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How to Set Your Moving Budget?

June 7, 2021
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When moving, people usually spend more money than they initially intended. Sometimes, this happens because they hire a faulty moving company. But, more often than not, overspending is a product of moving disorganization. Unorganized moving without financial planning can be disastrous, and it can deplete your budget. So, how can you set your moving budget? It is easier than buying a home on a budget!   What makes a move successful? What is the difference between a successful and unsuccessful move? Good…

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How COVID-19 Reshaped the Real Estate Market

April 21, 2021

Covid-19 basically reshaped a lot of things in the whole world. Not only we had to manage, teach, and re-teach things in the Health Department, in how we socialize with others, in how we gathered the strength to stay at home and try and focus psychologically in work (at home…and for those that still have a job), and with our families apart (not forgetting our kids’ home-school), and how we do miss fresh air in the streets without masks (wear…

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What Happens If You Need To Claim For A Health Incident?

March 26, 2021

    More and more people are turning to health insurance today to make sure that they are covered no matter where in the world they are based. Whether you are on a business trip in Ireland or taking a vacation to Mexico, you want to make sure that you are protected should anything happen to your health while on the trip.  But, what actually happens if you need to make a health claim for any reason? We will explain…

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Different Types of Insurance & How to Choose Them

February 3, 2021

There are numerous types of insurance out there; it can be overwhelming deciding where to start. House insurance and car insurance are two things you hear a lot, but what about cover for your personal items and life insurance? With a multitude of different types of insurance out there and a huge range of places to get it, it can be a difficult topic to approach. Getting your head around insurance is particularly overwhelming as a young home-owner. The good…

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8 Steps for Choosing Your Dream Rental Apartment

December 28, 2020

Finding the right apartment is a tiring process that can last for a long time. Plus, it’s very subjective, since what might work perfectly for someone else can be totally wrong for you. For that reason, it’s important to know how to start your search and what to keep an eye on when finding your best fit. Hopefully, these tips will help you narrow down your search and determine what kind of rental will offer you the coziness and comfort…

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How to lower your energy bill and save money in the long run

August 17, 2020

A lot of money tends to be spent on electricity bills. However, there are ways to reduce these costs. Follow these easy tips and you will be able to save a lot of money in the long run.   Heating and cooling First, you need to tackle the heating and cooling system in your house. This the number one cause of hefty utility bills. However, if you regulate them the right way, you can save a lot of money in…

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Gousto Box | Fresh Recipe Box (Promo code inside!).

September 4, 2018

What a superb box! I am really happy about this box and actually amazed at how many things are inside. Fresh, Practical and making the math, it’s less than my weekly shopping! £3 per meal. My box (you can see the video below) is a box with 4 recipes for 4 people, meaning we will have leftovers for other meals. It’s a win-win box.   How Gousto works: Register online on Gousto and choose a box for 2 or 4…

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New Challenges in a Life of a Woman

December 14, 2017

A very different topic to be written today. These past months have been, how can i quickly say, the hell of some months. Having been sleep deprived for so many months by my neighbours, generated a cronic state of stress that mentally can take even Wonder woman down. The stress of going to bed is so high, the stake is really so high that my brain cannot sleep and menatlly i can heard my neighbour talking even if there is…

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Everdine: Gourmet diner at yours?

June 8, 2017

Everdine is a new UK-based subscription service of clean, gourmet meals delivered to your home or office. I created my account, selected my 8-meal plan and then I just waited and voila! Gourmet food in my place! As a working mum, I can’t seem to remember the last time I could go to a fine dining with Hubby. So I decided that we would appreciate some dating nights with Everdine and a good glass of wine. The box arrived, really well…

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