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Got the latest gadget but forgot about the accessories?
Got the latest gadget but forgot about the accessories?
April 29, 2016

Our world is being changed rapidly by new technology. According to the “Did you know? (Shift Happens)” video which details technology and internet statistics (and is itself a viral video as mentioned in Time Magazine), the number of internet devices has grown exponentially over the last 34 years from one thousand in 1984 to a billion in 2008; the first text message was sent in 1992 and today the number of text messages sent and received every day exceeds the total population of the planet.…

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Leaving home for the first time: the must-have essentials
Leaving home for the first time: the must-have essentials
February 19, 2016

Everyone comes to a point where they know it’s time to move out of their parents’ house. It’s part of the natural cycle of life, and one day you just come to the realisation that you are an adult and you need your own space.…

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Buying cheap is buying expensive – is the heat getting to you?
Buying cheap is buying expensive – is the heat getting to you?
February 15, 2016

I usually love summer but, sheesh, this has been a hot one. It might be El Niño messing up our weather patterns or something, but I can’t ever remember myself looking forward to the end of the summer heat as much as I do now.…

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Best last minute shopping tips
Best last minute shopping tips
December 21, 2015

There are just a few days left to Christmas, but instead of putting your feet up and watching Elf you’re trying to ward off the feelings of panic as you picture showing up for Christmas lunch empty-handed?…

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Making next year better starts now
Making next year better starts now
December 09, 2015

Have you ever wondered who Murphy was? You know the guy from Murphy’s Law “Whatever can go wrong will, and at the worst possible time”? We’ve all had those days – when everything goes wrong.…

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Top ten features of a successful budget
Top ten features of a successful budget
June 05, 2015

Budgeting was one of our top tips on managing your debt. Have you ever attempted to budget and given up in frustration or discouragement? If you can figure out the reason your budgeting attempt failed, you'll be able to institute a rewarding, successful budget and stick to it.…

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6 tips for managing your debt
6 tips for managing your debt
January 29, 2014

Borrowing money can be a quick fix but having debt can limit your options in life. Whether you’re a bit skint or seriously strapped for cash, we have some information on how to manage your debt.…

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Reviewing spending choices as children return to school
Reviewing spending choices as children return to school
January 15, 2014

The New Year usually comes with a long list of resolutions, and for many managing money more effectively is top of that list. We all know it can be a lot more difficult than it looks, that is why here at Boodle we give you 2 easy ways to review your spending choices as children return to school.…

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What your financial health has to do with getting a loan
What your financial health has to do with getting a loan
December 17, 2013

Staying in good financial health has many benefits – with less financial worries, and more financial freedom. This is important for a number of reasons, one of which is maintaining a good credit record can assist in getting that much needed loan.…

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5 tips to stay on budget throughout the holiday season
5 tips to stay on budget throughout the holiday season
November 19, 2013

It’s already the end of November, which means if you haven’t started thinking or planning ahead for the holiday season, you might want to start!…

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