Win a sustainable OII backpack

Reading Time: 2 mins Saddle up and save the environment with these gorgeous Oii backpacks. The Prize Exclusive to online retailer, AlexandAlexa, comes the highly creative, functional and sustainable exclusive brand, Oii. Designed in Göteborg, the brand takes inspiration from the west coast city’s different characteristics. The industrial heritage and fishermen tradition, sustainability focus and…

How a young family can make the best use of an insurance payout

Q. I recently received a payout from a critical illness insurance policy. I now have a lump-sum, tax-free amount of $200,000 and need to figure out how to spend and invest it wisely. So far I can still work and do not have any major medical expenses that we need to pay for. My husband,…

WIN A WEEKEND AWAY WITH LEONARDO HOTELS

Reading Time: 2 mins Get a nice hotel stay once the pandemic fades. Something to look forward to! The Prize Leonardo Hotels is giving one lucky reader the chance to win a one-night getaway, including breakfast, in one of 12 perfectly placed city centre hotels around the UK! If you’ve always wanted to explore London,…

The Best Free and Cheap Online Courses to Keep Your Brain Active

Reading Time: 5 mins Looking to use your current stuck-in-the-house time to teach yourself a new set of skills? Want info on the best free and cheap online courses to keep your brain active during coronavirus isolation? We’re all in the process of working out how we’re going to spend the next few weeks (or…

Win an Anita Swimsuit

Reading Time: 2 mins Prepare for the end of the pandemic with this swimsuit – or just wear it if you are lounging in your garden. Maybe you’re even lucky enough to have a pool? The Prize We all love a splash of colour on the beach but some days all you want is a…

Free 7-Day Trial with Disney Plus

Reading Time: 4 mins Enjoy a free 7-day trial with Disney Plus, so everyone has something to do when staying at home! Disney Plus has just launched in the UK, and offers a huge library of films and series to enjoy. It has all the classic animated films, perhaps for family nights in. Or, watch…

The best free indoor exercise videos

Reading Time: 6 mins Looking for the best free indoor exercise videos? With the latest measures meaning movement in the UK is severely restricted while we fight against coronavirus, it’s more important than ever that we keep our minds and bodies healthy. The benefits of exercise are well documented, and it may seem impossible to…

Win a MAX PRIME 32mm Revolving Styler worth £89.99

Reading Time: 2 mins Look your best at home with this great product from InStyler. The Prize Harnessing the styling power of a round brush and blow dryer, the InStyler MAX PRIME 32mm Revolving Styler produces smooth, shiny hair with volume and movement. The iconic bristles emit ions to reduce frizz and the rounded design…

What should retirees do with their investments amid COVID-19?

The speed and severity of the decline in global stocks and the potential for further losses have a lot of people wondering if they should sell now and protect their retirement savings. Canadians who are close to retirement or recently retired are particularly at risk. There is a risk that stocks could fall further. But…

How to survive the winter blues

Reading Time: 7 mins With Christmas and New Year over and everyone back to work it’s not surprising that so many people suffer from SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder). Well, we don’t think that you should have to battle with the winter blues. So we’ve come up with some great ways to enjoy the season and…

Investing in the time of COVID-19

COVID-19 has changed life as we know it. It’s still hard to fathom exactly what’s going on, both with the markets, which fell by about 6% in Canada and 8% in the U.S., and in life. My kids are now home all of the time, FaceTime cocktails are now a thing (and more fun than…

My rights when a shop goes bust

Reading Time: 3 mins It’s a sad story: your favourite shop goes bust, and suddenly you’re left with a gaping hole on your local high street. Sadly, it’s not unusual for businesses to fail – especially when the pound is an unstable as it is at the moment. So, what are your rights when a…