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Is it too early to put up your Christmas decorations?

christmas tree decorating

Two-thirds of Brits believe November is too soon to put up Christmas decorations. How early is too early for you?

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Money woes see divorce rate rise

Ring and divorce written on broken heart

Money woes may be to blame for a rise in divorce rates, according to research by the Office for National Statistics.

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Blog: Would you rent out your spare room?

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Renting out a spare room can help pay bills and cover your mortgage. But would you feel comfortable letting someone move into your home to earn some extra cash?

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Should you insure your LEGO collection?

LEGO bricks

LEGO enthusiasts can amass collections worth thousands of pounds, so it's worth checking your bricks and figures are protected in case of loss or damage.

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Blog: 23% of Brits hire a cleaner: Would you?

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Some 23 per cent of Brits admit hiring a cleaner to do jobs in the home - and mainly due to a lack of time. Would you hire domestic help?

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Taste test: Non-alcoholic drinks

Shopping basket of alcohol

As thousands of drinkers complete a month off the booze as part of "Dry January", we put a selection of alcohol-free wine, beer and cider to the test.

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Third of UK smokers turn to e-cigarettes

Woman smoking an e-cigarette

The number of people who have tried e-cigarettes has risen from nine per cent in 2010 to 35 per cent in 2013, as smokers look to kick the habit.

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Blog: Will M1 60mph speed limit save planet or cause congestion?

Motorway traffic

A proposal to cut the speed limit on the M1 to 60mph to reduce carbon emissions might help the environment – but will it cause motorists’ gridlock misery?

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Thousands of Brits plan to avoid alcohol in January

Man trying to stop drinking alcohol

More than 45,000 Brits say they will go alcohol free until next month to raise money for charity as well as for health reasons.

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Do you trust your partner with your cash?

Young couple with man holding piggy bank

With new research revealing we keep an average of £4,000 secret from our other halves, perhaps we aren’t as trusting in our relationships as we thought.

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Alex Cinus

Alex Cinus

Alex Cinus is a reporter at Confused.com. He started out writing for newspapers in Monmouthshire and Newport before moving to Italy to teach English. After four years in Sardinia he joined the team at Confused.com.

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