Do you pay more just to buy British?

Do you pay more just to buy British?

    A new study by an online shopping voucher website My Voucher Codes has arrived at the conclusion that the majority of shoppers in the UK would prefer to purchase products that were made in the UK. Clothing, technology and products that fall under the category of health and beauty accounted for the items that shoppers declared they would be most happiest purchasing ‘made in the UK’ items. 58% of those respondents to the survey by myvouchercodes.co.uk said that they would prefer to purchase items that had been made in the UK rather than foreign-made…

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Netflix vs Amazon Prime Instant Video vs Now TV

Netflix vs Amazon Prime Instant Video vs Now TV

Netflix vs Amazon Prime Instant Video vs Now TV : Subscription services whereby you can stream TV shows and movies are very popular now. Many households utilise one or more of the most popular subscription types, which allows them to stream content directly to their TV via their Xbox console, Wii, PS3, or some sort of internet-receiving device such as a Chromecast. Netflix Netflix provides on demand TV shows and films, and plans start at a flat fee of £5.99 per month, with no minimum commitment. Watching one screen at a…

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IntoTheBlue – Experience days out can be cheaper than you think

IntoTheBlue - Experience days out can be cheaper than you think

  IntoTheBlue is your one-stop shop for experience & adventure days out. This internet-based website is jam-packed with interesting & fun-filled activities, with prices to suit each and every budget. Established back in 1996, they have a wealth of experience in this field, and you’re guaranteed to find something on their website for all ages and tastes. With over 1000 experiences in their database, including driving, flying and water sports, you’ll be spoilt for choice, and if you can’t quite make your mind up, they also offer gift vouchers –…

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The importance of saving money on exercise

The importance of saving money on exercise

  Saving money on Exercise and sports is vital for both your  health and vitality , but, like everything else, they come with a price-tag. Gym membership and exercise equipment can be costly, and they can end up being a waste of money, especially if you purchase expensive equipment on a whim, fancying a particular sport or activity, and then not keeping up with partaking in it. Clothing and footwear It is crucial to exercise in the correct clothing. You cannot run in jeans, for example, and it would be unwise really, to run in anything…

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Save money with Voucherbin UK

Save money with Voucherbin UK

Sponsored Post : I’m a big fan of saving money wherever I can, and I’m always on the lookout for sites that can save me a few quid here & there, whether it be in the form of vouchers, or savvy money-making tips. Everytime I go to make a purchase on the internet, I trawl through site after site looking for a discount voucher that will save me money. I came across VoucherBin UK a few weeks ago on my quest to save the pennies, and I just had to…

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Best Cashback Sites – A Beginner’s Guide

best cashback sites

A beginner’s guide to using the best cashback sites There are a number of cashback websites on the internet, and two of the most common and well-known are Topcashback and Quidco. Both operate similarly and pay out cashback on purchases made through the cashback website, but Topcashback promises to pay the highest cashback amount. Previously I have written about how I made £200+ within a matter of weeks using Topcashback but thought I would write a brand new beginners guide to using the best cashback sites to help maybe just…

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Save money on hotels with Secret Escapes

Save money on hotels with Secret Escapes

The website Secret Escapes offers travel for less. It is a similar kind of concept to Groupon and Wowcher et al. whereby users register with the website using their email address and then receive deals periodically into their inboxes. The emails are laid out in a similar way to other deals’ emails, with a selection of random hotels that are the best deals of the moment, or the most popular ones. While the emails are obviously written in a way to sell the hotels, since Secret Escapes is a business…

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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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Valentine’s Day on a budget

Valentine's Day on a budget

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching like a love filled freight train as usually happens this time of year. With a matter of days left until the big day how can you make that money stretch a big further. Money Shed member Queen81 has written a great guide to doing the big day on a budget.   “Love is in the air!” Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching us, and if you’re anything like me, you’re dreading it. Well, dreading the cost of it. Society seems to make such a big deal…

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