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There’s nothing nicer than snuggling on the sofa with a bowl of popcorn, a hot chocolate and a Christmas movie. But what movie do you choose? To help relieve the stress of choosing, here’s my top ten of the greatest Christmas movies of all. So whether you want to watch just one or go through the whole ten hopefully it gives you some inspiration and…


If you’ve ever fancied yourself as a future dinosaur keeper, now’s your chance to prove it. Play our free game, Dinosaur Keepers, to test out your skills. No apps or downloads – all you need is a competitive streak (and perhaps a BA in Jurassic Development). And don’t forget to challenge your friends on Facebook to see who’ll be promoted to top dinosaur keeper first….


Children from 73 schools in central Scotland and beyond are bursting with excitement this week.  It’s not just because summer has arrived and they are anticipating their summer holidays.  It’s because they can’t wait for the highlight event of the 20th Anniversary of the Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour! Award-winning authors and illustrators will descend on Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall for the Scottish Friendly Children’s…


Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past year, you’ll be aware of the reported salary differences between men and women, and the debate surrounding pay inequality. What you may not know is that gender also plays a key part when it comes to saving and investing. Our latest Disposable Income Index (DII), which looks at saving and spending habits of households across…


With roots tracing back to the early 1900’s, International Women’s Day acts as a day of homage to women across the globe, celebrating their achievements and successes whilst pushing for gender equality. To this day, the event remains unattached to any one organisation, instead uniting governments, charities and businesses alike. After all, from celebrated female scientists and politicians to mums, grannies and friends, each one…


It’s almost time to say a final farewell to our old faithful paper £10 notes. Last September, the Government introduced a new polymer note. Like the £5 note before it, the paper version is to be replaced by the new and improved polymer version which includes built in anti-counterfeit measures. So, what does this mean for you and your money? To save asking yourself, ‘when…


“Give me a girl at an impressionable age and she is mine for life.” So, famously, said one of Edinburgh’s most iconic fictional characters when she was in her prime – the decidedly dotty and unforgettable Miss Jean Brodie, created of course by arguably the Scottish capital’s most highly regarded author, the late Muriel Spark. The infamous Mussolini-supporting school teacher may not solely have had…


Christmas is a time for giving and it seems that spirit is alive and well in Britain in 2017. However, as the last Scottish Friendly Disposable Income Index (DII) of the year, which is now out, shows, the season of goodwill is putting significant social and financial pressures on us. Family, friends, TV advertising, retailers and social media are all combining to push us even…


*ok ok this is not a fact, this is my opinion. Whether you are wrapping your presents, decorating your tree or in an increasingly popular and modern Christmas scenario looking for that last minute Christmas bargain on the internet. Here are my top 10 songs to get you in the festive mood. There are so many to choose from everyone’s list will be filled with…


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