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Halloween on a Budget

Halloween Party GamesHalloween is a time for pumpkins, sweets and Trick-or-Treaters. It’s a time where we are all tempted to spend money on all of the seasonal items available in stores but these purchases can all add up. Don’t let Halloween break your budget, read our top tips so you can save money this Halloween.

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.

Organic Food - Save by Knowing What you Should & Shouldn't buy

Strawberries in basketOrganic food is all over the supermarkets and it can be confusing knowing whether it is worth your money. Are the higher prices really worth it? We’ve brought you some top tips on how to save money by knowing what you should and shouldn’t buy when shopping for organic food.

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?

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.

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...

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.
 

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!

Cheap Gardening Tips - The Ultimate Guide

Garden ToolGardening can be expensive when you take into account the cost of tools, plants and labour if you’re getting help - but it can all be done on a budget. Here are our top tips for trimming down that gardening bill and helping you save money.

Savings = Sex Appeal & Happiness?

SavingsResearch suggests that savings have a direct impact on an individual’s mood and can even be the 'secret to happiness'. Do you agree? We’ve brought you some reasons why we think Savings = Sex appeal and happiness and some tips thrown in on how you can stick to your budget...

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