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Why my pub lunch proves checking your receipt can pay

Why my pub lunch proves checking your receipt can pay

Are you paying too much from pricing errors? Last month there was a story in the papers of a lady who’d not checked the total on the card reader when entering her pin. Rather than £35, she’d agreed to pay £35,000!!! That was a freak event, but it’s...
Andy’s Amazing Savings #2: Waitrose

Andy’s Amazing Savings #2: Waitrose

I know what you’re thinking. Waitrose? How can that be an amazing saving? Sure, you can get a cheaper “typical” shopping basket of groceries at Lidl or Asda, probably even Tesco and Sainsburys. It’s down to personal taste, but for me the...
Baking on a budget

Baking on a budget

Inspired by the Great British Bake Off? Well, you don’t need to buy lots of expensive ingredients or equipment to make a half decent batch. Here are some tips and recipes to bring down the cost of your baking. Use up old ingredients I made some delicious...
Clever Site: TipThisMuch.In

Clever Site: TipThisMuch.In

Ever get confused about what to tip in restaurants? Tipping is often a divisive and complicated topic at the end of the meal. Do you add it and split for everyone? How much should you put on? Do you still tip if it’s been bad service? What about buffets or self...
Spendonomics: Lunch

Spendonomics: Lunch

How much do you spend on lunch? According to a recent survey by Visa, the UK average is £3.69. Every working day. That seems a little low to me. Look around my work in Central London and the bulk of my colleagues are spending well over £4 at Pret, £5 on ready made...