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HOW TO AVOID EXPENSIVE MISTAKES - Express.co.uk

HOW TO AVOID EXPENSIVE MISTAKES - Express.co.uk | Money Saving Shortcuts | Scoop.it

Too many people still lose their heads (and thousands of pounds) by immediately offering the asking price, says Ashley Alexander, managing director at estate agent review website MeetMyAgent.co.uk.

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Why inflation is headed up, not down » UK Savings Campaign ...

Why inflation is headed up, not down » UK Savings Campaign ... | Money Saving Shortcuts | Scoop.it
The general perception seems to be that inflation has peaked and is finally headed downwards. The MPC and the Governor of the Bank of England continue to claim that inflation will soon be below target.
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Retired Britons are £100bn in debt - Telegraph

Retired Britons are £100bn in debt - Telegraph | Money Saving Shortcuts | Scoop.it
Retired Brits collectively owe almost £100bn in personal debts.
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Warning as ghost brokers sell worthless car insurance

Warning as ghost brokers sell worthless car insurance | Money Saving Shortcuts | Scoop.it
Fake brokers are popping up in their droves and hard-pressed motorists, tempted in by the lure of cheaper cover, are left with insurance that is invalid.
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With savings increasing, should consumers look towards offshore accounts?

With savings increasing, should consumers look towards offshore accounts? | Money Saving Shortcuts | Scoop.it

It appears that a rising number of Brits are boosting their savings at present. So how useful are offshore accounts?

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Swap and share: the new ways to make cash - Telegraph.co.uk

Swap and share: the new ways to make cash - Telegraph.co.uk | Money Saving Shortcuts | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukSwap and share: the new ways to make cashTelegraph.co.ukIt is not just swapping clothes that resourceful Britons are doing to save money – or grab a bargain.

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How to drought-proof your home

How to drought-proof your home | Money Saving Shortcuts | Scoop.it
As seven water companies announce that hosepipe bans are to start within weeks, we look at the best ways to reduce your use and save money...
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Water Bills: Can you cut the cost?...

Water Bills:  Can you cut the cost?... | Money Saving Shortcuts | Scoop.it
Beat the average 4.6% price rise and work out if fitting a meter will save you cash.
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Magic Freebies UK | Freebies UK, Free Samples and Free Stuff

Magic Freebies UK | Freebies UK, Free Samples and Free Stuff | Money Saving Shortcuts | Scoop.it
Magic Freebies UK is updated everyday with all the latest UK free stuff, freebies, free samples and competitions for the UK freebie hunter. There are at least 8 genuine freebies and samples added every day specifically for the UK.
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eBay Powersellers Secrets Newsletter | Make Money on Ebay

Learn how to sell on eBay with help from the Powerseller Pod. Successful eBay UK Powerseller Amanda O'Brien is here to help you!
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Any tips for my first car boot sale?

Any tips for my first car boot sale? | Money Saving Shortcuts | Scoop.it
I need to raise some cash and am thinking of selling some of my old junk at a car boot sale. I've never done this before, so I would welcome tips. What sells well? How do I price my goods? And what sort of profit can I hope to make?
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Investing in gold: a beginner's guide - MoneyWeek

Investing in gold: a beginner's guide - MoneyWeek | Money Saving Shortcuts | Scoop.it
Beautiful, indestructible, rare and conferred the unique status of universal currency - no other investment compares to gold.
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102 Personal Finance Tips Your Professor Never Taught You

102 Personal Finance Tips Your Professor Never Taught You | Money Saving Shortcuts | Scoop.it

From the "Painfully Obvious" to "Taxes", here are 102 ways to save money.


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Can Premium Bonds beat a cash Isa?

Can Premium Bonds beat a cash Isa? | Money Saving Shortcuts | Scoop.it
Some 23million Britons hold £40billion worth of Premium Bonds. But are they wasting their time? Or should those with £5,000 odd to play with turn their backs on Isas and dive into the bonds. We reveal all.
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Mega-Markups: Common Products that Make a Killing

Mega-Markups: Common Products that Make a Killing | Money Saving Shortcuts | Scoop.it
Perception is everything. If we feel like the bottled water we just paid .29 for is a good deal because the other waters were .99, we feel good. What if that bottle of water only cost the...
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800,000 waste money on 'worthless' income insurance - Telegraph

800,000 waste money on 'worthless' income insurance - Telegraph | Money Saving Shortcuts | Scoop.it
Almost a million consumers are spending hundreds of pounds annually on costly income protection policies that are unlikely to pay out.
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How The Happiest People In The World Spend Their Money

How The Happiest People In The World Spend Their Money | Money Saving Shortcuts | Scoop.it
Increasingly, the stories people tell me about their work and life choices break the conventional mold:...
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The options when debt gets too much

The options when debt gets too much | Money Saving Shortcuts | Scoop.it
The last option: Sue Phillips looks at ways to deal with personal bankruptcy, debt relief orders and individual voluntary arrangements.
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Money-saving tips from America … road tested by penny-pinching Brits - The Guardian

Money-saving tips from America … road tested by penny-pinching Brits - The Guardian | Money Saving Shortcuts | Scoop.it
The GuardianMoney-saving tips from America … road tested by penny-pinching BritsThe GuardianEven for the more anti-social money-saver, this tip doesn't work so well for the UK.

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How to save money on your water bill –

How to save money on your water bill  – | Money Saving Shortcuts | Scoop.it
Saving money on your water bill could help your pocket and the environment. Here is a list of tips on how to save as much water as possible.
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MyVoucherCodes

MyVoucherCodes | Money Saving Shortcuts | Scoop.it
Discount voucher codes, promotional codes and online shopping coupons for UK online stores. Save money with these free exclusive valid money-off discount codes and special offers.
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NOVELS ONLINE: Links to Free Online Novels

Sites with Free Novels + Useful Fiction Links

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eBay.co.uk Guides - CAR BOOT SALES DO'S DONT'S. Clear trash to make CASH

eBay.co.uk Guides - CAR BOOT SALES DO'S DONT'S. Clear trash to make CASH | Money Saving Shortcuts | Scoop.it

Updeated for the 2011 season Here is my guide to practical car boot sale buying and selling. Below I give useful tips on buying and selling....

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Location, location, location: the secret of car boot sale success

Location, location, location: the secret of car boot sale success | Money Saving Shortcuts | Scoop.it
Careful planning and some old-fashioned tricks of the trade can earn profits, writes Marc Lockley...
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