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fix your finances, save money – step 2

Breaking through the wall.
In the middle of the Olympics, I thought it would be a good idea to issue a personal finance challenge, one that I need to take myself. It’s in three parts:

Establish how much you actually spend on stuff
Look at ways of cutting costs
Save and invest the extra money that you find

This, is [...]

rationing and running a house without help

So, there is a post on WWII rationing from broke ass student in the carnival of personal finance. It reminded me of this absolutely awesome book that I purchased a couple of months ago called How to Run Your Home Without Help. It was written in the late 1940s by the editor of Good Housekeeping, [...]

7 last minute tips for travel

If you’re going away this summer, I expect that you’ve already got a great deal on flights and accommodation, here are a few little tips for some of the last minute stuff that will help you have a great time.
1. take out travel insurance
You need insurance for travel abroad. You might be covered by your [...]

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