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“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

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The problem with Just Giving and Virgin Giving

Who you use to fundraise and donate money with can affect how much money the charity gets - so it pays to use an alternative to Just Giving. CONTENTS The problem with Virgin Giving and Just Giving Where your money goes when you donate Additional Charges to the...

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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.  CONTENTS Recycle clothes at H&M and get a £5 voucher Donate M&S clothes to Oxfam and get a £5 M&S voucher TK  Maxx and Cancer Research donations...

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Irrelevant Savings Accounts: Why Cash ISAs are dead

Why I don't put my money in a Cash ISA. When my friends talk to me about savings, they always mention ISAs. It's where they've always been told to save their cash (though they don't quite understand why), and they've dutifully stashed as much of their savings in one...

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How much mobile data do you really need?

You're probably paying for far more data than you actually use. Here's how to work out the right allowance for your phone. Contents  How to check how much data you use  How to reduce how much data you need Reduce how much you pay for your mobile data...

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The best bank switching, cashback and interest offers

Here are some quick links to help you jump through the deals. Switching deals You must switch and close your old account to get the headline bonuses listed below. First Direct - £100 switching bonus and another £100 if you leave,  5% regular savings account...

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Save money on Netflix: Latest offers inc 4% off

It's rare to find deals to save money on your Netflix subscription, but it is possible to pay less. Contents 4% off at CD Keys 30-day free trial Some articles on the blog contain affiliate links, which provide a small commission to help fund the...

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The problem with Just Giving and Virgin Giving

Who you use to fundraise and donate money with can affect how much money the charity gets - so it pays to use an alternative to Just Giving. CONTENTS The problem with Virgin Giving and Just Giving Where your money goes when you donate Additional Charges to the...

read more

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.  CONTENTS Recycle clothes at H&M and get a £5 voucher Donate M&S clothes to Oxfam and get a £5 M&S voucher TK  Maxx and Cancer Research donations...

read more

Irrelevant Savings Accounts: Why Cash ISAs are dead

Why I don't put my money in a Cash ISA. When my friends talk to me about savings, they always mention ISAs. It's where they've always been told to save their cash (though they don't quite understand why), and they've dutifully stashed as much of their savings in one...

read more