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Canal barging: idyllic cruise vacation

1st Jan 2017

There’s a reason why people who have taken canal cruises are often repeat customers. Pastoral landscapes serenely pass by at 4 mph, allowing you to take in all that your senses intended. Add to this gourmet food, personalised service and daily excursions and you have the perfect relaxing vacation. My wife and I booked a…

The shocking truth about Christmas “traditions”

9th Dec 2016

So you’ve seen the supermarket ads with pictures of the ‘perfect’ family Christmas with the tree, the mounds of food, the crackers, the mistletoe, the presents and the ubiquitous Father Christmas. You’re telling yourself, cynically, that these perfect Christmases don’t happen (domestic violence spikes markedly during the festive season) but still there’s a little voice that…

Loan Shark woes? A guide on how to fight back

5th Dec 2016

Loan sharks are nasty creatures so here is how to spot one and avoid them. Also, what to do if you feel trapped and victimised by a loan shark. There is help at hand now.

How students can benefit from cashback sites

26th Oct 2016

If you’re looking for easy ways to earn some extra money from the comfort of your home, cashback sites can be a great resource. Students in particular can really benefit from cashback sites – they’re easy to use, you can log on whenever you like, and earn money in between assignments! Did you know you…

How will Brexit affect students?

3rd Oct 2016

Since the announcement that Britain will be leaving the European Union, there has been a lot of questions concerning what effects the decision could have on student lifestyles. Just how will Brexit affect students? When you consider how many students voted to remain in the EU it hammers home how much concern they are feeling….

How families can cut mobile phone costs

19th Jul 2016

Mobile phone costs are one of the biggest day-to-day expenses of having children, particularly as they become teenagers and want to use social media apps and talk to friends for hours. But there are a few ways you can cut the costs, particularly by buying secondhand, reconditioned phones as we show you below. You can also…

Lunch time savings: fun cheap lunch box ideas

7th Jul 2016

It costs an average of £5 a day to buy your lunch at work. This is £25 for every working week, or £1,300 a year – crazy money to spend on cheese and pickle sandwiches! Homemade lunches are tasty, cheap and healthy and definitely the way forward. You can mix it up with salads, sushi,…

How does Brexit affect me?

27th Jun 2016

In the past few days you’ve been asking “how does Brexit affect me?” In particular I’m being asked “how does Brexit affect my money?” In fact I’ve been on most of the TV channels and a load of radio stations answering questions about interest rates, prices, savings, pensions, mortgages and jobs among other things. No…

How to buy a bicycle for the best price

5th Jun 2016

What’s not to love about cycling? It’s good for the environment, your wallet and, of course, your health. But before you rush out and spend hundreds on a state-of-the-art bike, or even just a cheap second-hand one, here are a few things you should consider. What to look for Where to buy Optional extras Government…

16 Ways to Find Cheap Designer Clothes

23rd May 2016

Ever commented on a beautiful outfit to be told it came from a supermarket, discount store or charity shop? Did it make you wonder if you know the best places to shop for cheap designer clothes? We’ve put together this essential guide to saving money on your wardrobe – without compromising on style. There’s a whole…

10 ways to eat for free – recipes for food from the hedgerows

18th May 2016

Even in the city there’s loads of free food growing: nettles, dandelion leaves (and flowers), blackberries, linden leaves etc. Get foraging. Here are my top ten free food recipes.

Breakfast for Under 20p!

13th Apr 2016

I have shamelessly stolen this headline from the ultra low-cost supermarket Lidl’s latest handout. It’s intriguing isn’t it? How can you have breakfast for less than 20p? Well, you serve yourself 45g Special Muesli (‘Goody’ brand, which includes oats, sweetened pineapple, banana pieces and papaya = 9.6p) and 90g natural yoghurt (Naturis brand = 9.9p)….