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10 Tips To Prepare For An Eco-Friendly Christmas

We all know Christmas is supposed to be a time for giving. It is the season of joy and exchanging gifts with loved ones. However, it can also be the most expensive time of the year causing damage to our environment! Did you know, for example, as...

Top Planning Tips If You’re Paying For Christmas Solo

Christmas can be a very expensive time of year as all of the costs add up for presents, festive decorations, meals out with friends and entertaining at home. Planning and paying for Christmas induced festivities can lead to a jaw-dropping January...

Neither Buying Nor Renting: The Clachan Co-Housing Project

Living alone since 1996 and after 25 years of marriage, Irene is in the process of transitioning to living in a multi-generation co-housing community. She has two sons, will next year turn 70 and now seems like the right time to make big changes in...

The Rise of Solo Living

It’s official! More people are living alone today than at any other time in history. The rise of solo living implies the greatest social change since the baby boom. Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), show us in 2015, 7.7 million...

Is The Cost Of Living Higher When You Live Alone?

With more people living alone today, is the cost of living higher for solo households compared to shared households and are brands paying enough attention to the importance of the solo pound.   More people are living alone these days than ever...

How To Buy An Overseas Holiday Home On A Budget

Buying property abroad can be daunting, especially if you are doing it alone. Christopher Nye, from Property Guides, has been helping people buy holiday homes abroad since 2004. He was features writer and property hunter for A Place in the Sun and...

10 Reasons Why Living Alone Can Be Good For You

For the uninitiated, it can take some getting used to but living alone can be one of the most liberating experiences life has to offer. If you’re living solo for the first time, or you are seasoned in living alone and in need of a confidence boost;...

Who’s Thinking Fast About Slow Fashion?

If there are a couple of things we can be sure of in these dynamic and exciting  times, it is that change is inevitable. We have more choice today, impacting all areas of our lives, compared to previous generations and this only looks set to...

Are ISAs Worthwhile Considering As An Investment Option?

An ISA (Individual Savings Account) can be a very good investment opportunity, but are there any other options that may perform better? natalie rhea riggs   Cash ISAs Cash ISAs are no longer the favoured investment option for many people. In...

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