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Garage Sale or Ebay?

Garage Sale or Ebay?
Got some gear you’d like to sell?  Is the garage sale really “so last century” or should you consider selling old-school style rather than selling online?

Free Movies for Months

Free Movies for Months
If the line up on free-to-air television has you considering busting your budget and giving in to pay TV – DON’T sign up just yet.  Sensational (and free) silver-screen entertainment is just around the corner!

Propagate and Save

Propagate and Save
Money doesn’t grow on trees – and luckily growing trees doesn’t have to cost you money either!  To save money in the garden all you need is a set of secateurs, some potting mix and a little patience.

Saving on Entertainment - Some Pot Luck

Saving on Entertainment - Some Pot Luck
Here’s a little hotch-potch of entertainment tips, that means you can have a social life without affecting your savings life.

Saving Time and Money in the Laundry

Saving Time and Money in the Laundry
As the Vatican’s controversial “Washing Machine Emancipates Women” headline hit the media this week on International Women’s Day – I thought a couple of hints on saving time and money in the laundry might be quite timely – perhaps even, dare I say..liberating!

Why Buy When You Can Borrow?

Want to save money on appliances?  Unless you live next door to Homer Simpson – there’s no reason you shouldn’t consider borrowing instead of buying!

Keeping Track of Your Savings

 Keeping Track of Your Savings
Money - how to get it, how to save it, how to manage it is on the minds of millions around the world.  So if you’ve made the decision to get out of the red and into the black there are many ways to help you track your progress.

Homemade Pine Cone Fire Starters

Homemade Pine Cone Fire Starters
There’s no better gift than hand-made - any gift that shows thought (it’s what counts remember), imagination and effort is sure to be a winner with the receiver.

Getting the Saving Psyche

Getting the Saving Psyche
Saving money is a habit.   Breaking the habit of spending, or beginning the habit of saving is a bit like giving up smoking – not all ways work for all people, you need to find a way that works for you.  Here are some ways other people choose to save, that might help you get started.

Saving on Fuel

Saving on Fuel
Even though the price of petrol has lowered slightly with the ‘credit crunch’ – we all know that eventually the only way is up.  Here are some common sense ways to save fuel for you car.

How to save money and live more frugally

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