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It’s the time of year when the sun is beginning to shine. The brighter, slightly less chilly mornings make it easier to get up and out, and longer evenings can be filled with bike rides, walks, or trips to the park. The temperature starts to rise, washing can be hung outside to dry, and heating and electricity bills get lower (hurrah!)But when the sun shines like a spotlight on your dirty windows and you start to think of the annual spring clean, why not think about spring cleaning your finances,
Ever received a credit card statement much higher than you were expecting, or looked at your bank balance and wondered where you spent your money? Well spare a thought for these seven people, who were hit with some truly astonishing bills which took them completely by surprise.£115,000 break-upA single mum from Australia who turned down an older man’s offer of marriage received an itemised £115,000 bill for everything he has ever spent on her.Marie says she was never romantically
For many people, making their pay-check last until the next payday is no mean feat. In fact, new findings from Scottish Friendly show almost 22 million people worry about making ends meet each month, with four million of these starting to worry within days of getting paid.Given that eking out the last few pennies over the final few days of the month can be a pretty miserable experience, here we take a look at the steps you can take to stay in the black from one pay packet to the next.Resist the temptation
It’s only the beginning of April, but some of us are already wondering where last month’s pay cheque has disappeared to! So in preparation for a big weekend of splurging, at Savoo we have done a quick round up of our top 10 annoying ways we waste money on a regular basis. Do any of these sound familiar?Unused gym membershipsIt happens to the best of us: overindulging on mince pies at Christmas, drinking too much on New Year’s Eve, then guiltily signing up to a painfully expensive
Quite frankly, the idea of haggling in a UK high street store sends shivers down my spine. As a reserved English girl, quibbling over price in a busy shop seems rude, brash and embarrassingly un-British. But whilst we Brits love to say yes (as well as apologise repeatedly), according to my research on negotiation skills there are actually some occasions when it’s ok to say no. So, without further ado, here are our top 10 places it’s acceptable to haggle in the UK.1) TechnologyUnless
As a twenty-something girl renting in the capital, getting my foot on the property ladder seems like a distant dream. With the average price of a one bed property in my part of London now hitting around £277,000, I would have to cough up a deposit of over 27k in order to afford a 10% mortgage. Yikes.Yep, recent research carried out by Shelter showed that average earners in England would need to more than double their salary to keep up with soaring house prices. So how could an ordinary girl
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