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Shopping basket of food

Getting more from your food basket comparison

A comparison of online shopping baskets revealed a surprising result: food prices in major retail chains have dropped to levels seen a year ago. For instance, a shopping cart at Rimi costs less now than in the past 11 months; last year, it was over €70, and now it’s under €63. Barbora’s cart is also €6 cheaper than last September. Data is collected on the 10th of each month. Prisma still hasn’t returned to its previous year’s prices and currently offers a cart that’s €5 more expensive. Selver’s prices are €2 higher than 11 months ago. Rimi is experimenting with...

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Estonian property market sees 33% drop in transactions

Estonian property market sees 33% drop in transactions YoY; No Immediate Revival Expected Despite ECB Holding Off Rate Hikes Despite the European Central Bank (ECB) pausing interest rate increases, experts foresee no quick recovery for Estonia’s flagging housing market. Since last autumn, the ECB has raised rates ten times to counter inflation. This has discouraged new lending and affected existing loan holders, states Risto Vähi, an analyst at Uus Maa. Year-on-year data reveals one-third fewer property transactions, confirms Vähi. Mihkel Eliste of Arco Vara has observed a declining trend since the spring-summer period of 2022. He notes the apartment market...

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How to save money on household utility bills

Winter is soon upon us, and many families around the country will begin to be concerned about how high energy bills will be and the cost of living through winter. Household costs like electricity, gas, water, broadband, car insurance and mobile phones consume most of our household budgets. Rather than wait for the onset of another winter where prices will inevitably rise – now is the time to take stock and consider how we could save before winter arrives again. By following these simple tips, you can save money and energy too! Switching energy providers is more straightforward than you...

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What is a loan originator?

Within P2P investing, investors would have noticed the term loan originator on the peer-to-peer investing platform. But what roles do loan originators play?

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6 ways you can shave years off your mortgage

Mortgages are your biggest monthly outgoing. It would significantly boost your lifestyle if you did not have to pay this each month. There are ways to reduce your mortgage length; here are seven tips. This may sound obvious, but making additional payments can save you more in the long term. Every extra pound you add can reduce the interest you will pay and the mortgage’s length. Making additional payments depends on your personal circumstances. Can you afford to do this? With the current cost of living crisis, finances are walloped by the present economic situation, and many feel that paying...

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The MoneyHub guide to booking holidays

The MoneyHub guide to booking holidays​

Holidays should be fun-filled and memorable whether on your own, with a loved one or with family. Sadly, it doesn’t always work out that way. The internet is swarming with tales of dodgy hotels, crammed tours with other tourists, flight delays and over-priced car rentals. When this happens, your holiday excitement is ruined in minutes. With summer just passed, many of us are considering our next holiday. This MoneyHub guide covers every stage of your holiday so that you can book and travel with the knowledge that you have the best deal. The most reliable way to navigate the tangled...

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How to manage your personal debt [14 strategies]

How to manage your personal debt [14 strategies] If you use credit wisely, you could avoid risking more debt. Now it’s time to get credit smart and manage your personal debt. Like or loathe it, credit is part of our lives and is often associated with unmanageable debt. Credit reports and credit scores act as […]

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8 reasons why you should NOT lend money to friends & family

Loans between family members or friends can result in an entirely unexpected set of problems. Consider why you should not lend money to friends and family and some tips to help you with damage control if you do agree to loan money. Loans to family and friends are open-ended. The parties don’t reach an agreement on a repayment timeline and don’t include interest on the loan. Lenders don’t know when their money will be returned, and borrowers don’t know when to repay the loans. This leaves both parties in limbo and doesn’t set any expectations. The uncertainty can lead to...

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Alternatives to borrowing money that doesn’t include your friends and family

It can be tempting to ask friends or relatives to lend you money, yet many of us hate borrowing money from friends and family. You need to carefully consider whether you can afford to repay the loan and can cope with what might happen if you can’t. Borrowing from a family member can provide emergency money and help you avoid forms of borrowing with very high interest rates, like loans and overdrafts If both parties are confident it will not harm a relationship with a family member if you don’t repay, this is a good option as it usually is...

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How debt damages your personal relationship(s)

Debt can cause an unbelievable amount of pressure on relationships, causing disputes, quarrels and frustration from either partner. In a debt-ridden environment, staying strong as a couple can be challenging. Either or both partners can become cold and withdrawn from each other, leading to repeated arguments on how the debt was accumulated in the first place. Moreover, trust within a relationship can be damaged or, worse, broken. How does debt become a problem in relationships? Couples get into debt for several reasons. The most common is a significant life event, like getting married, illness or having a child. Changes in...

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Comparing gyms in Estonia

Finding a fitness or health club that will meet all your personal targets and help you stay motivated requires asking some key questions, and being realistic and upfront about your goals. But how do you find the right gym? What should you be looking for? Price? Equipment? Location? Finding the ideal gym to aid you in reaching goals is challenging, so here is an overview of a list of gyms to help you get started. Myfitness Myfitness is Estonia’s biggest sport and fitness club chain, allowing customers to use their 13 different centres in Tallinn simultaneously, with a further five...

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How to compare short-term loans online

With families struggling to make ends meet and access to traditional forms of credit drying up. More and more of us are turning to short-term loan lenders to help in times of financial crisis.  If you’re considering taking out a short-term loan, it’s essential to know what you’re applying for and if you are getting the best deal for your finances. Understanding how to compare short-term loans online is the best way to make the right choice. To ensure that you take out the right short-term loan, you must compare which loan against others suits you best. To help you,...

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forex trading

5 tips for choosing a forex broker

5 tips for choosing a forex broker 5 tips for choosing a forex broker If your considering becoming a day a trader in the foreign exchange market, you will find numerous online forex brokers are vying for your business. Visit any financial news website, and you’ll be inundated with many internet adverts from these brokers. […]

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Fine wine, fine profits?

Fine wine is one of the most talked-about alternative investments. Yet Is fine wine investing an opportunity for retail investors or the preserve of a few expert specialists?

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debt consolidation

What is debt consolidation?

If you have many different debts and are worried about repaying them all each month, then a debt consolidation loan is for you. Debt consolidation consolidates your existing debt into a more manageable monthly payment.

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Special Report

Shopping basket of food

Getting more from your food basket comparison

A comparison of online shopping baskets revealed a surprising result: food prices in major retail chains have dropped to levels seen a year ago. For instance, a shopping cart at Rimi costs less now than in the past 11 months; last year, it was over €70, and now it’s under

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Estonian property market sees 33% drop in transactions

Estonian property market sees 33% drop in transactions YoY; No Immediate Revival Expected Despite ECB Holding Off Rate Hikes Despite the European Central Bank (ECB) pausing interest rate increases, experts foresee no quick recovery for Estonia’s flagging housing market. Since last autumn, the ECB has raised rates ten times to

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person calculating their household bills

How to save money on household utility bills

Winter is soon upon us, and many families around the country will begin to be concerned about how high energy bills will be and the cost of living through winter. Household costs like electricity, gas, water, broadband, car insurance and mobile phones consume most of our household budgets. Rather than

Read More
loan originators

What is a loan originator?

Within P2P investing, investors would have noticed the term loan originator on the peer-to-peer investing platform. But what roles do loan originators play?

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