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How to Encourage Your Child to Be Less Dependent on Material Possessions

GadgetsWe live in the digital age and it’s not uncommon to find children as young as 10 with smart phones and expensive tablets. The question is, how do we encourage our children to be less dependant on material possessions, and how do we compete with their friends who seem to have everything?

Affordable Gift Ideas for Kids

Action FiguresWhether you’re buying presents for your own children, or buying for birthday parties there is no need to overspend. We’ve brought you a few affordable gift ideas so you can still show your appreciation and put a smile on someone’s face without breaking the bank.

10 Ways to Save Money at Christmas

SantaWhatever the time of year, it is never too early to start thinking about Christmas, start putting aside money and start planning your festivities. Christmas can be hard hitting on our bank accounts but these tips should help you spread the cost and have yourself a thrifty little Christmas.

10 Tips to Save Money on Your Food Shop

Non-branded ProductsSupermarkets these days have plenty of sneaky tactics up their sleeves in order to get us to spend more money. The sweets and magazines strategically placed at the till, the alluring offers at eye level and the smell of fresh bread tempting you as you walk in the door are all tricks supermarkets use to get you to spend more money than you need to.  Here are 10 top tips to slash your shopping bill and hopefully counteract the above.

Save on Every Supermarket Visit

Value Range ItemsSupermarkets are great at getting us to spend extra money but you don’t need to break your budget every time you go shopping. We’ve brought you some tips which should help you save money rather than splurge it when visiting your local supermarket!

Six Tips to put the Meaning Back Into Christmas

SNowmanDo you have a favorite holiday memory? Maybe it’s decorating cookies, or putting up garland on the Christmas tree while listening to holiday carols. They’re memories that make you feel warm and happy. Here are six tips to help you put the meaning back into your Christmas.

Top 10 Budget Friendly Family Meals - Under £1 per Head

Chicken Wraps

Are you trying to feed your family on a budget? If you are looking for some good quality, cheap, quick and easy meals for less than £1 per head then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve brought you some great meal ideas for a family of four that are easy to cook on a budget.
 

Cheap Things... That Make a Real Difference

Astral CreamThere are certain things in life that really improve our day to day 'living'. These items really don’t have to cost the earth! We’ve brought you a list of some cheap things that can really make a difference!  See what you think...

11 Back to School Money Saving Tips

Pencil Supplies

If your child is heading back to school for a new term then you’ll know how expensive it can be to kit them out with their uniform and other accessories that they need. Follow our tips to help you save on those back to school costs this summer.

Frugal or Cheap - Have you Crossed the Line?

Frugal Vs CheapWhether you are being frugal or cheap can be very subjective with everyone having their own opinions. Some people think that being frugal is a great way to save money but others believe it is a waste of time. Is there such a thing as being too frugal? Is this considered cheap? Where do you draw the line?

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