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by Fund Ourselves 7 ways to earn extra money from home Fri, Jul 16, 2021
Many more people are working from home these days, thanks to employers taking advantage of new technology like Zoom and Microsoft teams.
How to bag a cheap holiday Fri, Jul 2, 2021
Most of us are more than ready for a break this summer. But with travel restrictions and quarantine worries, hopping on a plane for a fortnight in the sun might not have its usual appeal.
How to redecorate for very nearly FREE Fri, Jun 18, 2021
Covid and lockdown has meant we have spent a great deal more time than usual at home. If staring at the same four walls is becoming tiring, or if they are starting to look a little worse for wear, it could be time to think about decorating.
Are you in line for an energy refund? Fri, Jun 4, 2021
We are always being told to shop around – and shopping around for energy and switching suppliers to try and pay less for the electricity and gas we use has become a regular task for many of us.
Are you paying a loyalty penalty on your insurance Fri, May 21, 2021
Most businesses will understand the value of loyal customers – and some will offer loyalty discounts to customers who have stayed with them for a few years.
Drivers beware - watch out for these hidden tax rises Fri, May 7, 2021
The Chancellor’s budget on March 3rd came as a relief to many of us who expected big tax rises to pay for the government’s spending on the Covid crisis.
£150 for back to school clothes with a School Uniform Grant Fri, Apr 23, 2021
With the mass vaccination drive against coronavirus starting to bring infections down, the government is easing the tough restrictions we have all been living under.
Green homes grant Fri, Apr 9, 2021
Green homes grant: How to get up to £10k free cash We have all heard about the effect global warming has on the climate – but it also has a direct effect on your pocket.
Want to be more eco-friendly – and save money? Fri, Mar 26, 2021
Worries about the environment have taken a back seat to the Covid crisis. But pollution, global warming and caring for our planet remain problems we need to answer.