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Sally Aquire

Sally is a UK-based freelance writer. As well as personal finance, she also writes on health & beauty and lifestyle topics. When she's not writing, she enjoys reading, shopping, hanging out with friends and generally making the most of her downtime!
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How To Find A Job Using Internship Opportunities

In my post on how to find a job that isn't advertised, I received a comment that inspired this post. For those who haven't seen it, Lauren shared her situation with us: "My problem is that...
Quality Time Tips Without Overspending

Naked Monopoly? 5 Tips for Having Quality Time Together Without Overspending

Being romantic doesn't need to be expensive. In fact, ditching the extravagant ideas can give much more scope for showing that special someone how much you care about them. This topic has been the...
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How to Find The Jobs That Aren’t Advertised

If you're looking for a new job, does your search start and end with job postings? If so, you're missing out on a whole host of job opportunities by not casting your net a...

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Being self-employed, I have more than a few receipts to keep track of in preparation for completing the dreaded tax return. Unfortunately, I'm not always the most organized person in the world so I...
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How To Find Free Samples

Lately, I've been wasting far too much money on impulse buys that don't turn out to be anything nearly as good as I expected. Like most people, I can't really afford to do this...

LendingTree Review – Taking The Hassle Away From Loan Shopping

As you can probably tell from the name, LendingTree deals with loans. More specifically, it acts as a convenient way for consumers to find loan options. I've had some personal experiences using LendingTree and want...
Stop Friends Pushing You Into Debt

How to Stop Expensive Friends Pushing You Into Debt

Are friends with expensive tastes encouraging you to spend more than you want to? I have one particular friend who always insists on going to expensive restaurants while she's visiting. Granted, she only visits...
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How To Save Money Feeding Treats to Your Pets

Giving treats to your cat or dog can become expensive as they're not always cheap to buy. If you don't mind spending a bit of extra time and effort, you may consider making your own...
Say No Retail Store Credit Cards

Why You Should Say No to Retail Store Credit Cards

If you've been shopping in a retail store lately, you might have been given the opportunity to sign up for a store card. Having the chance to save 10% (this is just an example...
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Spending Money Abroad: Should You Use Credit Cards, Cash or Travelers Checks?

If you're traveling abroad, you'll need to make some decisions about how you'll actually spend some cash. Usually, the choice will be between credit cards and debit cards, cash and travelers checks. And everyone...
Tax Preparation Tips

Tax Preparation Tips for the Self-Employed

If you are self-employed, your tax situation will be different than that of someone who is an employee. Preparing self-employed taxes can be a bit of a minefield, but you can reduce your tax...