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Toddlers - The REAL Essentials

Toddler SleepWe previously brought you an article on ‘Saving Money on Baby Essentials’ so we thought it would be helpful to follow on with essential items you will need if you’ve got a toddler. This may also come in handy if you want to buy your friends a really useful gift if they’ve got toddlers!

Cheaper Alternatives you Should Consider

Engagement RingWe often buy the things that we think we are supposed to - which leads to the tendency to overspend. If it’s a difficult or emotional situation then this tendency to overspend increases. We’ve brought you some tips on how you can save money if you are willing to at least consider the cheaper alternatives.

Why You Should do Your Christmas Shopping Early

Christmas House

We’d all love to get our Christmas shopping done and dusted early to beat any last minute rushing around. We’ve brought you some top tips on why you should do your Christmas shopping early so you can be more effective, save money and use your extra time to really enjoy the Christmas season.

Save Yourself - Don't eat Yourself Into Debt

Coffee

Do you seem to spend all of your money on food? Did you know that eating out is one of the top reasons for personal debt? We’ve brought you some tips to stop you eating yourself into debt.

Why Spoiling Your Kids Isn’t Always bad

Treats for Kids

Have you ever seen a child throwing a tantrum in the store? Their bodies get stiff and they begin screaming, kicking their legs and lashing out at their parents? Depending on their age, they may yell or cry or demand. And all you can do is slowly shake your head and thank your lucky stars that your kids aren’t that spoiled. After all, if you want to raise children who will become responsible adults, you need to be firm with them. Right?

‘Sales Schemes’ That get you Every Time

Sale Stickers

Have you ever felt like you’re making all the right decisions, but for some reason at the end of the month, you still haven’t saved any money? That despite shopping smart, cutting back on certain things, and finding ways to cut back on your utilities, you still don’t have the extra funds you wanted for your holiday? You are not alone, so we decided to investigate...

How to: Do Your Washing for Less

Washing PowdersWashing can be expensive and and as your family grows, so do the costs! The average family washes nearly 400 loads of laundry per year! That’s a lot of detergent... We’ve brought you some great tips to help you save money on your laundry that also have the benefit of being kinder to our environment. 

10 Ways to Save Money on Your Energy Bills

Energy Saving IdeasBesides your rent or mortgage, your energy bills are probably your biggest monthly expense. And, with the colder months looming just around the corner, now is the perfect time to start thinking of ways to save money on your energy bill. If you’ve ever considered working out ways to lower your energy consumption, but then given up because it seemed too complicated, you’re not alone - so here are a few simple things you can do that can help..

10 Tips for Saving Money with Tea Bags

Tea BagsHaving a good cup of tea at least once a day is a pretty common occurrence. And while the hot, relaxing cup is wonderful by itself, it can cause quite a bit of waste. All those tea bags, after serving their main purpose, get thrown away without a second thought! However, for those who enjoy a good cup of tea, but also love a good bargain, there are several ways to use those tea bags and save money.

Think Babies are Expensive? Here are 10 Ways They Save you Money!

Baby

The number one reason couples say they’re holding off on starting a family is because they aren’t financially prepared to bring a new little person into the world. And that makes perfect sense. You want the best for your future family, so you want to be ready to provide for them financially.

However, as always, we at BB4BM have decided to do a little research and look at the financial upside to having a baby. So, here are 10 ways that babies save you money!

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