Buying a House or an Apartment: Make The Right Move

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Buying a house seems to be the way to go for small families, while younger homeowners tend to go for apartments. Just because this is the norm doesn’t mean it’s the best option, though, and you may be well off in an apartment even if you have young children. As always, it boils down to individual preferences, and there’s no easy answer to which option is better.

Use this handy guide to analyze your situation and weigh out the pros and cons; no matter what you choose, it should be right for your situation. Read the rest of this entry »

To Stay Or To Move? That Is The Question

With a growing family and what seems like less space than ever between your four walls, it can be tempting to put your house on the market and leap up the next rung of the property ladder. However, before you venture headlong into this plan of action, you may want to consider the possibility of staying in your present home. Currently, your living arrangements aren’t working for you. The living room is cluttered, you could do with an extra bedroom, and you need to get rid of some of the neverending clutter, more of which seems to be emerging every day. Take a step back and assess the situation.

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To Phone Or Not To Phone? The Real Vacation Question

Vacations are rife with decisions. This airline, or that? An orange dress, or a red one? By the time you leave, you’ll be fed up of making such choices. But, at the last moment, you face the most important one of all. To take your phone, or to leave it home?

Once, mobiles were all but useless to us abroad. Hence, the answer would’ve been a no-brainer. Now, roaming capabilities and wifi mean we can use our phones throughout our vacations.

But, does that mean you should? When going on a family holiday, you may want to leave it at home. You want to enjoy each other’s company without distraction. Your little one is sure to get bored if you’re on your phone all the time. Besides which, you could face excessive roaming charges without realising.

Even so, many of us opt to take our phones abroad with us. Here’s why you might want to consider doing the same.

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