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

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

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

The consistent problem of our times, it seems, is how to save money. For driving in particular, fuel prices alone are already a concern. But…

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,…

How to Run Family Cars on a Budget

When you are trying to run a family on a budget, one of the main expenses are the family cars. According to a recent survey…

The Great British Switch weekend could save you £350 a year!

So what are you up to this weekend ? Have you heard about The Great British Switch weekend that Comparethemarket.com has launched in partnership with…

Staying in the black: making your monthly wage last

Habits can be picked up at any age, good or bad, so if you have had a history of spending in the moment, then it…