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Winner! Financial Blog of the Year, Headlinemoney Awards 2017

“Hi, I’m Andy Webb. I’m a blogger, journalist and a bit of a money geek. Be Clever With Your Cash is my way of sharing how I spend, save and manage my money to get the best value possible – and by reading the blog I hope you can do the same.”

Andy Webb

Founder & Editor, Be Clever With Your Cash

Latest blog

Tipping points: how much should I tip?

With more restaurants automatically adding 12.5% (or more) as standard to your bill, and questions over who actually gets the money, it's become far more complicated to know how much to tip than it used to - and the best way to do it. It used to be you'd leave a...

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If time is money, am I really making a saving?

I can spend hours finding the best deal and getting the best value I can - whether it's an online supermarket shop, switching my broadband or buying a fridge. But I'm starting to wonder if the time it takes could be better spent. How much do you earn an hour? I bet...

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Latest podcast

Cash Chats ep36 w/ guest Emma Drew

Find out three easy ways to earn a little money on the side with this week's guest Emma Drew. Emma was one of the first guests on the podcast back in January so it was great to get her back on Skype following her Best Money Making blog win at the UK Money Bloggers...

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Latest deal

Watch The Walking Dead season 8 for free on NOW TV

Watch every episode of The Walking Dead without subscribing to Sky, Virgin or TalkTalk. Season eight of The Walking Dead returns on FOX on 23rd October and will be live every Monday after that for about eight weeks - and I've found a way for you to watch it...

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Winner! Financial Blog of the Year, Headlinemoney Awards 2017

Latest blog, deals and podcasts

Tipping points: how much should I tip?

With more restaurants automatically adding 12.5% (or more) as standard to your bill, and questions over who actually gets the money, it's become far more complicated to know how much to tip than it used to - and the best way to do it. It used to be you'd leave a...

read more

If time is money, am I really making a saving?

I can spend hours finding the best deal and getting the best value I can - whether it's an online supermarket shop, switching my broadband or buying a fridge. But I'm starting to wonder if the time it takes could be better spent. How much do you earn an hour? I bet...

read more

Watch The Walking Dead season 8 for free on NOW TV

Watch every episode of The Walking Dead without subscribing to Sky, Virgin or TalkTalk. Season eight of The Walking Dead returns on FOX on 23rd October and will be live every Monday after that for about eight weeks - and I've found a way for you to watch it...

read more

Cash Chats ep36 w/ guest Emma Drew

Find out three easy ways to earn a little money on the side with this week's guest Emma Drew. Emma was one of the first guests on the podcast back in January so it was great to get her back on Skype following her Best Money Making blog win at the UK Money Bloggers...

read more

The best bank switching, cashback and interest offers

One of the quickest ways to make some extra cash is to take advantage of the very competitive current account market and get a switching bonus, cashback or high interest on your savings. If you've been with the same bank since your first job or University, you're...

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Best TV streaming: Amazon Prime vs Netflix vs Now TV

If you're looking for something good to watch on the box, your best bet is to head online. But how do you choose between NOW TV, Amazon Prime and Netflix? Let's face it, other than a dozen or shows a year, TV schedules are full of movies you've already seen and...

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Video: How to sell unwanted tickets

Don't support touts - sell tickets you don't need to music, theatre and sport fans at a fair price. A few months back my Cash Chats podcast tackled the problem of ticket touts and how you can avoid the ridiculous price mark-ups on going to see bands, shows and sport....

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Andy’s “must read” posts

My week of being clever with my cash

These are the kinds of savings I make every week - and you can do it too. When I started Be Clever With Your Cash I wrote a series of blog posts under the title Save-ometer. Every day for a year - every single day - I kept track of what I spent and how much money...

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2017: Six easy ways to make nearly £2,000

It's all well and good to try and save money, but you should be thinking about earning extra cash too. And we're talking decent sums of money - possibly more than £2,000. Each of the money making actions I've listed below might take a little time, but they're all easy...

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2017: Six quick and easy ways to save £1,500

Screw the excuses. You've 12 months to tackle these six easy savings and you could be better off to the tune of £1,500 in 2017 - perhaps even more. Whether you want to tackle them all in one go or space them out through the year, each of my six top savings is a...

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Andy’s top cash hack savings

Cash hack: free magazines trick, and other ways to save

Don't pay full price when you can get free or discounted magazine copies and subscriptions. For about 20 years I subscribed to the film magazine Empire (yes I was a young movie addict), but I stopped reading it a few years ago as even special offers and discounts...

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Swap old clothes for H&M or M&S vouchers

Planning on upgrading your wardrobe? Get rid of some old gear to help save on something new. H&M and M&S both have schemes that let you swap old clothes for vouchers. It's a great way to clear the clutter and save at the same time. Plus it's far better that...

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