Easy ways to cut your food bills

Now is as good a time as any to try and trim your food bill. You might have to due to rising costs or perhaps you’re saving for a holiday or special event and need to shave off some of your unnecessarily expenses. Food is definitely a necessary expense but that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t look to make your “food dollar” go farther. You can of course try and make the most out of coupons and special offers but let’s be honest here in the UK we haven’t really got a handle on that like our US cousins, plus…

15 ways to boost your savings fast

I’m always looking for new ways to save money and be more efficient at home finances. As a busy working mum this is particularly important as I simply don’t have the time or energy to be worrying about money all the time. Being organised and saving regularly is key for me, and even though we don’t have much left at the end of the month it does mean we have some wiggle room in our budget and we are able to meet all our obligations without too many worries. But is there anything else I can be doing? What else…

10 Ways to get the Most out of Leftovers and Eat Well for Less

Are you trying to feed a family on a budget? Do you resent having to throw out scrappy bits of food that you can’t do anything with? I can answer yes to both of those questions. There’s nothing like a young family to suck up your finances and suddenly dialling out for a pizza isn’t an option – you need to ensure you get value from money and good old fashioned nutrition from your food choices. Living on your own and cooking for one can be just as challenging for a whole heap of reasons. Recipes are always for four…

5 ways to cut household bills and save money fast

I have a reasonably good grasp of my personal and household expenses but like everyone there are times that I need to cut bills and save money. This may be because of a change in circumstances (e.g. Rise in nursery fees), or because it’s good practice to stop occasionally and see if you’re getting value for money. So what can you do if you feel that your household bills and expensive are increasing, you want to save for something special but don’t have any disposable income to put away, or you just want to create a bit more wiggle room…

5 Shopping Tricks and Tools You Need to Save Money

I can’t lie. I love a bargain. I always have. The rush from grabbing a good deal has always been with me. Hell, it’s not just mums who like a bargain. I want to know that I’m getting value for money and that I’m not being conned. Simple as!  It’s even more important for me as I HATE shopping – at least for some things. I want to go into a shop and get what I want and get out. So how do I make sure that I’m not spending money necessarily? Okay, well they key is to ensure that…

Save Money and Make Money Shopping with TopCashback

Most of us need to be mindful of budgets these days. We want the best deal. We want to ensure we have a little bit put away for emergencies and events like Christmas and birthdays. We are all having to think – do I really need that, is it value for money, could I get a better deal elsewhere. From utilities to groceries, from electrical goods to clothing, we are increasingly more comfortable with shopping around. We are also much more savvy about our consumer power and we want to get more for our proverbial buck! For me, Topcashback is an…