5 things to know about car insurance after a collision

When you have a collision in your vehicle, you naturally assume you are fully protected and that your insurer will take care of everything...

Thrifty swapaholic

When you imagine the latest beauty must-have you might think of a designer foundation or a gorgeous pink lipgloss. Well apparently not. Sudocrem -...

Leftover parties – great idea!

One of the advantages of leaving a cold and wet Britain for a temperate climate for Christmas, is that when you get back home...

Bargain beauty buys and tricks

This week our twitter party was discussing some fabulous thrifty beauty tips and so I thought I’d share some of my favourites too. I...

5 Ways to Boost your Cash for Christmas

Christmas is known as the most wonderful time of the year. Unfortunately, for most, it also tends to be the most expensive. Plan early and...

Finding some winter oomph!

The temptation is just to curl up in a ball, turn on the TV and veg out.  The reality is you still have the...

Five steps to an affordable social life

If you’re a parent on a budget, you may feel your social life is a luxury of the past.  But with a little creative...

How to take the first step to debt freedom

With rising unemployment and higher living costs, many families across the UK are struggling financially – and falling further and further into debt as...

When you can give supermarkets a run for their money

At what time of day can you save £20 just by hanging around in the right place at the right time? The answer to that...

My journey to BBC Breakfast

My journey to BBC Breakfast started on Friday afternoon with the call from my office.  BBC Breakfast was debating the cost of bringing up...