Five Excellent Ways to Save Money When Shopping for Christmas Gifts

Christmas Presents

Christmas is coming up fast. So, I know that a lot of you are already making a gift list. If you are looking for ways to keep the cost of buying everyone a nice present under control, all you need to do is to read on. Below, I share simple ways to save money when shopping for gifts. Shop online My first tip is to start by looking online. Shopping in this way makes it really easy to compare prices… Continue Reading “Five Excellent Ways to Save Money When Shopping for Christmas Gifts”

5 ways to save money on a family day out

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The average household in London forks out £14 each day, according to the Office of National Statistics. With the cost of living continuing to rise faster than wages, many families must tighten their belts. But this doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. Vanquis explores ideas for a family day out – on a budget. Year-round picnics It’s a little chilly for an outdoor picnic, but you can prepare packed lunches before heading out at any time of year. It’s… Continue Reading “5 ways to save money on a family day out”

How to save money on shopping for Christmas

I am sorry to mention the “C” word in September, but it is just 94 days until the big day, although even I was very surprised when I walked into a local shop yesterday to see it full to bursting with Christmas decorations already. As a mother of 6, Christmas can be an expensive time of year, but I do have a few hints and tips to save money along the way. 1. Manage Expectations My top tip is to… Continue Reading “How to save money on shopping for Christmas”

How to Score the Very Best Deals on Your Christmas Shopping

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‘Tis the season to be jolly, and it’s also the time to get organized with your Christmas shopping. With so much to plan and do it can often get a little stressful trying to hunt for the perfect gifts and the best deals around. However, we’ve have some nifty little tricks from savvy shoppers that will help you to have a wallet-friendly Christmas. Get Organized Before you begin, it’s smart to get really organized with your Christmas shopping list. Start… Continue Reading “How to Score the Very Best Deals on Your Christmas Shopping”

Save Hundreds of Pounds with Bean Personal Finance Software

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We all lead busy lives these days and if you are anything like me, sorting out my personal finance always gets pushed to the bottom of the to-do list. Having recently had increases in our gas and electricity bills and our car insurance fall through the letterbox this month, it has pushed it further up the list. It frustrates me no-end that as loyal customers we seem to bear the brunt of these price hikes in the hope we won’t… Continue Reading “Save Hundreds of Pounds with Bean Personal Finance Software”