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5 Super Easy Ways To Save

5 Super Easy Ways To Save

Check out these 5 super easy ways to save. I know that saving money can feel like hard work. Really hard work. That’s why, when I try something new that saves money and is actually quite easy, I wanna share it. Might as make saving a bit easier for everyone! Whether you’re looking for some easy ways to start saving or you’ve done all the big, obvious things, these are 5 super easy ways to save a bit more money….

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Lazy frugal tips

Lazy frugal tips

If you’re looking for lazy frugal tips, you’ve come to the right place! Trying to fit saving money into a hectic schedule is not easy. It’s great to have a freezer full of batch cooked food, but you have to find the time up front to do it. So I’ve come up with some lazy frugal tips to help save money with very little effort. These are things I do week in, week out. Some of them even make life…

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Eeeek! I’m on the verge of a no spend weekend!

Eeeek! I’m on the verge of a no spend weekend!

I’m interupting my posting schedule (I know, there’s not much of a schedule anyway!) because I just realised I’m on the verge of a no spend weekend!! Whether you’re looking forward to your own no spend weekend, in the middle of a (scary sounding!) no spend month, or just looking for a few fun things to do without spending money, check out my plans for ideas! How I ended up on the verge of a no spend weekend I usually…

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Weirdo things I do to save money- Part 2

Weirdo things I do to save money- Part 2

Debt is normal so to repay it, you’ve got to be a weirdo. According the Financial Panther, that is, and I’ve got to say, it makes a lot of sense. It got me thinking about what weirdo things I’ve done that have helped me repay debt. Easier said than done, because these ‘weirdo things’ are the norm to me. I’m pretty convinced some can become the norm for you (if they’re not already). I’ve already shared the weirdo things I…

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Weirdo things I do to save money- part 1

Weirdo things I do to save money- part 1

I recently read an article by Financial Panther that said debt is normal so to repay it, you’ve got to be a weirdo. It got me thinking about what weirdo things I’ve done that have helped me repay debt. It took some thinking about at first, because these ‘weirdo things’ are the norm to me. But after scratching my head, I came up with enough to fill 2 posts! Part 1 is about weirdo ways to save money on household…

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A perfectly festive weekend that doesn’t break the bank

A perfectly festive weekend that doesn’t break the bank

It’s so easy to spend money at any time of year, but especially at Christmas. I’ve got lots of ideas for saving money, but if the perfect something catches your eye for a loved one, you can soon find yourself spending money you didn’t intend to! This weekend, my plans mean I’ll be having an ever so festive time, without constantly spending. Tonight the plan is a ‘fakeaway’- pizza and chips (or more likely, potato wedges that are tastier, have…

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Where does all my money go?

Where does all my money go?

A question lots of people ask themselves is ‘Where does all my money go?’ The thing is, you have the power to find the answer. But you probably know that already. There’s a reason that this blog, claiming to be about earning, saving and investing money, doesn’t yet have a post about tracking money. And that’s because it’s tedious and boring. Tedious to write about. Tedious to read about. Mostly, it’s tedious to do. This is coming from a lover…

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How to not be skint anymore

How to not be skint anymore

If you’re fed up of getting to the end of every month with no money less (or worse, getting to the end of your money with several days of the month left), it’s time to do something about it. No savings? Recent research found 4 in 10 working age adults in the UK have less than £100 in savings to cover an emergency. But the thing is, 25% of adults with an income of less than £13,500 have £1,000 in…

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50 Christmas Savings

50 Christmas Savings

50 Christmas savings that can help you stay within budget across the festive season. The closer we get to Christmas, the more easy it is to get carried away with an extra tin of chocolates or bag full of stocking fillers. It’s just one day and it’s not worth getting into debt for. Check out these 50 Christmas savings tips to help you keep your spending down. Shopping strategy The way you shop can really help you make Christmas savings:…

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Creating (not paying for) Christmas magic

Creating (not paying for) Christmas magic

Do you want Christmas that’s full of joy, magic, and special memories? Of course you do! It’s easy to be seduced by glossy magazines and seasonal displays. Companies do a damn good job at Christmas advertising and who can blame them? They make a killing from us! Deep down, there’s a truth that we all know. Christmas magic can’t be bottled and sold; it’s created with love by you We put so much time into thinking about the gifts, but…

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