Top 5 Games to Teach Your Children Good Finances

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Teaching your children how to look after their money is really important. It is not always easy to know how to make this fun though and also how to keep getting the message across in new ways. There are some games that you can play with them that will help with this as hopefully they will find them fun and will want to play them over and over again. . Monopoly Monopoly can teach a lot about canny investing. The

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How to Start Earning Passive Income

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Many people dream of being able to earn a passive income. This is where you have income coming in which you have not had to work for. This can include interest on savings and return on investments, for example. On a larger scale it can mean dividends form stocks and shares or rental from property. It can also include pension income. Basically it means any income that you receive where you are not actively involved in earning it. Passive income

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How to pick the best Business Insurance

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Most businesses will need some sort of insurance. There are many different types depending on the type of business, whether there are employees etc. However, whether you need one policy or many, it is really important that you make sure you have the right policies to comply with the law. However, there will still be a selection of different companies that you can pick from and it is important to make sure that you make a good choice. Some people

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How to Achieve a Great Garden on a Budget

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Some people really love their gardens and would like to keep adding things to them to make them look really great. However, this can be really expensive especially if you buy lots of bedding plants, garden ornaments and things like that. However, there are things that you can do which will help you to save money on your garden. Plants can be really expensive and there are a couple of ways that you can reduce the cost of these. Firstly

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Home Baking on a Budget

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There has been a big revival in home baking, partly to do with cookery programmes on television such as bake off and also because people are looking to making more food from scratch so that they know what has gone into it. It can be great fun to bake, but it can actually work out a lot more expensive than buying baked goods from the supermarket. This means that it can be necessary to budget when you are baking. It

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What Could Happen If You Lend Money to Family or Friends

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Have you ever wished you could show your family or friends that you are someone onto whom they can put their trust? Would you like to know that you are able to give them a hand, when in need? Well, believe it or not, there is no better feeling than the one when you help someone. Still, believe it or not, money seems to quite destroy a relationship. These being said, in case you are looking forward to knowing more

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How to be Frugal and Still Feel Rich

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It can be really hard sometimes if you are trying to be frugal and budget but really feel like you want to be spoiled. You may see lots of other people spending money, having new things, going on holiday etc and you may feel that it is unfair that you are not able to spoil yourself in the same way. There are ways that you can make yourself feel rich though, without having to do these things. It is important

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How to Make your Bills more Affordable

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Rising bills can be a big worry for many people. Even when bills do not go up, they can sometimes seem harder to pay due to other expenses. There are some things that you can consider to help make them easier to manage. Pay monthly Most companies will allow you to pay monthly, as well as yearly or twice yearly. Sometimes it is more expensive to pay monthly but it can help to spread the cost of the payments over

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How to Save Money on Your Mortgage

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If you own your own home then you will know how much a mortgage can be. It can be a very big percentage of your outgoings and it can mean that you will struggle to meet the rest of your bills or find that you have very little money left for anything else. If interest rates go up then you could find things even more difficult and so it is a good idea to make sure that you are not

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How to Budget for Christmas Early

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Christmas can seem to creep up on us each year and if you do not plan well it can be rather overwhelming. Not just is the whole exercise of planning and shopping difficult for many people but the cost can be really hard as well. Therefore it can be wise to make sure that you start doing everything really early. Make a List Lists are a great way to plan. However, you need to make sure that you put the

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