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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

Video: How to get free or cheap tap water when out and about

It's been so hot recently so I've made sure I've got a bottle of water on hand to help cool down - but what happens when it runs out? Well you could spend £1 plus from places like Pret, or you could follow one of these tricks to cut your spend. Plus, the laws on free...

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Latest podcast

Cash Chats ep23 w/ guest Sara Williams

A debt special this week as Sara Williams from Debt Camel and I talk about signs of debt, why we need breathing spaces for debts and how to complain if you've ever had a payday loan. As ever you can find links to the topics we discuss at the bottom of the page. If you...

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Latest deal

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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“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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Latest blog

Video: How to get free or cheap tap water when out and about

It's been so hot recently so I've made sure I've got a bottle of water on hand to help cool down - but what happens when it runs out? Well you could spend £1 plus from places like Pret, or you could follow one of these tricks to cut your spend. Plus, the laws on free...

read more

When Direct Debits are a bad idea

Most of the time paying your bill by Direct Debit will save you money - but if you're not careful they can also end up costing you hard earned cash. "Pay by Direct Debit to save" is a message you'll see on most bills. And most of the time it's true. From gas and...

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Latest podcast

Cash Chats ep23 w/ guest Sara Williams

A debt special this week as Sara Williams from Debt Camel and I talk about signs of debt, why we need breathing spaces for debts and how to complain if you've ever had a payday loan. As ever you can find links to the topics we discuss at the bottom of the page. If you...

read more

Cash Chats ep22 w/ guest Francesca Mason

This week my guest is Francesca Mason and we discuss saving for a holiday, cutting the cost of festivals and how "wombling" could reduce your supermarket spend. We also talk about dog boarding, Eon loyalty schemes and selling on Facebook. As ever you can find links to...

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Latest deals

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...

read more

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

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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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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