How to make fresh flowers last longer

How to make fresh flowers last longer I don’t think I know anyone who doesn’t like flowers in their garden or at the park and…

Will Families Benefit the Most from Smart Meter Revolution?

Most of us dread the appearance of the quarterly energy bill landing through the door, as more often than not, we don’t know what to…

Top 5 Ways to Save Yourself Money in January 2015

A New Year is upon us, and this often means that people around the UK are creating their New Year’s resolutions. However, it’s not just…

3 Effective Ways of Saving Money on Funeral Arrangements

Organising and paying for a family funeral is just one of life’s big purchases that is simply non-avoidable. Similar to buying a home, purchasing a…

Top 10 ways to save money for a new home

Whether you are already a home owner or renting, saving money for a new home is not an easy task. Deposits are not easy to…

Why a forward contract could save you thousands

Transferring money abroad is something we will all do at one time or another, whether we’re on holiday, buying overseas property, retiring to sunnier climes,…

All you need for a perfect wedding on a budget

Are you planning a perfect wedding on a budget   The average wedding in the UK costs is around 25k according to Brides magazine* I…

Multiple Drivers: Can This Reduce Your Households Car Expenditure?

Having a family car to transport people from place to place is a very convenient and sensible option. Imagine transporting bags of grocery using public…

Showering Saves Money

  When I was a child we didn’t have central heating. We used to feed our electricity meter with 50p pieces and it seemed to…

Want to make big energy savings? Take the pledge today

With the Big Energy Saving Week set to take place between 20-24th October 2014, the energy saving trust are calling upon people to think more…

Buying a new car for your Family

I have had my little red Fiat Punto for 12 years now and to be honest it is on its last legs (or wheels) and…

Savings for grandchildren

The gift of grandchildren is like no other, it creates the opportunity to spoil someone very special to you. The initial impulse is to rush…

The top cars for first time buyers

In the United Kingdom, a first car is a very important purchase, effectively what you are buying is independence. The license to get around of…

How to visit the cinema on a budget

I have always loved going to the cinema to see a good film. I remember going to see ET as a child and just loving…

Simple things you could do this week to make money

I often talk about saving money but sometimes we need to make money, extra money to help us out. It maybe we want a holiday…

Desert Island Discs

I adore Desert Island Discs, having a good old nosy into some influential figures life. I loved to hear Kirsty ask Russel Brand why he…

A simple guide to energy shopping

A simple guide to energy shopping Do you shop around to compare energy tariffs or do you think it all too much hassle? I have…

50 Thrifty Ideas for the School Summer Holidays

Today – Thrifty Ideas for the School Summer Holidays   Pin Thrifty Ideas for the School Summer Holidays for later     The summer holidays…

How can I save money around the house?

Most people have had to tighten their belts in recent years. However, are you doing everything you can to save money around the house? Here…

Tatler review – a magazine for the thrifty?

Well I never thought I would be writing a Tatler review Till I became a thrifty mama I used to be a sucker for free…