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Staying in for the evening? Don’t surrender to the movie night option

Staying in is the new going out or so we’ve been constantly told ever since the financial crisis back in 2008 stopped us all short and made us think more carefully about frivolous spending. But while you might be spending more time at home in the evenings than you used to, it’s not always easy to think of fun things to do. Sure, you can always buy a nice bottle of wine and enjoy that while you watch a movie,...

How to Cut the Costs of Caring For Man’s Best Friend

Anyone who has a dog will know that they can be loyal and loving companions. Not only do they offer you a sense of security at home, but they can also be great playmates for the kids and keep you fit with their need for lots of walks. That’s not to say that dog ownership isn’t without its challenges. As well as the time commitment, they can significantly add to the household expenses. In fact, according...

Got GPS on your phone? Get outdoors and find hidden treasure!

TREASURE…… X marks the spot. Well it’s not that easy to find treasure these days but once you know a location you’re half way there! I remember doing treasure hunts when I was a kid, my parents would hide small containers in the soil at our local allotment and make clues so my brothers and I could find the hidden treasure! Then as young adults we advanced to doing car treasure hunts...

3 Simple Ways To Save on Halloween This Year

Halloween is now worth around £280 million in Britain and is rated as the second favourite family celebrations behind Christmas. You will notice the shops this year were full of Halloween items right? The good news is that you can still have a fabulous Halloween without spending too much. Here are a few ways to save on your tricks and treats this year. Save On Halloween Spooky Purchases! If the thought of making...

Wimbledon 2016 Inspired Gifts (Handmade or low cost)

With so many great sporting event happening this summer, being in front of the television more than usual should be saving people a fortune – Who needs to go out and spend money eh! Joking aside, with Euro 2016 well and truly underway and Wimbledon due to start on Monday the 27th June, how about showing your loved one you are supporting their passion and make them something TENNIS related? Why not create...

Raise some cash for your savings account

Raising money to put away into a savings account is no easy matter these days. If your loose change is not in the bank, you’ll probably be tempted to spend it! If you’re really serious about some money, you’ll need to put the cash in to a savings account, this will help you build the savings that you really need for some future purchase such as: House or Flat New Car Holiday Family Rainy...