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Couponing tips to save money

If you’re new to the term couponing, don’t feel embarrassed. Many people haven’t heard of it (or perhaps haven’t realised it has a name), but it’s saving its devotees across the UK hundreds... Read More

Are you struggling to pay your household bills? Here’s what to do

Sometimes, no matter how carefully you plan, life throws a spanner in the works and you find yourself scrambling around for every bit of money you can find to pay your household bills on time. But som... Read More

Buying a new kitchen can save you money- Find out how

Yep. You read that title correctly: buying a new kitchen can save you money. Bear with us. Of course, buying a new kitchen is going to cost you money in the short term. And it might be a while before ... Read More

7 easy steps to simple, stress-free money management

Money management. Just the words can make the best of us break out in a cold sweat. It conjures images of highlighters, huge piles of paperwork and hours upon hours of head-scratching. Plus, who wa... Read More

How to book cheap holiday destinations for New Year’s Eve

When it comes to finding cheap holiday destinations for New Year’s Eve, there’s no easy solution or shortcut to glory. In fact, finding a cheap holiday destination for New Year’s Eve is dog-eat-... Read More

How to find the best personal loan without damaging your credit rating

There’s a piece of advice that you’re sure to read on almost any financial blog: if you’re applying for credit cards, loans or other forms of credit, don’t apply to lots in a short space of ti... Read More

Christmas gifts on a budget: 5 amazing DIY presents that cost up to £20

If you’re here, you’re likely trying not to overspend on Christmas presents. But saving money doesn’t mean you have to get rubbish gifts for your loved ones. Not at all, in fact. We’ve... Read More

Are you overpaying your gas bills? Here’s how to find out

As winter arrives in full force, you’ve probably already made a couple of trips to the thermostat to crank the heating up and keep the chill off. And, although the gas you use to heat your house isn... Read More

10 easy ways to save money this Christmas without losing the Christmas spirit

Last year, it’s estimated that the UK spent £21 billion on Christmas, on everything from presents and food to pantos and parties. Divided up, that’s over £750 per household, which isn’t far o... Read More

Ask Bamboo: How to stick to your budget for winter?

Let’s face it: winter isn’t cheap. On top of Christmas, New Year and the ever-so-tempting Boxing Day sales, you’ve got the extra heating and extra electricity to consider. And the chance that y... Read More