six Simple Steps to Financial Freedom

Sort out your finances with an Advantage personal loan! Finally it’s summer! We’re enjoying the sunshine, and can get out and about again with the lifting of Covid restrictions. Life is good. So now seems a good opportunity to sit back and take stock of our lives. What are our hopes and dreams for the […]

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What are the essential apps you couldn’t live without?

Let’s face it, most of us depend on apps to organise almost every aspect of our lives. From keeping up with news, connecting with friends old and new on social media, managing our finances, monitoring fitness and planning travel, apps are all around. We’ve come a very long way since the early days of apps. […]

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So you’re off on holiday! But what about the pets?

In our recent article Can you afford a pet? we looked at the hidden costs of having a pet. You have to pay not just for your pet and all the initial equipment you need, but there are many ongoing costs too. Even so, most pet owners would say they are worth every penny!  But […]

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Don’t panic! What to do in an emergency

Life can be complicated enough at the best of times. You always seem to be trying to do too many things at once, and there’s always something to worry about. Then along comes an emergency. A situation where you have to forget about everything else and get it sorted. Now. But would you know what […]

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Is gym membership really worth the money?

What is the first thought that comes to mind when you hear the word “gym”? For some, the gym is a big part of their everyday life. Others wouldn’t dream of venturing anywhere near a gym, thank you very much. And then there are the rest of us, who either think we probably ought to […]

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Escape to the country. Is it time to make the move?

Many of us love to watch the TV programme Escape to the Country. It features one or two people who are looking to move to a completely different area of the UK, usually from a large town or city into either a village or open countryside. The programme aims to show them houses that they […]

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Need care for a relative? What are the options?

As we are only too aware, life happens. One day everything is going just fine, but the next there could unfortunately be a family emergency to deal with. And it’s you that has to sort it out. For example, would you know what to do if a relative needed care? Either for a short term […]

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