FREEBIE: Get a free Costa Coffee

Reading Time: < 1 min This is one of those rare things – a freebie with no strings attached! If you’ve been missing your coffee fix, this is perfect for you – Costa are giving everyone the chance to get a free £3 drink. All you have to do is download the Costa mobile app…

WIN A BULLET & BONE SPORTS CARE SET

Reading Time: 2 mins Win Bullet & Bone’s Precision Sports Care in a Box gift set! The Prize The perfect gift for a sports-mad family member or friend. Win a set of four Bullet & Bone products packed in a beautiful, high-quality presentation gift box. With all the products tested by elite athletes and recommended by…

How To Pay Less On Essential Living Costs

Reading Time: 2 mins It’s never a bad time to review your living costs and expose ways to reduce the costs and increase the savings. This should be done periodically, at least once a year, just to check that you’re not missing out on any fab offers or new deals resulting from increased competition. Areas…

An Essential Guide To Using Comparison Sites To Save Money

Reading Time: 5 mins Comparison sites are quickly becoming commonplace among Brits who are looking to make sure that they get the best deal when buying a whole multitude of different things. A comparison site is usually the go-to for many people who are looking to renew their car insurance policy, switch gas and electricity…

Unpacking the new work-from-home ETFs

With interest rates still near historic lows and even the threat of negative rates looming, retirees, near-retirees or, indeed, anyone trying to save money in safe vehicles like GICs is experiencing the worst bout of “financial repression” in modern times.  Increasingly, investors of all ages are having to relearn that, like it or not, “TINA”…

Investing with your conscience

One of the byproducts of both COVID-19 and recent racial unrest in North America is that people are thinking more carefully about the values of the companies they do business with. Many Black-owned businesses have reportedly seen sales increases and more customers coming through their doors since the protests began, while other businesses, such as…

Reduced income: What to do when two household incomes become one

Michelle and Peter both worked in sales, making a combined income of more than $150,000. (Their names have been changed to protect their privacy.) The couple was doing well, financially speaking, and Peter recalls not understanding how anyone would get into so much debt that they could no longer handle repayments. “It was a place…

Debt management: How I got help to take control of my debt  

“I think my mother should have named me Struggle,” says Jackie (her name has been changed to protect her privacy). “My struggles didn’t start yesterday or 10 years ago. l’ve struggled with finances, romance, challenging children. Everything I’ve touched seems to have been a struggle.” That includes a years-long struggle with debt. Jackie, 62, from…

Triggering losses by transferring investments to a TFSA

Q. I just transferred 200 shares of an ETF from my margin account to my TFSA at a loss. Can I claim the loss, or does it fall into the 30-day rule? –Stavros A. Investments such as stocks, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and mutual funds can generally be transferred “in-kind” between accounts, so that the investment…

WIN a £500k London Flat AND a Land Rover!

Reading Time: 3 mins There is an INSANE raffle going on right now – it’s closing soon though, so you’ve got to act fast if you want in on the action. Raffle House are, quite literally, raffling off a house. Here’s what you need to know. The Raffle House Prize The Extra Prize How to…

Top Tips For Saving For Your Retirement

Reading Time: 4 mins Retirement is something that everyone needs to think about at some point because we’d all like to think we are going to live that long to enjoy the fruits of our labour. Saving money and investing in certain opportunities can all help when it comes to saving the money you need…

Win a DJI Osmo Mobile 3 Gimbal

Reading Time: 2 mins Take your filmmaking to the next level with this professional gimbal. The Prize The Osmo Mobile 3 Smartphone Gimbal is DJI’s first foldable gimbal. This mobile phone stabiliser boasts 15 hours of battery life and a range of smart shooting modes. The lightweight, ultra responsive 3-axis gimbal reacts to your movements…