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Stay Safe Online While Shopping

For many of us online shopping has become the norm and it’s likely to be the first place we will search for a bargain this holiday season. In an economic climate where we all want more for less it is becoming increasingly common to hear of horror stories regarding online shoppers that have become victims to cyber criminals. Although there are still online fraudsters out there, truth be told the web has never...

Credit Crunch Christmas – 5 Money Saving Tips

It’s almost that time of the year again, Christmas is nearing ever closer. The inevitable novelty Christmas jumpers, cheesy songs and mince pies should put a smile on everyone’s face (who isn’t a Scrooge). However, with the credit crunch taking its toll on the financial world many of us are still feeling the pinch. With less money in our pockets the following tips should help make your money go further...

Tips to buying a printer and ink cartridges

Computer owners on a budget often look into buying cheap printers and ink cartridges. However, the fact is that you get what you pay for, and buying a cheap printer is not always the best solution to your budgeting problems. Are Lower Priced Printers Worth It? Sometimes, a manufacturer will get you by charging a really low price on their printer but the actual operating costs are obscene. Don’t be lured by...

Two Surprisingly Easy Ways To Save Money at the Pump

We have all heard the admonitions to keep your vehicle maintained, tires at the correct pressure and to drive less to save on petrol. Okay, okay, so we all know this and are doing these things in an effort to save money. But there are two ways of saving on fuel that are less publicised but just as important. First of all, you must know that supermarkets often offer the lowest petrol prices. Petrol is not their...

Efficient Materialism

In this age, materialism is something we’ve become accustomed to. In its simplest form, materialism is the focus on things – being fixated about obtaining them and irritated by a need to maintain them. It’s the norm to get excited about the latest gadgets or a new dress, but could our fascination with consumer goods be running our bank balances into the ground? Whilst there’s nothing wrong with this...

Gifts For A Fiver Or Less – What To Buy When On A Budget

Gift shopping on a budget doesn’t necessarily mean purchasing boring items make sure you give a token something. Gifts that cost a fiver or less can be as thoughtful as more costly presents; you just have to think about what will bring a smile to the face of the person you’re buying for. Weddings Stylish wedding gift don’t have to cost a fortune. You can find great presents on the web, such as full...