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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 easy ways to make quick cash

Reading Time: 7 mins Want to make quick cash right now? Check out our ten top ways to make money fast, with the least amount of effort possible. Perhaps you’re looking for easy ways to make money online from the comfort of your sofa, or perhaps you want to make sure your credit report is accurate and up to date … 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, 2019 research found the average cost of raising a child until the age of 18 was a staggering £151,000. To help out parents, we’ve compiled a list of 50 money saving tips to help you save some … read more

21 lazy ways to save money on everything

Reading Time: 12 mins Feeling lazy? We are all looking for ways to save money, but sometimes saving little and often can make a just as much difference to your bank balance than single lump sums. There are hundreds of ways to save pennies every single day, and the best part is, most of them require little to no … read more

21 ways to save £100 this week

Let’s be honest, the last year and a half has not been easy! Pandemics, lockdowns, furlough, job losses – well done for surviving it all. If you’re struggling for money right now, you might not see where extra savings can be made and the idea of saving £100 in a week might seem hopelessly out … read more

Fill Your Twixmas Time for a Richer New Year!

Reading Time: 8 mins Twixmas is a boring time of year for all of us. We’re stuffed full of overly rich Christmas food and all daily routine is out the window. In 2020, twixmas is set to be even more boring than ever, as we’re stuck at home and unable to visit friends and family as usual! That’s why … read more

How to make money if you’re under 18

Reading Time: 18 mins While making a few quid here and there can be easy for those under 18, it’s a whole different story if you’re after a more sustainable source of income. Earning proper money can be difficult without the advantages of work experience or other factors, such as a driving licence. To help out those under 18 … read more

15 Frugal Living Tips to Save £5000 a Year

Reading Time: 9 mins Frugal living tips sound like a lot of sacrifice needs to be made. It’s not true! But it could be very necessary. As a nation we overspend massively and often beyond our budgets. More than a third of all Brits spent more than they received in income in April 2019. Continuing spending habits like this … read more

The best standalone savings apps in 2020

Reading Time: 5 mins Savings apps are on the rise – 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

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