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Top Tips For Choosing A New Family Car

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A car is often a necessity for many families. They become a part of everyday life from dropping the kids off at school to popping to the shops to pick up the essentials. So when it comes to buying a new one, it can be challenging to know where to start. There are lots of things to consider when you’re searching for that perfect vehicle that caters for the whole family. Continue reading “Top Tips For Choosing A New Family Car”

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How To Make Money With Your Car

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Have you ever wondered what you could do to make a little extra cash? There is likely a car on your drive that can help you do just that. Cars cost a lot of money. Maintenance, tire replacements, MOT, petrol and having to hunt for the best car insurances (not to mention unexpected costs). Car insurance itself can be a nightmare too, with plenty of new options and ways to get the best deal. Googling ‘cheap black box insurance no curfew’ or ‘cheapest insurance for X car’ to make the most of your cash. Continue reading “How To Make Money With Your Car”

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The Top Five Most Expensive Home Repair Jobs and How to Be Prepared for Them

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Owning your own home not only gives you a huge sense of pride and accomplishment, it can also feel like a never-ending money pit of expenses. Even if you’ve bought a newer home, it doesn’t mean that you are free and clear of renovations and repairs, it typically just means you may not have to worry about all of them popping up at once. Just as you would expect, all those big-ticket items in your home have a lifespan, and at that point repairs will be necessary and sometimes even require a full-out replacement. Continue reading “The Top Five Most Expensive Home Repair Jobs and How to Be Prepared for Them”

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How Positive People Stop Debt From Ruining Their Mood

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If you owe someone money, it can be hard to focus on anything else. Being indebted to another person, business or organization is a drain on your emotions. Unfortunately, with wages in the doldrums, debt isn’t a choice for many people: it’s a necessity to buy the things you need.

If debt is a part of life and there’s nothing that can be done about it, then it begs the question of how is best to cope with it. Not all people living with debt feel miserable or anxious, so what can we learn from them? Continue reading “How Positive People Stop Debt From Ruining Their Mood”

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Qualities To Look For In A Family Car

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Aah, the family car. Whilst pre-kids it was pretty easy to pick out a car that you loved, you now shop for your vehicle with a different agenda in mind. Gone are the days of looking at those two-seaters, convertible cars, and in come the family-friendly alternatives. Whilst there are some things that you need to look for in a family car, it really doesn’t need to be boring or unappealing. Practicality and style can go hand in hand! Here are some of the things that you need to consider, when you’re buying your kid-friendly car. Continue reading “Qualities To Look For In A Family Car”

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What To Think About Before Heading To That Job Interview

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There is nothing quite as nerve wrenching as heading to a job interview. The pressure you can feel or put on yourself can be immense. From worrying about whether you will fluff up your answers to hoping that you make a great impression, it can all feel consuming and overwhelming. Getting the job interview in the first place is a big deal, but have you really thought it through? Here are some of the things to think about before heading off for that interview and hopefully landing yourself the new job. Continue reading “What To Think About Before Heading To That Job Interview”

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Car Servicing Tips to Keep Your Car in Good Condition When Driving in Local Towns

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Yorkshire has some of the most stunning roads you could drive on in the entire country. Some of the local routes in the Moors and the Dales, as well as a number of attractive coastal roads, afford superb views and pleasant twists and turns. However, Yorkshire also has its fair share of congested town roads, too. Huddersfield, Wetherby, Whitby, Northallerton, Swinton and Dewsbury all suffer from busy roads. And it is not just in the rush hour! You can face backed-up traffic in these sorts of regional towns at virtually any time of the day. Slow moving town traffic means using your brakes and pulling away from stationary more often. It takes its toll. Therefore, you need to make sure your car is in good condition to stay safe. What should you do? 

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