Spring/Summer Trend Report Part 2

Spring/Summer Trend Report Part 2

It's time for the second piece of our spring/summer trend report! This time we're talking about ruffles, backpacks, and bright colours, and everything's under £50.

Spring/Summer Trend Report Part 2
Save in the End of Winter Sales

Save in the End of Winter Sales

It might be that time of year to start dusting off your holiday clothes and shopping the spring/summer collections, but March is a fantastic month to shop for next winter.…

Save in the End of Winter Sales
Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Valentine's Day will be here in just a few more days, but there's no need to panic if you haven't bought anything yet. Take a look at our gift guide…

Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gift Guide
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18 Nov

It seems that nobody has told the kids – or the Royal Family for that matter – about the recession yet. With letters to Santa already on their way, rumour has it that the Prime Minister has been asking for a royal wedding to cheer the country up. Kids have been ignoring their parents agonised looks, and browsing Apple’s product…

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15 Nov

Shopping is something that frugal people always have to be careful about. It’s something that we all need to do. And yet, we have to be vigilant about the way that we do it if we want to keep in line with our budget and financial goals. The really tricky thing about shopping is that a single purchase can cause…

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12 Nov

How much money are you putting away each year for retirement? If you live in the UK and are between the ages of 51 and 65 you need to be putting away on average of £10,300 per year to close the huge pension gap that has become such a big problem in this country. Of course, most people have a…

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12 Nov

How much money should you spend on an engagement ring for the woman that you love? The rule of thumb is to spend 2-3 times what you earn per month on the ring although many people say that this rule is a rule created by the diamond industry that doesn’t actually need to be followed. However, it’s certainly true that…

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09 Nov

The holidays are approaching. Are you going to spend a lot of money on the season this year? Reports indicate that there may be a slight rise in holiday spending this year as compared to last year but most shoppers are still planning to save according to a recent survey by financial institution USAA. The survey found that this year’s…

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08 Nov

The more space that you have in your home, the more money you’re going to spend. It’s not just that you pay more at the outset to purchase a larger space. You also pay more in ongoing costs to power the larger home. Additionally, the larger your home is, the more tempting is to fill it up with stuff (and…

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03 Nov

One of the biggest problems with paying attention to celebrity gossip is that it can inadvertently encourage you to waste a lot of money. Girls who want to look like their favorite celebrities may want to pay for everything from new makeup to plastic surgery to get those looks. And women are often encouraged to buy expensive, trendy, designer clothing…

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02 Nov

UK businesses have worked hard to cut the costs of travel during this time of economic hardship. A new report indicates that the trends that have started now are likely to continue for at least 2-3 years. And, in fact, many people believe that UK businesses will continue to use this new money-saving model for cutting business travel expenses even…

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01 Nov

Compulsive hoarding is a condition in which people accumulate things. There are many similarities between living a frugal lifestyle and hoarding. However, there are also key important differences between the two. Living a frugal lifestyle is okay. Compulsive hoarding doesn’t feel good and is something to get help for. Check out the following ten signs to make sure that your…

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01 Nov

Photography is a fun hobby. It can also be an expensive hobby although it’s definitely gotten more affordable now that digital photos are the norm. Frugal folks can save money on their photo habit by using free online photo editing tools rather than paying for a program such as Adobe Photoshop. Another way to save money as a photographer hobbyist…

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29 Oct

Fighting crime isn’t a cheap endeavor. Of course, it’s a necessary one. Governments have to pay out some money in order to protect citizens from crime. But is there a way to save money on fighting crime without putting citizens at risk? Three recent ideas that have come up to cut costs on crime-fighting in Europe include: 1. Use virtual…

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29 Oct

Some people thrive off of competition. If that sounds like you then perhaps you might be interested in the DUEL savings bank. This two-sided piggy bank allows two different people to start filling up the bank with their own change. The heavier side will tilt the piggy bank to show which one of you is saving more. It’s a fun…

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28 Oct

Did you know that the average cost of a funeral in the UK is more than £7,0oo?! That’s a lot of money to spend even to honor someone who has recently passed. However, there are a lot of things that you can do to decrease the cost of a funeral. One option is to go DIY when it comes to…

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28 Oct

You have just been set up on a blind date. The person who sets you up describes your date as “frugal”. What comes to mind? According to a recent ING Direct survey, more than half of people say that a frugal blind date is both smart and sexy. Hold on a second, though. If you’re trying to impress the person…

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28 Oct

Does your debt feel like an overwhelming burden? There are many, many small steps that you can take to relieve yourself of this burden. This article explores fifty of them. Even if you only choose ten from the list, you’ll start getting control over your debt more quickly than you can imagine. Accept only the lowest loan amount that you…

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