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Nine Tips For Studying That Will Actually Help

Nine Tips For Studying That Will Actually Help

After finishing school over five years ago then completing a diploma in Oxford in 2016, I vowed I’d never go anywhere near education again. I was done with studying, books, revision, exams, coursework, reports and those stupid little flashcards that you have to write really small on. But since then,…

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What Are The 2020 Overdraft Changes?

What Are The 2020 Overdraft Changes?

News alert: Overdrafts aren’t free money *shock* Yep, you read that right. Even though thousands of people probably like to act like it’s just an extension of their bank account, it really isn’t. Fortunately, I’ve never had to use an overdraft and thank God for that because the daily and…

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30 Questions To Ask When Viewing Houses

30 Questions To Ask When Viewing Houses

Last week we celebrated (and by celebrated, I mean ordered kebabs and watched Harry Potter) one year in our first home. I genuinely cannot believe 365 days have passed since we started fending for ourselves in our own home we’d worked so hard to save for. It’s a good feeling…

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Am I Putting Too Much Pressure On Myself?

Am I Putting Too Much Pressure On Myself?

I’m one of those people who take on 101 things when they’ve already got enough on their plate and sometimes it all gets a bit too much. It’s my own fault really but I’ve just always been obsessed with doing as much as possible to the best standard I can…

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Six Tips For Your First Day At A New Job

Six Tips For Your First Day At A New Job

A new year means a new job for a lot of people and no matter how old you are, the first day at a new job can be scary shit. It’s like a flashback to your first day at school where you don’t know anyone and want to eat in…

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20 Goals for 2020

20 Goals for 2020

Ah 2020. Here you are. The best sounding year we’ve had since 2012 right? Or am I just being weird even thinking about that? I’ve never really been a fan of resolutions as I’m the kinda person who does things whenever they want, whether it’s in January or July. But…

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Tips For Moving In With Your Partner

Tips For Moving In With Your Partner

I’m a firm believer that moving in with your partner can make or break your relationship. It’s a bloody big step and I’ll be honest with you, things change when you move in together – I’m just keeping it real okay? But moving in together can be the best experience…

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How To Balance Blogging With a Full Time Job

How To Balance Blogging With a Full Time Job

It wouldn’t surprise me if most people thought that bloggers just spent their days taking photos in front of flower displays. I think that’s the image a lot of people see because of Instagram but although it may all seem like Starbucks and posing, there is a lot of work…

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40 Things You Can Do To Save Money

40 Things You Can Do To Save Money

When I was saving for a mortgage, I would do absolutely anything I could to save my pennies no matter how big or small it was. I’ve sort of accumulated this list of things you can do to save money as time has gone on and I can hand on…

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The Pros and Cons of Shared Ownership

The Pros and Cons of Shared Ownership

The big, wide world of moving out for the first time is a scary one. Not only do you have mortgages and solicitors to contend with, but you’ve also got the tough decision of whether you use a government scheme to get you on the property ladder, and if so,…

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