John Lewis Christmas Advert And Why You Need To Consider The Financial Impact Of Your Christmas Gifts

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Having seen this year’s Christmas advert by John Lewis, it left me thinking about the financial impact that Christmas gifts can have on other people. If you haven’t seen the advert, it’s a reverse timeline of the life of Elton John. It shows him throughout the decades singing whilst playing piano. This follows him right […]

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ThriftyMum Guide to Matched Betting

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This is a great time of year to start Matched Betting with Profit Accumulator! I’ve mentioned if before on my Facebook page that whilst on maternity leave with ThriftyBaby, matched betting was a major extra income for me. Plus it was tax free so I didn’t need to register as self-employed then. It’s also really flexible […]

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Petrol Poverty And How To Save Money On Fuel

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Recently I’ve had to start working from home on the run up to pay day just to try and ration my fuel. I couldn’t believe this month it cost me £70 to fill up my car with diesel! Only having £130 a month after bills, this is a huge chunk of my disposable income and […]

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ThriftyDaysOut: Hornsea Garden Centre

Hornsea garden centre

A staple feature of maternity leave for me was frequenting my local garden centres. They have everything! Play areas, animals, hot drinks and tasty homemade food made from local produce. Being skint again, I decided to go back to what I know best which is finding a free day out for the family so we […]

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Support The Campaign To Save Childcare Vouchers

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On 4 October 2018 the national Childcare Voucher scheme is due to close. This follows a six-month extension offered by the government since March this year. The delay was a result of parents contacting their MPs desperate to save the scheme. Now employers are also backing the petition to save Childcare Vouchers ahead of its closure […]

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