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Posts written in August, 2012


Avoid the banks – Peer to peer lending for small businesses

Posted by Kate Naylor on August 31st, 2012 at 9:10am

You might have asked your bank for a small business loan and been refused. You might want to avoid the banks at all costs in protest against their behaviour in recent years. Or you might just want to try something a bit different and support the new wave of loan providers that are popping up…read more


Set up a support group for the spending-obsessed!

Posted by Kate Naylor on August 30th, 2012 at 9:39am

When you’re feeling down and depressed, you might see a therapist, or talk to friends, or buy a bunch of self-help books. But what about when you can’t stop shopping? It’s OK when you’re rolling in spare cash. But it’s a bit more serious when you’re broke and every penny counts. Obsessive shopping tend to be…read more

Avoiding TV adverts

3 tips for resisting marketing and advertising temptation

Posted by Kate Naylor on August 29th, 2012 at 9:33am

One of the biggest challenges when you’re trying to save money is resisting retail temptation. Because the Western economy is based around consumerism we’re surrounded by adverts and marketing campaigns. Talk about being hoist by our own petard. But we’re stuck with the system, at least for now. It’s actually slightly sinister when you start to…read more

Breaks for grown ups – Claim as much as 40% off at Expedia

Posted by Kate Naylor on August 28th, 2012 at 9:00am

Exhausted? A bit frilly at the edges? Had a long, not so hot summer? It’s time for the great getaway! If you’ve been waiting for the kids to go back to school before bagging yourself a peaceful bargain break, our Expedia discount codes are your first port of call. What’s in store? As much as…read more


11 low cost ways to say, “I love you”

Posted by Kate Naylor on August 24th, 2012 at 9:30am

Love on a shoestring… here’s eleven ways to say, “I love you” without blowing a king’s ransom on expensive treats! create a romantic dinner at home with candles and soft music – eating out is great but when you prepare food for someone, it’s so much more personal make an ‘I love you’ card yourself….read more


Make beautiful, unique jewellery for next to nothing

Posted by Kate Naylor on August 23rd, 2012 at 9:52am

BIG jewellery is the thing. The bigger the better. But even costume jewellery can set you back quite a few quid, and if you’re into fashion it’s nicer to wear something unique. Bead shops, charity shops and haberdashery departments Luckily there are plenty of bead shops online, and many towns have one on the high…read more


Get unlimited broadband for £3.25 a month from Talk Talk… ENDS TODAY!

Posted by Kate Naylor on August 22nd, 2012 at 8:58am

…plus a £25 voucher! When you sign up to 6 months unlimited broadband via Talk Talk our discount code, you get free connection worth £30, one of the cheapest broadband packages around. If you’re not connected yet, this is the perfect time to get hooked up to t’internet from home and enjoy all the wonderfulness…read more


Get essential stuff done for just a fiver

Posted by Kate Naylor on August 21st, 2012 at 9:42am

A few weeks ago a friend of mine emailed me a logo someone had designed for her business, and it was fantastic. Amazingly, she’d commissioned someone on to do it and it cost her a grand total of five dollars, which equates to roughly bugger all in English money! That’s what I call a…read more

Hey there, I'm 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...


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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