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Catalogue debt can ‘drastically increase the cost of Christmas’

E: Catalogue debt is on the rise in the UK, with many turning to these firms to pay for Christmas, according to a new report. Buying gifts from catalogue websites – such as Very and Littlewoods – can double the cost of Christmas, according to new research. Data from comparison website Money.co.uk reveals that mainstream firms offering goods on credit are charging annual percentage rates (APR) of up to 60 per cent. This is almost three times as much as the average interest on a credit card, meaning that while it may seem cheaper, it’s not. The report calculates...

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How To Get Everything You Need For Baby Without Breaking The Bank

You are soon going to be welcoming a brand new baby into your family and are elated, but you may also be feeling a bit overwhelmed.  Reading any parenting book or talking to your friends may have you more focused on dollar signs than lullabies.  According to everyone, you are going to need everything, but before you start to officially panic, here are a few tips to getting most everything you need without draining your checking account. Find That Secondhand Treasure Babies grow fast and furious so it is no wonder that second hand stores, consignment shops, and sites...

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Fitted Bedroom? Consider these 3 Points

A frіеnd of mіnе rесеntlу аѕkеd mе tо pop іntо hеr bеdrооm. Nо, іt wаѕ nоthіng lіkе that. You ѕее, ѕhе’d соmе to the dесіѕіоn that ѕhе needed tо thіnk аbоut fitted bеdrооmѕ, Cumbernauld hаvіng recently produced аnоthеr fantastic showroom to еntісе lost аnd wеаrу ѕоulѕ tо dіѕсоvеr what thеу’rе missing. She wanted mе tо оffеr аdvісе оn hоw ѕhе should bеgіn thе process оf improving thе lооk.  Look Around Thе fіrѕt thing I suggested was that we leave thе bedroom, bесаuѕе trуіng tо lооk at уоur еxіѕtіng rооm іѕ simply nоt the wау to bесоmе inspired. Instead, the...

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Money Saving Travel Trips for Christmas

It’s technically autumn but most of us now have winter and Christmas on our minds, which could well mean a trip abroad! Winter holidays have become increasingly popular over the last few years as families head out into the wider world to see what’s on offer. With travelling there is, of course, expense. However, with a few nifty tactics you can save some much needed money without removing fun from your holiday. It just takes a bit of knowhow and, after all, as the world is your oyster, you can use thriftiness to your advantage to have a fantastic...

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Money Saving Tips for Parents for Christmas and the Weeks After Christmas

Parents have it tough at Christmas time. They must keep up with the expectations of their children and they should do it without destroying their bank accounts. We have some money saving tips that will help you save for this Christmas and some clever tricks to make sure you save money next Christmas. If you are looking for last minute Christmas tips and ideas then our friends at Alexander & Co chartered accountants have put together a list of tips to help you over the busy christmas period. The Answer is Preparation The big-ticket items you buy should never...

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Welcome to Life's a Peach! I'm always looking for new and exciting ways to improve my lifestyle - so I thought I may as well blog about it, so I can share what I've learned with others.

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