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Engagement rings… can they be done cheaply?

Engagement rings… can they be done cheaply? Getting married is, without a doubt, one of the most expensive things someone can go through – even on a budget. Yet ahead of all that, men traditionall... Read More

Cheap christmas party – How to keep it affordable and happy

Cheap christmas party – How to keep it affordable and happy seem to be almost impossible to achieve. The inevitable parties around Christmas are one of the best times to get away from it all, bu... Read More

Homemade Christmas gifts – saving money with a personal touch

Homemade Christmas gifts – saving money with a personal touch. Sometimes, it can be a little daunting when figuring out where to start with Christmas presents for certain people. They can be difficu... Read More

Happy Frugal New Year! Setting targets for your wallet in 2016

Happy Frugal New Year! Setting targets for your wallet in 2016. At the start of every year, we begrudgingly make resolutions to improve our quality of life. Usually these centre around weight, drinkin... Read More

Getting your Christmas budget sorted: Where do you start?

Christmas budget. Nobody likes that word Christmas budget – it seems to put constraints on fun before the fun’s even begun. But it’s not for any bad reason that we have to budget – Christmas e... Read More

Cutting down on Christmas present costs: Six top tips to get you started

Christmas present costs can quickly hike up. A recent survey by Morrisons discovered that people spend over £150 more, on average, in December solely because of Christmas. This may not surprise many,... Read More

Driving this winter? Save yourself the worry (and, perhaps, money)

It’s the same old story: you’re getting to Christmas and you need all the money you can get for gifts and celebrations, not to mention the ill-timed birthdays and social events you’re expected t... Read More

Car cleaning and homemade recipes: cutting costs throughout the year

A quick browse of the shelves at Halfords or even Asda points to a pretty annoying issue for car owners: that cleaners for different aspects of a vehicle are not only different, but expensive in nearl... Read More

Saving on heating bills: Easy tips to keep costs down this winter

Now that the clocks have gone back, we come to the damning realisation that the short-term gain of an extra hour in bed comes at a terrible price: drastically reduced hours of daylight and the inevita... Read More

Ten quick tips to prepare your home for winter

Don’t know where to start when preparing your home for winter? Well, we’ve all been there, and there always seems to be something we’ve overlooked until it’s too late. Here, we’ve shortliste... Read More