Saving money on pet care

Saving money on pet care

Saving money on pet care Pets can be a costly business. It is estimated that the average dog will cost its owner over £16,000 over its lifetime, and a cat will cost slightly less. Here are some ways of saving money on buying and caring for your pet. Buying pets Although you should always ensure you buy your puppy or kitten from a reputable person, who is taking the proper care and responsibility for your puppy, the rest of the litter, and one or both parents, if they are with the…

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Save money when eating out

Save money when eating out

Save money when eating out : Most people enjoy the luxury of eating out sometimes. It’s a sociable and enjoyable thing to do but it is also an expensive one, and the bill can amount to more than you are happy about, especially if there are a number of you dining out. Here are a few tips on how to save money when eating out. Tastecard and other dining cards There are certain schemes whereby chains of restaurants join up to offer discounts of 50% off the bill or 2-for-1 on…

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SurveyBee – Join the one survey site that covers them all

SurveyBee - Join the one survey site that covers them all

When you first start out trying to find survey sites to sign up to it can take a while to find both decent ones which pay a good rate and ones that can be trusted. SurveyBee has solved that problem and is an excellent new service that basically lets you sign up to many survey companies by only joining one. We chatted to SurveyBee to find out more about this fantastic service. What exactly is SurveyBee? SurveyBee is a company, situated in Copenhagen, Denmark, providing a service, allowing panelists to quickly select…

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Saving money on education and training

Saving money on education and training

  In this post we look at all the different ways you could be saving money on education and training if you wish to try and better yourself no matter what stage of life you may be at. MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course) are free courses. The Open University runs their own courses, which operate from a subsidiary website, OpenLearn, which is highly reputable, accessible and run by experts in each field of study. OpenLearn lets you register and gain accreditation by taking its modules and courses, and you can…

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How to save money when booking your holiday

How to save money when booking your holiday

  Holidays are costly and the price differences between someone that puts in effort to save money from the booking of it to their spending money, and someone that goes along with the norm, is going to be considerable. Holidays in the UK Holidays in the UK can be just as expensive as going abroad, or they can be very cheaply done, depending on your situation and needs. Camping or a caravan break can be done cheaply, but you need a bit of foresight to save money, as it can…

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Setting up your Blog : Free Hosting vs Paid Hosting

Setting up your Blog : Free Hosting vs Paid Hosting

  Free hosting vs Paid hosting – Which is best for you when it comes to your blog?   When it comes to starting up a website it can be difficult to know where to begin. You may already have the main idea of your website formed in your mind but are unsure where to begin.   The site you are using now is hosted and supported by Kloudhost. They are a UK based company who offer a fantastic hosting service. Also don’t tell anyone but if you use the code UKBF at the…

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Saving money on transport

Saving money on transport

  Saving Money On Transport.   The average person spends £65.70 a week on transport. This accounts for all kinds of transport and travel, from running a car, to using the train each day to commute to work, or using any form of transportation for leisure pursuits, such as taxis and so on. Save money on your car There are many ways to cut the costs of owning a car, comprising two kinds of saving: fuel savings, and general car maintenance savings. Firstly, to save money on fuel costs, there…

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How to save money shopping

How to save money shopping

  Save money shopping : One thing many people are concerned about right now is how to cut the cost of their grocery spending. The average family in the UK spends around £45 per person on grocery shopping, per week; and grocery spending constitutes the 4th largest category of expenditure, after transport costs, recreation, and utilities. Here are a few ideas to cut costs in the supermarket. 1 – Plan ahead. The biggest way to cut supermarket costs is to plan more thoroughly and create a shopping list for meal…

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A Beginners guide to earning money with giffgaff

A Beginners guide to earning money with giffgaff

    A Beginners guide to earning money with GiffGaff Around 18 months ago I decided to ditch my mobile contract with Vodafone. I was paying £35 per month and for that I got my phone and small amount of calls, texts and practically no internet. It was getting near to my contract renewal time when someone told me about giffgaff. giffgaff is a low cost mobile phone network that runs on the O2 network. You can either choose to pay as you go or pick one of their monthly…

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Cheap things to do over the Easter holidays

Cheap things to do over the Easter holidays

  It’s the Easter holidays and that brings about lots of stress about money. Parents and non-parents alike find they have to fork out for Easter egg gifts, normal activities are more expensive, and some people even have added expenses, such as childcare costs. Here are some ideas for saving money over the period. Days out Days out with the children during the school holidays can really cost a small fortune. Some ways of saving money here, can be: firstly, try a picnic in the park or the beach –…

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Earn money by doing jobs using the amazing smartphone app Pickle

Earn money by doing jobs using the amazing smartphone app Pickle

In this post we chat to the people behind the new micro job platform Pickle which launches in April 2015. Need a quick task doing at home or elsewhere, or maybe you have a service or skill that can match a task that is on the app. Then you can get paid handsomely for helping your fellow human beings out. Read on to find out how it all works.   Can you tell us a bit about Pickle and how you can make money by using your app Pickle is a…

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