Get Healthy for 2018

Get Healthy for 2018

If this is your year to finally get in shape, we've got tips on some free or inexpensive ways to get there. Save on cookbooks, workout videos, grocery delivery services…

Get Healthy for 2018
New Year Saving Tips

New Year Saving Tips

It is the beginning of 2018 and if you have made a New Year’s resolution to be more sensible with your money, then keep reading. Saving money can be tough…

New Year Saving Tips
January Sales

January Sales

Right about now almost every store will have some kind of discount being offered. Boots have their 50% off on their Christmas items but pretty soon that will increase to…

January Sales
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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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26 Oct

Two recent reports suggest that Americans may be losing interest in frugality but UK consumers are still keen on staying frugal. Do Americans simply have shorter attention spans or is hope about the economy a reasonable feeling in the U.S.? MediaPost news reports that Americans seem to be slowing down in their use of coupons. This is one major way…

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25 Oct

One of the difficulties of a frugal life is that it can cut into the time that you spend with friends. If your friends typically invite you to enjoy outings, events and travel that are costly then you may avoid hanging out with them because you don’t want to spend the money. Friendship is important, though, so make sure that…

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25 Oct

If you managed to get through the whole summer without spending a fortune to entertain your kids then you’re ahead of the frugal game. As school starts and the days get shorter, there will be fewer hours for you to fill up with family entertainment. Nevertheless, evenings and weekends should be family time. You’ll want to stock up on creative…

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20 Oct

The recession may be over, but people are still feeling the pinch and tightening their belts where they can. In order to make the most of your personal finances, here are 88 effective ways to save money on your out-goings where you can. 1. Pay your bills by direct debit Whatever your bill, by paying via Direct Debit you can…

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18 Oct

Do you know a millionaire? Although there are a lot of them out there most of us don’t actually know any of them personally. Because of this, we may have a lot of misconceptions about millionaires. The following fifteen facts can help you get to know a little bit more about what it’s like to be a millionaire. 1. Millionaires…

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13 Oct

Have you been keeping up with your monthly challenges to save money in new and creative ways? At the start of the year, we set a modest goal of saving at least £750 ($1200) in 2010 by completing one challenge per month. If you’ve been keeping up with the monthly challenges then you’ve saved money by selling your stuff, turning off the…

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