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How to sell your old phone and make some money

Selling or recycling your old iPhone or Samsung could get you hundreds of pounds! Here’s everything you need to know to sell your old phone. I used to upgrade my handset every time my contract ended, which meant I’d get a new phone every two years. But for...

Is a smart meter worth it?

I’ve previously resisted getting a smart meter, but in July I had one installed. Here’s why I got it, and whether I think it’s worth it. This summer my energy company finally made the switch (in my area at least) from first-generation smart meters...
How to quickly clear your credit card debt

How to quickly clear your credit card debt

Your credit card debt is probably costing you more than you think. But you can fix that and save money by clearing it as quickly as you can. I try to pay by credit card as much as I can for two reasons. One, I earn 1% cashback on most of my spending, and two, I know I...
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...
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...