Wombling

Why Wombling Saves You Cash At The Supermarket

Wombling can help to cut your bills at Asda, Sainsbury’s and Tesco. As soon as you saw the title of this blog it would have conjured up visions of uncle Bulgaria and the rest of the Womble gang wombling around Wimbeldon common. Well, for those of us of a certain age it would. Wombling is also the name of…

rent

Rent Out Your Parking Space

Rent out your parking space, it could be a lucrative side earner! You may have seen the article in Metro newspaper yesterday about the lady who took her revenge on somebody who had parked on her drive without her permission by emptying a ton of gravel behind his car and blocking him in. It got me thinking about how much could…

rubbish

How To Make Money From Rubbish

You will be surprised at what rubbish you can sell on ebay! After completing stage one of my transformation from wasteful plonker to frugal superstar it’s now time to start cranking this saving lark up a notch. I have stopped haemorrhaging money like it is going out of fashion and I’ve been looking at ways I can make money…

Debt Management

Debt Management: Have you been mis-sold?

Hot on the heels of mis-sold PPI and bank accounts, comes mis-sold Debt Management Plans. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have identified that many Debt Management Programmes (DMP) could have been mis-sold to consumers. What is a Debt Management Plan? A Debt Management Plan is an informal debt solution which is primarily aimed at consumers who are struggling to…

Credit builder

Credit Builder Could Help A Poor Credit History

Credit builder could be a way for you to have a completed loan appear on your credit file without the risk of running up unnecessary debts. People who have had little or poor credit history can often find it difficult to obtain credit as to lenders they are not seen as a particularly safe bet. I found this out…

Earn money using a fit bit and other trackers

Earn Money Using Your FitBit (and other trackers)

Earn money from exercising? No seriously, read on! Do you sometimes lack the motivation to get yourself out exercising? What if I said you could earn money from doing so? Interested now? You can now use your FitBit or other activity tracker to start earning cash vouchers. I vary from super motivated to downright lazy, but since quitting the…

Council tax

Why You Could Be Overpaying For Council Tax

You would think that it is impossible to be in the wrong council tax band right? WRONG! It seems that when the council tax bands were first being classified it wasn’t the thorough valuation on properties that you would expect. It is now estimated that 400,000 homes in England and Scotland could have been placed in the wrong council…

Shop savvy

Shop Savvy With Price Per Unit

How do I shop savvy? One of the best ways you can shop savvy and cut down on your food shop is to look more carefully at the price per unit. Supermarkets often bamboozle us with special offers and multi-packs. As you walk around you are enticed by one offer after another, yet, quite often the one who feels…

cost effective

7 Cost Effective New Year Activities

OK  with Blue Monday approaching we all need some cost effective activities to do to help to ease the most depressing day of the year. With money tight after the festive period it can seem that staying in and riding it out is the only option.   So, with that in mind we have put together a list of…

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