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Category: Tips EN

Slash Your Utility Bills

Choose energy-efficient household appliances THE appliances that heat or cool are the big energy guzzlers. The iron, kettle, water heater, refrigerators, and air conditioner use a lot more energy than appliances like radio, TV and lights. So anything that increases the efficiency of these appliances by even a little can provide significant savings.   A cheaper electrical appliances is not...
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The tricks that conmen use

In the local press you read another report about a new victim of the so-called "magic stone" that will cure all illnessess? You tell yourself you could never fall for a of a scam like that. Maybe not a victim of the "magic stone" scam but what about other types of cons? Every consumer is a potential victim of unethical selling practices. And you have probably been duped more...
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What to do in an accident

Do you know what to do if you are involved in a road accident? You may have injured yourself or another person or you may have damaged your vehicle or another person's vehicle in the process. What should you do? The following guide will come in handy, especially if you're new on the road.   At the accident site 1.    Be calm and do not panic. Neither should you take...
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Avoid the Debt Trap

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you were rich and you could buy anything that your heart desires without getting into debt? But then again the rich also get into debt. So what it all boils down to is perhaps not so much how much you have as how you manage to do with what you have. But nowadays, this concept of “Buy now, pay later” enables you to buy with money that you don’t...
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How to spot a get-rich-quick scam?

Your neighbour wants you to sign up with her “direct selling” company telling you that there is easy money to be made. However, you are sceptical that it might be an illegal pyramid scheme. How can you tell the difference?   Pyramid schemes are illegal scams in which large numbers of people at the bottom of the pyramid pay money to a few people at the top. Each new participant...
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