When taking pets abroad, you need to spend to save

When taking pets abroad, you need to spend to save

Oct 26

Tweet For many of us, the thought of spending a week away from our much loved pet is too much to bear. Coupled with the fact that the cost of keeping a dog in kennels or a cat in a cattery for a week is so extortionate, and the little extra effort of taking them away on holiday with you seems worth it for both your heart and your wallet. The one major potential financial downfall of all this is...

Save money while giving kids independence

Save money while giving kids independence

Jun 13

Tweet When your kids have reached that age where they want more independence by can’t afford to move out, the financial burden has the potential to fall onto your shoulders. After all, you’re likely to be just as glad of the extra space as they are! However, few of us could afford to buy our kids their own home, and paying even a portion of your kids’ rent for them could be a...

House swap holidays: share and save

House swap holidays: share and save

Apr 12

Tweet If you have the desire to explore somewhere new but money is tight, why not consider a house swap. You could get a holiday with free accommodation and a house sitter for your own home, all in one! Also, if you enjoy the experience of making someone’s stay special, you could consider renting out your property as a holiday home. It could be a great way to earn cash if you own another...

Tourism ‘will get a boost’ from panda drop-off in Edinburgh

Tourism ‘will get a boost’ from panda drop-off in Edinburgh

Dec 13

Tweet The management at Edinburgh Zoo were in an unsurprisingly celebrative mood after two giant pandas were shipped to the Scottish capital from China. Tian Tian and Yang Guang landed at Edinburgh Airport on December 4th on a specially-chartered non-stop flight on the specially-named Panda Express, a FedEx chartered plane. The eight-year-old pair have been brought in to breed and will become the...

North Yorkshire coast praised by celebs

North Yorkshire coast praised by celebs

Dec 08

Tweet Given its recent celebrity backing, the North Yorkshire coast may be the first place you search for Rent My Cottage accommodation. After all, a number of fanatical coastal experts have nominated the area for a large number of national awards. The panel, which is deciding on who will take the crown in the Coast Magazine Awards 2012, includes TV’s Ben Fogle and Olympic sailor Ben...

Five reasons people sell their homes quickly

Five reasons people sell their homes quickly

Oct 07

Tweet Being able to sell a home within days is something associated with the property boom of times gone by. Unfortunately the current market means that at times, even the most beautiful and desirable of properties can be hard to sell on the open market, which is why many homeowners are seeking the assistance of property buyers such as Gateway Homes . Although all homeowners looking to sell their...