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

do you knwo which are the top cars for first time buyers? In the United Kingdom, a first car is a very important purchase, effectively…

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

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…

Desert Island Discs Review

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…

Smart Shopping Tips

Most people these days know that getting a bargain is not about being cheap it is actually about being smart. Getting more for your money…

Tightening the Purse Strings: Making Driving Affordable

So how do we go about making driving affordable. The consistent problem of our times, it seems, is how to save money. For driving in…

Peace of Mind for Retirement

Retirement usually means a drop in income, which can create new worries about your future. Many people fear that retirement will bring a drop in…

Can you pay for your home?

Owning your own home is a common dream but as many first time buyers start the process of applying for a mortgage and kick-starting the…

Save Money On Your Family Printing

Today – Save Money On Your Family Printing How to Save Money On Your Family Printing Are you wondering how to save money on your…

Saving money when you move home

Rising house prices are in the news again, meaning purchasing a property remains a hefty financial commitment. House buyers have to save 25% of the…

Live more economically and save the planet

I am a really positive can do type of person and this infographics is just the kind of thong that makes me smile. It is…

What does the word thrifty mean to you?

  Thrifty – ‘showing a careful use of money, especially by avoiding waste’  Cambridge dictionary   What does the word thrifty mean Being thrifty has…

Are You Spending Too Much on Your Pet?

While there have been plenty of studies looking into the cost of owning a pet, you don’t need a university degree to know that dogs,…