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New Year’s Resolutions: Your Personal Finance

New Year’s Resolutions are hard to keep. It’s that time of year again. That wonderful time of year when you look at yourself in the mirror and say ‘this year, I’m going to improve my personal... Read More

Here’s how to get credit for the first time

Credit is a funny thing – to get credit, you need to already have credit. If you haven’t already got a credit report, it can be very hard to get credit. Confused yet? You’re not alone. Let’s s... Read More

9 things to consider when buying a used car through a personal loan

When buying a used car, there are lots of factors to consider – even more so if you are taking out a loan to pay for the vehicle. As with most big purchases, it pays to do your research and take you... Read More

5 easy ways to stave off those winter blues

There are lots of things to love about winter – The possibility of snow, the new coffees on the menu, turning the heating on, curling up in the evening under a blanket – but there’s one thing th... Read More

How to lose weight during winter (without getting cold)

As the days get shorter, the mornings get darker and the days get colder, the motivation to do any exercise at all is almost non-existent for most of us. Getting up early and leaving for the gym in th... Read More

Overdraft advantages and disadvantages

When it comes to an overdraft advantages and disadvantages are often found in equal measure. In fact, for almost every advantage (such as providing a safety net for when things get tight) there’s an... Read More

New Year’s resolution that’ll help you save money in 2017

Give up chocolate. Give up smoking. Exercise more. Join a gym. How many times have you made a New Year’s resolution that you actually kept past Valentine’s Day? But this year we’ve got a New Yea... Read More

Unusual Christmas Gift ideas for everybody you know

When it comes to buying Christmas presents, it’s often hard to find presents that will come as a bit of a surprise. In fact, we’re willing to bet that you almost always buy your Mum and Dad variat... Read More

Boxing Day 2016 sales – How to snap up a bargain

Nowadays it seems that as soon as you’ve finished your Christmas pudding and woken up from your turkey-induced nap, the Christmas sales have begun. Even the decent Christmas television is interrupte... Read More

Ask Bamboo: Is pet insurance worth it?

According to Defaqto, pet owners pay £13 a month, on average, to insure their cat while dog owners pay a hefty £28 a month to protect their pooch, making it easy to wonder: is pet insurance worth it... Read More