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How to budget effectively

Budgeting could help you to take control of your finances and help make sure you’re better off.

How to feed your family for less

Food can be a major expense for many families, but there are things you can do that may cut down your expenditure.

How to save money on winter holidays

Do you have a hankering for exotic holidays but need to stick to a strict budget?

Look great for less this winter

With the season of Christmas parties just around the corner, fashion-conscious style lovers all over the country are hitting the high streets in search of exciting new outfits to help them celebrate in style.

How to save money on winter workouts

Getting fit is a goal for many people, but bad winter weather can make exercising outside difficult, and you may object to paying costly membership fees to attend a gym.

“I felt very isolated.”

Heaton resident Jayne Goodhall believes talking to Macmillan Cancer Support helped her as she recovered from breast cancer.

Top tips for managing your business expenses more effectively

Making cuts here and there can be a good way of reducing short-term expenses; however, these results rarely lead to long-term benefits.

Have fun this Halloween for less

It’s time to carve out the pumpkin, stock up on sweets and break out the zombie costume.

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Change your life and win laser eye surgery with Optical Express

Optical Express have teamed up with The Newcastle Journal to give readers the opportunity to win FREE laser eye surgery in September.

How Debenhams' latest advertisement campaign is helping to drive forward sales

Debenhams recently reported that in the 16 weeks before 23 June 2012 its like for like sales increased by 3.1% over the same period the year before.

Heavy duty racking: the solution to your storage needs

We all know how much of a pain trying to store things can be, whether this is in your home or in the work place there just never seems to be enough room for it all.

How influential is Kate Middleton to fashion?

Just over a year ago, Kate Middleton married Prince William in one the biggest weddings of the century, becoming the Duchess of Cambridge.

Now’s the time to look at you gas and electricity bill

It can often feel like life as an existing customer of gas and electricity suppliers is hardly worth the hassle.

Lucky Nugget Casino Reveals The Best, and Worst, Celebrity Poker Players

Poker, as a game, has barely changed in since it was invented.

Tricks of the Trade for Home Business Owners

If you're unemployed or are in need of a side stream of income to offset the effects of today's volatile economy, running your own business from home can be a great way to make some extra money.

Blackberry Vs iPhone - The Hot Debate

In the increasingly crowded smartphone market, the iPhone still reigns supreme in terms of sales, having roundly shaken off all their competitors to be the most widely-used smartphone around.

Why Texas Hold’Em is My Favorite Game

Forget about it being so popular. Texas Hold’em is my favorite game, and I’m not ashamed to admit it!

Where to find the cheapest gas and electricity prices

Saving money on your bills has become big business of late and there are countless websites offering advice on how to get the most for your money.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Secures Rights for Euro 2012

The Royal Caribbean Cruise Company has ensured that football fans won't miss out on any of this year's UEFA European Championships after it secured rights to broadcast the matches on its ships.

Cisco survey suggests businesses improve BYOD offering

Leading network provider Cisco has warned businesses that they need to seriously consider how to best manage the use of employee work devices (laptops, tablets, iPhones etc) and improve their employee BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) offering.

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