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Take a look at all the blog posts Andy has written and find hundreds of tips and tricks to help you be Clever With Your Cash.

 

How to find bargain second-hand clothes

How to find bargain second-hand clothes

This September Oxfam is urging us to shop second-hand in a bid to reduce the environmental impact of making new clothes. Eleven million items of clothing are added to landfill every week in the UK! That's a huge amount of material that could be recycled or repurposed....

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Why you need more than one bank account

Why you need more than one bank account

Having one bank account isn't just risky, it could be costing you cash. Lots of people only have one bank account. In fact, many think they can only have one. But there's actually no limit to how many you can open from different banks, and you might even be able to...

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Be a star baker on a budget

Be a star baker on a budget

To celebrate The Great British Bake Off’s return, we thought we’d show you just how much cheaper, and tastier, it can be to make your own creations.

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How I cut my bills by £774 in 20 minutes

How I cut my bills by £774 in 20 minutes

It doesn't take much time or effort to slash your bills. This week I put aside half an hour for a bit of admin. With my energy fix about to end and a price increase on the way for my broadband, I took the opportunity to cut how much I pay every month. Read on to see...

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Why you still need to watch out for 0845 and 0870 numbers

Why you still need to watch out for 0845 and 0870 numbers

The numbers that can add a fair whack to your phone bill. Becky and I have a joint account for our bills. We get 2% cashback every month for the majority of them, making us a handy extra stash of cash. Checking the account this week I spotted rather than £10, my...

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New 16 -17 Saver Railcard – how it works

New 16 -17 Saver Railcard – how it works

Get 50% off rail travel if you're under 18. Railcards are a great way to cut the price of train travel, and following the launch of the 26-30 Railcard last year, young people are getting another rail discount with the launch of a new railcard for 16 and 17-year-olds....

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How to save money with the world food aisle

How to save money with the world food aisle

It's not just the weird and wonderful stocked in the world food aisle at the supermarket, some regular staples can be picked up for a fraction of the price. It's easy to forget that when you visit the supermarket some items aren't always where you'd expect them. Yes,...

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Cash Chats #88 Digital banks

Cash Chats #88 Digital banks

Why do people love banks like Monzo and Starling, and should you open an account with one? Monzo, Starling, Revolut and others are part of a new raft of digital banks you can only open and manage from your smartphone. They’re becoming increasingly popular, often with...

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