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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.

 

Video: Cut the cost of your train tickets

Last week I decided to take a train up north last week. If you read the blog you'll know the best fares are available 12 weeks advance, but even though my trip was last minute I was still able to save more than 60%. Here's how I managed to spend £44 rather than £107,...

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Guest post: Make the most of your freezer

Guest post: Make the most of your freezer

There's more food than you think that can be stored in the freezer. I'm a little addicted to reduced food, with my freezer full of clearance food I've picked up but couldn't use before the expiration day. The stuff I tend to buy and freeze is usually just meat and...

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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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Video: How this pink Oyster card reader can save you money

Spotted these pink Oyster card readers around the London Underground and Overground? There's a reason they're pink, and it could save you cash on your journey - if you're not going through zone 1. Watch the video to find out more. https://youtu.be/INVvNC-APC4 You'll...

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I’m not bothering with the new cash Lifetime ISA…yet

I’m not bothering with the new cash Lifetime ISA…yet

Should you jump to get the first cash LISA? For most savers, I think the answer is no. You've possibly heard about the new Lifetime ISA - or LISA - that was launched in April. I say launched, but there were only three providers who offered it back then, and only as...

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Festival ticket money saving tips

Festival ticket money saving tips

It's practically June, so the UK festival season is officially open. Here are my tips to help you be clever with your music money. Most years I'll make it to a festival. It could be a weekend away camping, it could be a day in the city. Most likely it'll be wet, and...

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