Are you Eligible for the Government Christmas Bonus?

Reading Time: < 1 min If you claim benefits, you may be entitled to an extra £10 christmas bonus this year. The Christmas Bonus is a one-off tax-free £10 payment made before Christmas, paid to people who get certain benefits in the qualifying week. This is normally the first full week of December. You do not need to claim – … read more

Best Discount Code Sites for Christmas Gifts

Reading Time: 4 mins Discount code sites are a fantastic way to save cash throughout the year! With Black Friday well and truly upon us (and then Cyber Monday… and then December deals…) you can use these sites to combine discounts for a serious bargain here and there. Here’s our pick of the best discount code sites to use! … read more

Get ahead on your Christmas savings now!

Reading Time: 7 mins As much as we wish it could be Christmas every day, unfortunately it can’t. However, we can plan ahead with our Christmas savings to make sure it’s a financially stress-free time of year! We’ve all sat down to think about the ideal presents for our family and friends, only to reconsider our choices after checking … read more

Get extra rewards when you spend with the Iceland Bonus Card

Reading Time: 3 mins Get extra rewards when you spend with the Iceland Bonus Card Savvy shoppers can make more money in the next fortnight (until 29 October) as Iceland is giving its Bonus Card holders an extra £1 for every £10 they load on the card. Get in now and you can receive £1 for every £10 you … read more

10 fun ways to make quick cash

Reading Time: 9 mins 10 fun ways to make quick cash  January feels like the longest month of the year for a multitude of reasons. Not only is it cold, dark and gloomy, but the weeks between pay checks seem to last a lifetime. Plus, many of us are still trying to recover from the financial blow of Christmas … read more

The best standalone savings apps in 2023

Reading Time: 5 mins Savings apps are becoming more popular – but who should use them and which is the best? This guide helps you decide if savings apps are best for you. Do you have big plans and great ideas for your money? A holiday, a new car, a deposit for a new flat or even something as … read more

14 fun ways to save money

Reading Time: 11 mins Do you need some fun ways to save money? January can be a tough month. Not only does it somehow feel ten times longer than every other month, but early pay packets at Christmas time mean we have to stretch our income much further.  The January blues also set in, and having no money can … read more

Investing: What is the January Effect?

Reading Time: 5 mins The ‘January Effect’ suggests share prices typically rise at the beginning of the year. But is there any truth to the theory? And if so, how can the January Effect be explained? Keep on reading to discover all the details or click on a link to head straight to a section… What is the January … read more

51 Money Saving Tips for Parents

Reading Time: 17 mins Raising children is an expensive business, so money saving tips for parents are always warmly received. In fact, 2021 research by CPAG found the average cost of raising a child until the age of 18 now stands at £160,692 for a couple and £193,801 for a lone parent To help out parents, we’ve compiled a … read more

Are you a student? Get paid for your opinion!

Reading Time: 6 mins This is a paid article on behalf of The Opinion Panel Community. Are you a student? Get paid for your opinion!  Are you coming to the end of your first term at Uni? Perhaps you are in your final year of university, coming to the time to start your thesis or dissertation. Either way, it is … read more

Make Money From Cashback Sites: 2022 Edition

Reading Time: 5 mins Cashback sites: Earn money for clicks.  We have been talking about cashback sites for years. Often a useful way to make some extra money, we are shocked by how many of our readers still don’t use them. One of our team uses them to do her full Christmas shop and the credit she uses to … read more

Loyalty Cards: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Reading Time: 13 mins It used to be that loyalty cards were just about collecting points when you spend. Those points would then accumulate and be converted into money off vouchers. Alternatively, the points would accumulate as a cash value which could then be knocked off your shopping.  These days, loyalty cards do so much more. You can still … read more

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