Frugal living in the home

We've come up with some easy ideas for ways to save money at home, helping you to live more cheaply every day! Some suggestions are simple and straightforward, and others are a bit more elaborate, but all will have a positive effect on your bank balance! Frugal living needn't be boring - some of our ideas for saving money in the home will also let you have a bit of fun, and maybe find some new skills and interests into the bargain!

Top Ways to Save Money For This Christmas

Christmas Pudding With Brandy

Christmas is a time for friendship, family, food and warming yourself by the fire – but unfortunately it can all come with quite a hefty price tag. The perfect Christmas doesn’t always come cheap once you start adding up the costs of the presents, mince pies, wine, stocking fillers for the kids, Secret Santa at […]

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Save money on your phone calls using VoIP

smartphone with voip

Mobile phones are a large part of everyday life in today’s society. With the development of smartphones and app driven devices, mobile phones can do almost anything we could want them to do. Unfortunately, this convenience and ease of use comes at a cost. Mobile phone plans with unlimited talk, text, and data can take […]

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Household budget planning

household budget planner

If you’re trying to keep an eye on your finances and keep control of your spending, household budget planning is a vital part of the process.  We all need to know if we are living within our means, or if we are overspending on a monthly basis.  However keeping track of your spending when you’re […]

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How to save water and reduce your bill

Saving water

If you are not currently using a water meter for your water bills, your first job is to find out if you could save money by switching – you could be saving up to £200 a year over a non-metered bill, so it’s worth the effort to check.  Simply go to www.uswitch.com/water to do a […]

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Energy conservation – save money on heating

Saving money on heating and hot water

Heating your home and your hot water are two of the greatest energy expenses you will have.  There are a number of easy energy saving tips to reduce your bill without ending up with icicles inside your windows this winter! Energy conservation is a great way of saving money whilst helping to save the planet! […]

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Energy conservation – reduce your energy bills

Energy saving light bulb

There are many, many ways of reducing the cost of your electricity bills this year, methods of energy conservation from the very simple to the more elaborate.  Here’s a list of energy saving tips and ideas for easy things that we can all do on a daily basis.  Forgive us for including some ideas that […]

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