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Money saving tips; be smart with you money to make it go further and look for the best deals and lowest prices.

How To Cut Down On Long Distance Moving Costs

Moving is difficult – not just emotionally but financially as well. Sure, bidding farewell to your old hometown can bring little tears to your eyes but thinking about moving costs will definitely make those tears bigger. It’s just that costly to move out of an old home. That is, if you don’t have a trick […]

Review of UK National Art Pass

A National Art Pass offers free or discounted admission to many art related venues and special exhibitions in the UK. In Scotland, where I live, there are 21 galleries and museums which offer free entry to National Art Pass holders. I’d been thinking about buying a National Art Pass for some time. The standard adult […]

Harry’s Ramsden’s Club 60 Meal Deal

I  regularly stop in South Queensferry when I am driving from Stirling to Edinburgh for a walk and a drink from my flask. I’ve always thought that Harry Ramsden’s Three Bridges must have good views over the Forth estuary and bridges, either from the exterior or interior tables. But I’ve been in South Queensferry too […]

How to Save Money on Auto Insurance

When it comes to thinking about auto insurance most people would probably prefer to not think about it at all – like a trip to the dentist or cleaning out that back closet. To make matters worse is the fact that if you want to drive you will need coverage and this often leads people […]

Saving Money on Mobile Phone Contracts

A consumer’s mobile phone contract is now a considerable part of their monthly spend. The national average salary is £539 per week, £2,335.66 per month making the annual average wage £28,027.99. The average monthly mobile phone bill in the UK is £45.60 per month. That’s a whopping £547.70 UK consumers spend on average on their […]

Don’t Be Lured Into Spending By Supermarket Vouchers

Despite cautioning about the temptation to spend money to save money, sometimes I still succumb to the lure of supermarket vouchers. When I filled up the car at Sainsbury’s, I received two Nectar vouchers. One for triple Nectar points on my next Sainsbury’s shop within the following three weeks. The other offered 8p a litre […]

Wumtu from Three Mobile

I was prompted to download Three money saving app Wumtu to my mobile phone when I received a text message from Three informing me that I could claim a free Costa Strawberry Frostini that Friday. I had an appointment that Friday at the Santander branch in Stirling top open a Regular eSaver account. It’s really […]

Travelodge Aberdeen Central Justice Mill Review

We stayed a the Travelodge Aberdeen Central Justice Mill on a Sunday night in early May 2018. I booked the room during a £10 off the price on Friday and Sunday nights promotion, which brought the price for the room down to £21 for the night. The Travelodge website said that the hotel has a […]

Art Evening Classes at Your Local College

If you have an hobby or interest which you would like to develop further, you could take a look at the evening classes on offer at your local college. I am really into art, so have attended two art evening classes at the local college. Forth Valley College (FVC) has three campuses, Stirling, Falkirk and […]

I Paid More for a Meal By Buying a Travelzoo Voucher

When Travelzoo were running 10% off restaurant deals promotion, I bought a voucher for a meal (lunch or dinner) at Jamie’s Italian. The original price of the voucher was £29 to two courses from the set menu for two people, but I paid £26.10 after the 10% discount. I was also attracted to the voucher […]