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That Weekly Shopping Trip - A Thing of the Past

We all remember getting out the pen and paper to write the list in preparation for that dreaded weekly shop. Pushing the trolley with the wonky wheel up and down each and every aisle, filling it with enough food to last the week… However, it seems this tradition of the weekly shopping trip is becoming a thing of the past with at least 44% of us ...



How to Break That Impulse Buying Habit

We're all guilty of splashing out on things we don't need whether it's a new bag, a new pair of jeans or concert tickets. We all work hard for our money so we deserve to occasionally indulge but when those occasions become more frequent and we end up spending too much – this is when problems can arise. Here's how you can reign in that spending w...



Top Tips for a Fun Filled Thrifty Easter

With Easter only a few weeks away it's time to start organising those bank holiday plans! Many of us will be counting down the days until that four day weekend, when there's no better time to treat yourself to some chocolate! But if you're struggling for cash or trying to stick to a tight budget this time of the year can prove to be a bit of a w...



Tips on Keeping Your Household Bills Low

It's no secret that we're all going through a tough time financially, particularly at this time of year. We're all trying to stick to a tight budget and save all the pennies we can but it's not always easy. Here are a few tips to help you keep your household bills low:

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Five Ways to Become a Savvy Spender

In previous posts we have mentioned how reviewing your finances can save you money, but it doesn't end there – there are still plenty of simple things you can do to make your income stretch that little bit further as well as saving those all-important pennies:

1. Have a Clear Out

The beginning of the year is the ideal time to ha...