Category Archives: Save Money

Would You Buy Your Kid a Second Hand Toy as a Present?

Would You Buy Your Kid a Second Hand Toy as a Present?

With interest rates finally on the rise, UK household debt levels rising and a general squeeze on consumers continuing to bite, something tells me this year might be a difficult one for parents looking to buy presents for their children.

Save money contact lenses

How to Save Money on Contact Lenses

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There are some things in life that you can live without and others that you simply can’t, and for a lot of people I feel contact lenses would fall into the latter category. Sure, there are many, many stylish glasses on the market these days but for most people, it’s great to be able to pick and choose between the two. One issue that might arise, though, is the cost of contact lenses.

33 Top Tips for Buying on eBay

Whether you are a long-time eBay buyer or you’re just starting out, you’ll want to be confident that you are getting the best deal available. eBay is full of bargains but are you really finding them? Or, are you still paying more for items than you need to and buying from potentially problematic sellers? Here we list 33 of our top tips for buying on eBay, so that you can be sure that you’re getting the best deal every time and avoid running into problems.

Best practice for tracking spending for efficient budgeting

Good budgeting is crucially important, whether you are creating a budget for your own personal finances or managing the financial affairs of a whole business. Recent statistics from the UK government demonstrate that average weekly spending in households is £528.90. Whether you have more or less money to play with than this, good budgeting skills will enable you to pay all of your bills and to make the most of the cash that you have spare.

How Life’s Little Luxuries Can Add Up

While I’m all for being frugal in life, I do still like to enjoy a few little luxuries. I’m talking about going for a meal out with the family, having a takeaway night at home with friends and I have to admit that I probably still pick up too many coffees on the go. This is why I find it useful to remind myself from time to time just how much these little luxuries can add up when they start to become more like daily or weekly occurrences. So, let’s just take a moment to ponder over how much we could spend in a month on life’s little luxuries if we’re not careful.