Personal Finance

19 Money Saving Hacks

The sad fact is there are currently 3. 5 million families living in poverty in the UK. These families can have as little as £12 a day to buy everything they need such as food, heating, toys, clothes, electricity and transport. Not to mention all the high costs of school trips and Christmas/Birthday gifts! Most of us including me and my family have struggled with money at some point in our lives and having children who rely on you can make it 100 times more stressful. There was one time last year when my partner lost his job so we had to beg and borrow money we couldn’t afford to pay back.

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God Save the Queen? No future for England's punk dream, McLaren's son says

LONDONThe son of former Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren is to burn his 5 million pound ($7 million) collection of punk memorabilia after saying the subversive music genre had been appropriated by the mainstream. The anarchic Sex Pistols band popularized punk music through songs such as 'God Save the Queen', which attacked the British monarch with lyrics including: "she ain't no human being, there is no future in England's dreaming". "Rather than a movement for change, punk has become like a museum piece or a tribute act," Joe Corre, whose mother is fashion designer Vivienne Westwood, said in an emailed statement.

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Save Mall - Contact

We are happy to receive any questions and enquiries, it is important that you are well informed with your purchase. Payments Payment instructions are sent to winning bidders automatically by trademe, payments to be made within 3 days of auction close unless you want to put in on layby. Please include the trademe reference number on your payment as reference. If not, our system cannot pick up your order. We have no responsibility for the delay of shipping. Payment will be processed when we have received all relevant information required for processing to be completed.

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Album Cover Models Then and Now

By now, you’ve probably already read a story on the whereabouts of the ‘Nevermind’ baby, or the porn star gracing the cover of Blink-182’s ‘Enema of the State,’ but there are so many other “Where Are They Now?”-type mysteries left in the world of album sleeves. From the naked siren cradling the Red Hot Chili Peppers on the front of their ‘Mother’s Milk’ record to the girl peering at you through the lens of a still camera on New Order’s ‘Get Ready’ album cover, Diffuser. fm has done some investigating to see who and where these models are up to today.

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[GUIDE] How to move any apps to sd-card

Ok, so I wanted to make guide how to move apps, even user apps like facebook, viber, etc. to external memory (sd card). I never saw anyone using this, so I want to share you this method with you guys. For doing this, you need to have : Rooted Galaxy Ace (right, nothing else) PROCEDURE : 1. Go to Play Store and download Titanium Backup 2. Allow Superuser to work with this app 3. When you get in Titanium Backup, press menu on your phone, and go to batch actions 4. When you get to batch actions, go to 4th section which is called move/integrate 5.

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Water Resources Fund

Duke Energy is committed to protecting, improving and restoring waterways in the Carolinas and promoting environmental education and conservation. The Water Resources Fund will leave a lasting impact on our region’s waterways by expanding nonprofit partnerships and enhancing the environments where families live, play and work. About the fund In September 2014, the Duke Energy Foundation announced a $10 million fund for projects benefiting waterways in the Carolinas or immediately downstream of our operational facilities in Virginia, Tennessee and Georgia.

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How Much Can Replacement Windows Save On My Energy Costs?

It’s a very fair question to ask how much you can expect to save on your energy bill by replacing your windows. After all, the benefits must necessarily outweigh the cost, or it wouldn’t be worth the investment. Well, there are many factors are involved in determining the energy savings you will see when you upgrade the old windows in your home to energy-efficient windows.   I have been in this business for 18 years and have seen savings vary, but everyone saves a significant amount.   Out of the last 4,000 window jobs that I have been involved with, I have had clients tell me they have saved 26%, 33%, 52%, and so on.

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FRONTLINE: Meltdown - FRONTLINE's ongoing series on the global financial crisis | PBS

+WASHINGTON - Clinton administration Brooksley Born “What was it that was in this market that had to be hidden? Why did it have to be a completely dark market?” Brooksley Born Chair, Commodities Futures Trading Commission (1996-99) Michael Greenberger “[Greenspan] had this utopian vision of markets working rationally the way gentlemen function in the best clubs in London. And the market blew up in his face. It's not self-regulating. ” Michael Greenberger Director, Commodities Futures Trading Commission Division of Trading & Markets (1997-99) Arthur Levitt “The failures in our regulatory and oversight mechanism that brought us to where we are today were far more consequential than merely the decision not to regulate swaps.

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sample letter requesting financial assistance for rent

Date Landlord or landlord’s agent name Landlord/agent address Dear(Landlord’s/Agent’s title & name) : I/we are vacating Apartment(#)at(apartment address)as of(date). I/we are also returning the keys to the apartment to you at this time. This letter is to notify you of the forwarding address to which my/our security deposit and/or itemized list of deductions may be sent. I/we request that the check be made out to(tenant name). The check and/or list of deductions should arrive at the address listed below within 30 days after receipt of this notice, as required by Connecticut Landlord and Tenant Law, Chapter 831 Sec.

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Saving Kabul Corner

Twelve-year old-Ariana Shinwari can't wait to have her own room in the new house that her parents have just put a deposit on. But for now, she must share her small bedroom with her grandmother Hava Bibi and her cousin Laila, who has just recently arrived from Afghanistan with her mother. Laila's father is still in Afghanistan, working as a translator for the Americans army, a dangerous job that makes him a traitor as far as the Taliban is concerned. Everyone makes such a fuss over Laila and everyTwelve-year old-Ariana Shinwari can't wait to have her own room in the new house that her parents have just put a deposit on.

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