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Wimbledon 2018 – Glasgow to Wimbledon: What’s the Cost?

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With Wimbledon being less than a month away, spectators, tennis fans and keen members of the public will have been weighing up the cost of attending the event. For attendees of the prestigious annual competition, the experience is lavish, with a host of traditions being associated with the event. Despite there being a multitude of Continue Reading →

What’s The Best Way To Save Up For A House?

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Planning to buy a house is both daunting and exciting at the same time. Daunting because it can be an uphill task saving enough money for the initial deposit; and exciting because if you can raise the deposit, you will finally get rid of the landlord. To qualify for a mortgage, you will be required Continue Reading →

Is Now the Right Time to Buy?

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Property prices in London are falling, but economic uncertainty and a higher cost of living has resulted in thousands of people still feeling worried that it’s too risky to buy a house.  So when is the right time? Is it best to bite the bullet and go for it while you can, or lie low Continue Reading →

Can you name the 50 most expensive Old Firm transfers??

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I’ve seen a good few of these ‘name the X most expensive transfers from X club’ recently, so, I’ve decided to jump on the bandwagon for two reasons: It’s unlikely anyone else will do an Old Firm quiz They’re fun Below you’ll find the clubs that these players signed from, and the fees (adjusted for Continue Reading →

How Much Does The Superbowl Cost?

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From the half-time show to the prize money, what kind of finances are involved in the game? Superbowl LI (or Superbowl 50 for the non-Romans) is upon us, and everyone is excited. I mean, it’s no Champions League Final, but it’s still a pretty big deal. Come ahead, Americans! But, my main interest in the Continue Reading →

6 Nations Bonus Points – What differences would it have made?

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What if the new 6 Nations points and bonus points system had always existed? What difference would it have made over the years? It’s a question that many of us have been asking due to a few close run tournaments since it became the 6 Nations in 2000. Thankfully, it’s all numerical, and we can Continue Reading →

The 10 Most Expensive January Transfers

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The most expensive January Transfer Window transfers ever Any football fan worth his salt will be able to tell you the most expensive transfers – it’s general knowledge in the football world. However, when it comes to signings made only in the January transfer window, the top 10 looks a little different. The biggest transfers Continue Reading →

Home Insurance – The Inside Scoop

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Today I’m happy to show off a thing that I’ve been working on these last few weeks. Having done some reading into home ownership and insurance for an article, I got to thinking about the relationship that people have with protecting their properties and how it might vary across age groups, location and ownership situation. Continue Reading →

Where to find the best football stadiums in the UK

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I’ve been to many football stadiums in my time. All over Britain. All over Europe! And this is great, as, not only is it fulfilling an important pastime of mine, it’s also allowed me to travel and experience some of the greatest buildings on the planet. Well, in my opinion anyway. So, let’s have a Continue Reading →

Why The Old Firm Fans Are The Worst Fans In The World

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It’s July 1690. A battle between a Dutch monarch and an English King takes place on the East coast of Ireland. Over 326 years later, and I can’t get my pizza delivered as a result. Saturday the 10th of September 2016 was a busy night in Glasgow, with it marking the first league meeting between Continue Reading →

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