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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

The problem with price per unit food comparisons

Price per unit is a great way to find the best valye at the supermarket - but it can also be frustrating and potentially misleading. Logic says anything in the supermarket labelled "Value pack" or part of a special offer is going to be the cheapest option. Sadly...

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Is it worth selling old books, DVDs and CDs online?

I've tried out Zapper, We Buy Books, Music Magpie, Ziffit, MoMox and Fatbrain to see which offer the best trade-in prices for unwanted books, DVDs and CDs. Over the years I've accumulated hundreds of CDs, books and DVDs. Yet thanks to Spotify, Netflix and my Kindle I...

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Latest podcast

Cash Chats ep50: Battle of the supermarkets

I like Waitrose, and I like Aldi, but which is better? There's only one way to find out... Fight! We've all got different reasons for picking the supermarket we shop in. It could be price, it could be quality, it could just be whichever is nearest. But we've all got...

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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, part 2 of The Walking Dead returns on FOX on 26th February 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

The problem with price per unit food comparisons

Price per unit is a great way to find the best valye at the supermarket - but it can also be frustrating and potentially misleading. Logic says anything in the supermarket labelled "Value pack" or part of a special offer is going to be the cheapest option. Sadly...

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, part 2 of The Walking Dead returns on FOX on 26th February 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

Is it worth selling old books, DVDs and CDs online?

I've tried out Zapper, We Buy Books, Music Magpie, Ziffit, MoMox and Fatbrain to see which offer the best trade-in prices for unwanted books, DVDs and CDs. Over the years I've accumulated hundreds of CDs, books and DVDs. Yet thanks to Spotify, Netflix and my Kindle I...

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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What to do if you’re given an old £10 note

The tenner with Charles Darwin stops being legal tender on 1st March 2018 - meaning you can't use it in shops after this date. So what do you do if you're given one? I was given an old tenner at a cash machine the other day - which is fine for now as you can still use...

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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 items go...

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