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Awe-inspiring sights to consider when you’re booking a 2022 holiday

Here are 10 of the most common sights that feature on bucket lists. 1. The Great Pyramids of Giza, Egypt As the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still standing today, it’s no surprise that the…

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7 of the best board games to play with your family this winter

As the nights draw in, a game night is a great way to spend time with family. If you’re looking for some board games to add to your collection, these seven should be on your list. Whether you want to…

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10 of the most popular toys on Santa’s list this Christmas

It’s the season for giving. If you’re buying Christmas presents for children this year, there are huge piles of toys to wade your way through. Whether you’re purchasing for your own children or not, it can be difficult to know…

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What does rising inflation mean for mortgage holders?

Inflation in 2021 is expected to hit 4%. Inflation means the cost of living will rise and, for mortgage holders, knock-on effects could mean the cost of a mortgage becomes higher. From grocery shopping to electronic goods, prices are rising.

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Will house prices continue to rise rapidly?

Over the last year, house prices have continued to rise rapidly. Figures show that house prices have reached record highs, but is it a trend that will continue? Even the challenges the pandemic presented to the housing market did not…

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The best spooky films to watch this autumn

Are you ready for a night-in with a great film? With Halloween this month, putting on a spooky film, whether you want a family friendly flick or one that will mean you keep the light on at night, is a…

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7 signs of stress and how to combat them to improve your wellbeing

National Stress Awareness Day is on 3 November. Stress is something everyone experiences at different points in their lifetime, but it can harm your wellbeing and health. Recognising the signs of stress means you can take steps to reduce the…

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The home renovations that boost your property’s value

Spending money on your home can help you create a practical, beautiful space for your family. With more time spent indoors over the pandemic, it’s no surprise that home upgrades are at the top of many homeowners’ agendas. As well…

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What you need to know about the Help-to-Buy Scheme

The Help-to-Buy Equity Loan Scheme has helped thousands of aspiring homeowners step onto the property ladder since it launched in 2013. It could help you buy a home with a lower deposit and a smaller mortgage. In the year to…

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The great British obsession: Why we love to check house prices

It’s often said that British people are obsessed with owning a home and property prices. A new survey indicates that’s the case, with more than half of Brits checking how much their family and friends have paid for their homes.

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The complete guide for first-time buyers

Buying your first home can seem complicated. There’s a lot to think about and it’s a huge milestone. If you’re perplexed by the jargon or aren’t sure where to start, this guide will take you through the process and offer…

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Why your attention is your most precious resource

When you think about what your most precious resource is, you might say money or even time. Yet an author recently proposed a different resource that you may be overlooking: your attention. With so many distractions in…

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