How to Make Money at a Car Boot Sale

How much money can you make for a few hours work at a Sunday morning car boot sale? The big answer is – it depends! It really does. For example, we do one every two to three years, …

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9 Ways to Reduce Your Weekly Food Bill

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We’ve all got to eat, but you and your family can do that well without spending a small fortune on food every week. In this article, I’ll be talking about some of the things we’ve done as a …

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10 Delicious Fakeaway Recipes to Make at Home

There’s something about having food made for you and getting it delivered or picked up that just makes it extra satisfying. However, when you actually stop and look at how much you are spending you’ll be very surprised. …

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How to Start Your Own Car Trader Business


So, you’ve decided you want to start up your own motor trade business. Perhaps you’ve been stuck in the same job for a while and now it’s time for a career change. So, what should you do? Assuming …

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9 Ways to Save Money When Renting a House

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Rising UK house prices mean that an increasingly large portion of the population are renting property, rather than buying. Whether you’re a student looking to find somewhere affordable to rent, or you just want to save money renting …

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How to Ensure You Spend Within Your Means

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Do you currently live within your means? If not, it’s definitely something you should look to improve. Living within your means, refers to spending either equal to or less than you bring home each month. With easy access …

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4 Websites/Apps You can use to Sell Stuff

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If your anything like us, when we need more cash our heads start to come up with all kinds of quick money making ideas. Sometimes though we never actually put these ideas into action. Last November my husband …

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10 Ways to Save Money on Clothing


‘Mark Twain’ once wrote “Clothes make the man” and that, “Naked people have little or no influence on society”. That’s all well and good if you have a never-ending supply of cash but what if you don’t? Being …

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9 Ways to Save Money on Holidays

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How nice it is to get away from the daily grind once in a while and feel the sun on your face, the wind in your hair and the sand beneath your feet! Great if you have the …

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9 Ways to Save Money in the Garden

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City or suburban, young or old – everyone likes a garden and especially one that looks good and doesn’t cost the earth to create! With a little bit of planning, you can preserve the plants you have while …

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6 Ways to Save Money on Your Social Life

When it comes to entertainment, perhaps it might appear that this is the most difficult area in which to make potential savings. After all, why should we have to give up something we really like? Well, to start …

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7 Ways to Save Money on Your Finances

There is nothing more true than that old adage of “look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves” but how many of us do indeed, watch those pennies? Do we really take enough time to …

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18 Ways to Save Money on Utility Bills

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We all know how much the cost of electricity, gas and water is increasing, yet many of us continue to consume the same amounts without counting the cost to our pocket or perhaps worse, the environment. Spending time …

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12 Ways to Save Money at Home

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It’s said that there is really no place like home but it’s hardly ever said there’s no place like a home that costs you a little less each month either! Considering how much time we actually spend in …

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