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Winner! Financial Blog of the Year, Headlinemoney Awards 2017 & 2018

“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

Andy appears on

   Channel 5’s new consumer TV series Shop Smart Save Money 

BBC One’s Rip Off Britain Right on the Money

   Plus heard every month on BBC Radio and read in Reader’s Digest & Moneywise magazines

Latest blog

Tipping point: How much should I leave in restaurants?

Tipping has got tricky when eating out. Here's how to navigate the minefield. It used to be simple. You'd leave some money for your waiter if the service was good. But more often than not, I'm finding this "discretionary" charge automatically added to the bill. The...

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Cashback current accounts compared: which is best for bills?

One of the easiest ways to earn a little cash is to get a cashback current account for your bills. There are now three banks accounts from Natwest and Santander offering money back when you pay your Council Tax, gas, electricity, phone and other regular bills. So...

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Latest podcast

Cash Chats 64: How to pay when on holiday

Part two of my summer holiday specials, this time looking at the cheapest ways to pay when overseas, whether that's by cash or card. A full transcript can be found further down the page. This week's links How much your debit cards are costing you (Moneywise)...

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Latest deal

15% off at everything at eBay

Here's where I'll post any particularly decent eBay deals and offers, whether selling or buying!As you'd expect there are thousands of different products! Often you'll see well-known shops selling on eBay now at prices less than their own website. Office and Argos are...

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Free £15 bonus if you’re a new Quidco member

Get a free £10 spend at thousands of shops or other bonus with these Quidco sign up bonus offers. I'm a big fan of cashback and - even better - you can often get an extra bonus when you sign up for the first time. Quidco is one of the big cashback sites, and I'll list...

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Winner! Financial Blog of the Year, Headlinemoney Awards 2018 & 2017

Latest blog, deals and podcasts

15% off at everything at eBay

Here's where I'll post any particularly decent eBay deals and offers, whether selling or buying!As you'd expect there are thousands of different products! Often you'll see well-known shops selling on eBay now at prices less than their own website. Office and Argos are...

read more

Free £15 bonus if you’re a new Quidco member

Get a free £10 spend at thousands of shops or other bonus with these Quidco sign up bonus offers. I'm a big fan of cashback and - even better - you can often get an extra bonus when you sign up for the first time. Quidco is one of the big cashback sites, and I'll list...

read more

Tipping point: How much should I leave in restaurants?

Tipping has got tricky when eating out. Here's how to navigate the minefield. It used to be simple. You'd leave some money for your waiter if the service was good. But more often than not, I'm finding this "discretionary" charge automatically added to the bill. The...

read more

Cashback current accounts compared: which is best for bills?

One of the easiest ways to earn a little cash is to get a cashback current account for your bills. There are now three banks accounts from Natwest and Santander offering money back when you pay your Council Tax, gas, electricity, phone and other regular bills. So...

read more

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 items go...

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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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