Keep yourself warm without breaking the bank

Keep yourself warm without breaking the bank

Nov 08

Tweet With the winter months closing in, it is imperative that you do all you can to keep yourself feeling warm and cosy until spring arrives. Unfortunately, warm and practical clothing usually comes at a cost, so it can be tricky to achieve this on a tight budget. Luckily, the high street are bringing forward many of their sales so you can ensure your warmth for a fraction of the usual cost....

Electricity doesn’t have to be expensive

Electricity doesn’t have to be expensive

Jun 28

Tweet There’s a common misconception that electricity prices are expensive, when in reality this isn’t at all the case. Your electricity bills are only as high as you make them. If you keep an eye on what you are doing and think in an energy efficient manner while both in and out of the home, the chances are your bills will start to tumble naturally. Obviously some providers are...

Ladies, refresh your wardrobe for less

Ladies, refresh your wardrobe for less

Jan 04

Tweet At this time of year, many of us open up our wardrobes and are overcome with a sense of tedium and despair. The dress that was once a favourite now seems tired and washed out, and you never did get round to stitching back up the hem of those trusty interview trousers. The sad fact is, these feeling usually coincide with the coming with longest month of the year from a financial sense in...

Vital amendments to your home without the huge price tag

Vital amendments to your home without the huge price tag

Nov 26

Tweet Let’s face it: we all want our homes to be better than they currently are. No-one is happy with their lot when it comes to their own home, hence where the home renovation industry is so lucrative. However, most people put off huge changes to their home that could really improve their day to day life because of the perceived huge initial outlay. Thankfully, it doesn’t have to be...

Saving money as a London student

Saving money as a London student

Nov 14

Tweet Living in London is expensive. Most people are aware of this fact, but it can be a culture shock for students moving there from other areas of the country – as these first-hand testimonies prove. Those who are aware of the higher prices commanded in the capital may be thinking twice about choosing a university in the capital. But what if your ideal course is offered by a university...

Save money on kitchen renovation

Save money on kitchen renovation

Oct 30

Tweet Kitchen renovations are notoriously expensive. However, if yours is in need of a makeover, don’t fret; you give your kitchen a new lease of life without spending a fortune. Here are a couple of top tips to help you save money when renovating your kitchen. Retile the floor Kitchens create a lot of mess, and the floor usually bears the brunt of it. The best way to keep your kitchen...

When taking pets abroad, you need to spend to save

When taking pets abroad, you need to spend to save

Oct 26

Tweet For many of us, the thought of spending a week away from our much loved pet is too much to bear. Coupled with the fact that the cost of keeping a dog in kennels or a cat in a cattery for a week is so extortionate, and the little extra effort of taking them away on holiday with you seems worth it for both your heart and your wallet. The one major potential financial downfall of all this is...

Saving money on your insurance

Saving money on your insurance

Oct 25

Tweet Paying for insurance is a necessary chore – it’s a legal requirement for cars and buildings cover is required to obtain a mortgage, but contents policies, insurance specifically for caravans and mobile phone cover are among the array of extra policies that provide us with valuable peace of mind. However, just because you need and want insurance, it doesn’t mean you...