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Posts written in November, 2010

The pleasure of a pedometer!

Posted by Kate Naylor on November 30th, 2010 at 9:14am

You’ve decided a brisk walk in the evenings is a great way to save money on gym fees and keep fit. You’ve used our discount codes to get a bargain pair of decent walking trainers. But it’d really help your motivation if you had an idea of how well you were doing. The solution? A pedometer or step…read more

The art of resisting retail temptation

Posted by Kate Naylor on November 29th, 2010 at 9:26am

Shops – especially the big high street chains – are adept at controlling our behaviour. They use lighting, aromas, shop floor layout, music, shelf layout, point of sale advertising and more to subtly persuade us to slow down, browse, take advantage of bargains, pick up extra stuff and generally buy more. Take the checkout queue in your…read more

Save money on energy with gorgeous hangings!

Posted by Kate Naylor on November 26th, 2010 at 9:43am

You’ve switched to the best value utilities company. You’ve insulated your home. You’ve lowered the thermostat on your heating and hot water a couple of degrees and fitted a load of power saving gizmos. What next in the quest for the lowest possible gas and electricity bills? Hangings, that’s what!  It’s all very well saving money…read more

Top 4 ways to do Xmas differently

Posted by Kate Naylor on November 25th, 2010 at 9:37am

We’re looking forward to posting all sorts of cool money saving ideas for Christmas, throughout December. Not long to go! But today we’re looking at saving money by doing Christmas differently. If you’re dreading having to cook dinner for the five thousand, fed up to the back teeth with the annual retail frenzy or just don’t like Christmas, maybe it’s time…read more

Pay as you go – save cash on mobile bills

Posted by Kate Naylor on November 24th, 2010 at 8:53am

You’d assume that it’s always cheaper to have your mobile phone on a contract. But it depends what kind of person you are. If you’re constantly glued to your mobile or you send a zillion texts a day, a contract is probably your best bet. But if you’re only an occasional user, pay as you go could…read more

Brits due to go into debt again this Christmas

Posted by Kate Naylor on November 23rd, 2010 at 9:10am

A recent survey suggests that almost a third of us predict we’ll go into debt this Christmas. It’s the same old story… we chuck money away like it’s water over the festive season. But is there really any need to go so mad with your cash? How to stop yourself spending like a person possessed? Here’s…read more

Walking is just as good for you as running!

Posted by Kate Naylor on November 22nd, 2010 at 9:17am

Recent reports show that walking is just as good for you as running. Which is excellent news if you can’t face pounding the pavements or you’re not the sporty type. The winter nights are getting chilly right now but if you wrap up warm there’s nothing nicer than a half hour’s brisk walk under a crisp, starry sky. If…read more

Money saving tips for small businesses – Part 3

Posted by Kate Naylor on November 19th, 2010 at 9:31am

One of the biggest challenges facing UK small bsinesses is credit control and cash flow.  Apparently poor credit control costs UK businesses £20 billion a year – staggering! And small businesses are, on average, owed £30,000 each. Ouch. What to do? The only solution is to put solid payment control procedures in place and stick to…read more

Hey there, I'm Katie...

Katie

I live just outside Brighton, high up on the South Downs, with my fiancé Tony and our three cats.

I’m dedicated to saving money, spending less, buying wisely and generating cash from the stuff I no longer want.

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Hi, I'm Jenny...

Jenny

Hi there, I’m Jenny, a brand new mum living in the heart of Essex with a passion for making the pounds look after themselves!

I’m here to pass on all that I’ve learnt about baby saving, looking good on a budget and to keep you guys up to date with what's hot on the money saving blog scene.

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