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Gap Year - Over the Hills and Far Away

Employers are increasingly inclined to allow employees of long standing to take a sabbatical over and above the annual holiday allowance. This can amount to a year's unpaid leave but is often less. ..
(May 01, 2008)
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Credit Cards - Fewer Lenders Offer 0% On Balance Transfers

The credit crunch might sound like a breakfast cereal but it is still proving pretty unpalatable to those looking to save money by transferring their card balance. There are currently just nine cards .
(April 13, 2008)
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Debt Management - Beat Debt? No Sweat!

Debt is like quicksand. Someone can be happily walking along and the next thing they know they're up to their elbows in gunk. The more they struggle, the more they get sucked in. In this situation ..
(April 22, 2008)
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Edinburgh Hotels - Auld Reekie Comes Up Roses

Historically Edinburgh was once the capital of a British kingdom that served as a buffer state against the Pictish people north of Stirling. Later it was part of the nascent Kingdom of Northumbria. ..
(April 20, 2008)
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Compare Gas Prices - National Gas Supplier Raises Prices

In the first quarter of 2008 the major gas supplier in the UK increased prices to the tune of 15%. The company attributed these increases to rising wholesale costs that needed to be passed on to end ..
(April 20, 2008)
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Offset Mortgages - A Brief Introduction

The principle behind the offset mortgage is simple. Interest payments on savings contribute to reducing, or offsetting, the amount owing. Seven years ago there were only a handful of providers but ..
(April 17, 2008)
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Compare Gas Prices - Dolphins and the Offshore Industry

The discovery of oil and gas deposits in the North Sea was justly celebrated at the time. People's lives were transformed as cheap energy made cold rooms in winter a memory for millions. Of course ..
(April 17, 2008)
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Electricity Bills - The Bill Explained

Utility bills contain a lot of information and the format is not always as clear as it might be. Upon receipt of a new bill the first thing to check is the name and address. It would be a little ..
(April 17, 2008)
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Life Insurance - Darwin and the Evolution of a Fraud

The concept of life insurance was well developed in the eighteenth century with the establishment of The Society for Equitable Assurances (1762). Since that time the numbers of people who have tried ..
(April 13, 2008)
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Home Insurance - ABI Warns Against Flood Plain Development

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) believes government proposals to boost the country's housing stock significantly are inherently flawed. Where southern England is intersected by major ..
(April 13, 2008)
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Hotels - Short Break in Lanzarote

Sometimes sands from the Sahara are carried by the winds so far out into the Atlantic that the skies over Lanzarote are given an almost unreal, rusty teint. Only rarely does this disrupt the caravan ..
(April 09, 2008)
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Travel Insurance - Road Safety and Travel Insurance

Darwin's scientific curiosity took him to the Galapagos Islands. Walter Ralegh brought potatoes and tobacco back from the New World. Evidently, however, Britons have lost their sense of adventure: a ..
(April 09, 2008)
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Home Insurance - Volume of Claims Rises with Floods

Memories of 2007 will be scarred for many by the terrible flooding that afflicted lowland river plains. People affected naturally look to their insurers to retrieve the situation financially in the ..
(April 08, 2008)
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Holidays - Foreign Office Tells Older Holidaymakers To Grow Up

The compelling spectacle of young, sunburned Brits trawling and trashing bars in Ibiza, egged on by boorish tour reps, has been well documented in the media. In the cold light of day, it is a bit ..
(March 24, 2008)
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