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Posts written in April, 2013

Pay as you drive insurance – will it save you money?

Posted by Kate Naylor on April 30th, 2013 at 9:20am

Car insurance can cost a bomb, especially if you’re under twenty five and drive something expensive or powerful. Have you heard of ‘pay as you drive’ motor insurance? If you want to cut the cost of car insurance, it might be just the thing. Here’s how it works You fit a gadget called a smartbox…read more

Is is knackered? Get it mended!

Posted by Kate Naylor on April 29th, 2013 at 9:48am

I can’t believe we used to throw so many things away. It seems absolutely crazy now, looking back. In fact my last desktop hard drive is still languishing in our side passage, next to the bin, having been there for more than two years because I’m too paranoid to chuck it in the rubbish in…read more

Discount code heaven… here’s five of this week’s finest

Posted by Kate Naylor on April 26th, 2013 at 8:51am

Several years since they first took online shoppers by storm, discount codes are still one of the best ways to save money on… well, you name it! More or less everything. It’s be fascinating to tot up how much our readers have saved over the years we’ve been running this site. I bet it’s pretty…read more

Visit for alternative green technologies

Posted by Kate Naylor on April 25th, 2013 at 9:50am

I’m on the verge of becoming obsessive about saving energy and going green, not just because of the cost savings it often brings. I also want to do my bit to protect environments and the amazing creatures who live in them, all of whom are our distant relatives and deserve a fighting chance of survival…read more

Get the truth – Read the real news for just £37.50 a quarter

Posted by Kate Naylor on April 24th, 2013 at 9:12am

Do you get a daily paper? If it’s a tabloid, do you trust the content or suspect a lot of it is mostly exaggeration, fibs and inaccuracies? At between 50p and 80p a day, it’s quite a lot to pay for stuff that isn’t always real news, or even the whole truth: at 50p a…read more

Get knitting for less with Sew and Make

Posted by Kate Naylor on April 23rd, 2013 at 9:56am

When I was at junior school we spent endless hours finger-knitting, a pointless exercise if there ever was one! All you’d end up with was a long string of loose wool loops, impossible to sew together into anything resembling a garment. I never learned the fine art of knitting. But on a recent visit with…read more

Top savings accounts from Money Supermarket

Posted by Kate Naylor on April 22nd, 2013 at 9:47am

I spent fifteen years in financial services direct marketing. During my time in career purgatory I made it my mission to bring Plain English into insurance. I gave it my best shot, making myself very unpopular in the process, but completely and utterly failed! Four top ten British insurers later, when I finally escaped the…read more

Clean the low cost, eco-efficient way with Splosh products

Posted by Kate Naylor on April 19th, 2013 at 9:02am

Most cleaning products are harsh… and they smell horrid. Splosh’s eco-friendly products smell lovely, all fruity and minty. Most cleaning products come in expensive packaging and are full of water. Splosh products use barely any packaging and they’re concentrated, which means you’re not paying good money for plain water. In fact their cleaning stuff comes…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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