Monthly Archives: January 2013

Share your renting horror stories – you could make a difference

BY IONA BAIN The housing situation facing my generation is now reaching scandalous proportions. If you want to do something about it, read on. A core of research has shown that most young people still want to buy a house … Continue reading

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Simple tip of the day: how to save bundles on your hairbuns!

by Iona Bain Ladies! If you’re in need of simple hair accessories (kirby grips, hairbands etc), it is tempting to pile these into your basket the next time you’re in a major beauty store, like Boots or Superdrug. Don’t do … Continue reading

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BBC “Made of Money” show – you can find me on TV and radio this week!

FOR A FULL ROUND-UP OF MY APPEARANCES, SEE BELOW! I am delighted to have been a contributor to this new BBC documentary, designed to teach young people about budgeting, saving, debt and cutting costs. Presented by Newsbeat’s lovely Adina Campbell, … Continue reading

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Traidcraft; how to shop ethically AND get good value for money

by Iona Bain As the New Year sales continue, here’s my tip (from Christmas) one how to get great products for a reasonable price Happy 2013 blog readers! I wanted to kick the New Year off with some reflections on … Continue reading

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