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Boots Advantage Card Treats for Over 60s

In true Help Me To Save fashion, I have been on the look out for ways to save money now that I am 60. As I live in Scotland, I have a free bus pass, officially named a National Entitlement Card (NEC). I also shelled out £70 to purchase a Senior Railcard, which gives me […]

Applying for an Over 60s Bus Pass in Scotland

I recently celebrated my 60th birthday. As I live in Scotland, that meant that I was eligible for a National Entitlement Card (NEC), commonly referred to as an over 60s Bus Pass. This smartcard offers the holder free bus travel throughout Scotland. It’s a good idea to apply for your NEC a couple of weeks […]

Review of Honey Coupon Finder Extension

You can save some serious cash by using coupons or voucher codes when shopping online. I’ve saved up to 20% by using coupons and voucher codes. But, it can be such a pain finding the valid coupon code which offers the highest discount. It was so frustrating finding a code, which when entered on the […]

Tips for Buying a Cheap Second Hand Car

The newest cars on the market are often unattainable for most, making second-hand cars the preferred choice for many people wanting to get behind the wheel. Buying a new set of wheels can prove somewhat daunting, though, with a large number of us not having a clue what to look for. Whether purchasing a second-hand […]

Cheap Fine Dining at Your Local College

I’d been intending to try out the Gallery Restaurant at the Stirling Campus of Forth Valley College. The purpose of the college restaurant is to provide real life training for hospitality students. You need to book a table at the Gallery Restaurant, either by phone or by completing an online booking request. During term time […]

Review of JD Williams

I always have problems finding reasonably priced comfortable shoes for my large wide feet. I decided to go to Evans in Glsagow during their sale to see if I could find anything suitable. I thought that Evans was in the St Enoch Centre. When I asked at the information desk in the shopping centre I […]

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 […]