Save £1,000s a year – stop drinking alcohol

Reading Time: 7 mins Did you know that if you were to stop drinking alcohol you could save £1,000s a year? Even ordinary levels of alcohol consumption can cost the average person huge amounts of money. Really? Just a few drinks a week? Yes, alcohol costs us a lot more than the price of a…

Four Chances to Win an Adult & Toddler ticket to Twycross Zoo!

Reading Time: 1 min This week we’re giving four lucky winners the chance to win an adult and toddler ticket to Twycross Zoo. The Prize We’ve teamed up with Twycross Zoo to give away an Adult & Toddler ticket to FOUR lucky winners to celebrate its brand-new Toddler Talks – interactive and immersive sessions aimed…

Win 2 tailored Hockerty shirts worth £78

Reading Time: 2 mins Suit up! This week you can win some tailored shirts from Hockerty. The Prize Hockerty produces made to measure clothing since 2008. After more than 11 years and more than 250.000 happy customers all around the world, they keep expanding their tailored-made products. At Hockerty.uk you can design your own suits,…

September Nextbase Comp! WIN A 222 DASH CAM

Reading Time: 2 mins Now you have the chance to win a Nextbase 222 Dash Cam again! The Prize The 222 records in full 1080p HD, offering outstanding image quality at a very affordable price. What’s more, it boasts a variety of features, like a 140 degree wide angle lens, and intelligent parking mode. The 222…

Win an Alcatel 1x worth £99

Reading Time: 2 mins What a prize this is. We’re giving away an Alcatel 1X  smartphone! The Prize It is now possible to get the very latest in smartphone technology, such as facial recognition, Fingerprint scanner and powerful cameras for a fraction of the cost of premium handsets. The Alcatel 1X is available now, SIM-free for less…

How to get cheap auto insurance

Reading Time: 2 mins Getting cheap auto insurance is not brain surgery or rocket science. It can be done. However, if you want the lowest rates, you’ll have to do some research to find the companies that have the best rates. After that, it’s important to check out the customer service of the companies that…

Win 1 of 2 copies of Yvette Verner’s We Made a Wildflower Meadow

Reading Time: 2 mins Some great reading to be won this week! The Prize Yvette Verner’s We Made a Wildflower Meadow is a timeless tale of creating a habitat for native flora, fauna and wildlife; a tale of hope, joy and extraordinary gentleness in a time of declining biodiversity. Here is the story of that…

What is wealth insurance?

Q. I’ve seen ads by the Canadian banks for a product called “wealth insurance.” Is it new? What are the pros and cons? And could it help me with tax savings in my estate plan? –Charles A. Depending on your spending needs, investment strategy and other factors, “wealth insurance” may be an option to consider,…

Why small markets can see outsized returns

There’s no place like home for Canadian investors, with most people perfectly happy to put the majority of their money in domestic equities. Some of the fund managers I’ve spoken to over the years put our average allocation to Canadian stocks at around 70% to 80%—and for some it’s much higher—although our market only makes…

Investing tips for expectant parents

Q. My wife Brianna, who’s 30, is a teacher. I’m 35, and work for the government. We have just completed building a new home and are expecting our first baby. While things will be tight with her going on maternity leave, we will have about $10,000 annually to invest for the next few years. What…