It might not feel very spring-like at the moment thanks to the horrendous weather, but I’m hoping for sunshine around the corner. If you are bundled up at home this weekend, why not take an hour or two to go over your household bills to see if you could save hundreds of pounds? Every year I challenge myself to see by how much I can cut the annual cost… View Post

  With the temperature falling in recent weeks, there’s no denying that winter is definitely here. But the cold weather and dark nights don’t mean you have to wear an extra jumper around the house for fear of facing a massive energy bill. There are a few things that I refuse to scrimp on – and heating my home is one of them. But this doesn’t mean I am foolish… View Post

If you are a regular reader of YourBestFriendsGuidetoCash.co.uk, you know that I love getting a good deal. I believe that we should always try to get the most bang for our buck, no matter what our budget. Regardless of what you earn, why pay more for the same product or service if you don’t have to? Whether it is a household staple or a personal luxury, why should you spend… View Post

I like luxury beauty products as much as the next girl. I blame it on years of charity staff sales at The Telegraph. When the magazine staff would gather up all their leftover samples, dump them out on a table and let us snatch up brands such as Chanel, Givenchy and MAC for just £1 a product. You can imagine the horror I felt when one night I left my gym kit – and cosmetic bag!… View Post

    It’s a fact – people who set savings goals save faster than those who don’t. What’s more, figures from NS&I show that people who have a have a financial focus save up to £550 a year more than people who don’t. If you have been meaning to save more, but just can’t seem to find the cash, here are five ways to set a financial goal and ensure that you achieve it.  … View Post

  Since the start of 2018, I have been writing the Bargain Hunter page in The Metro newspaper. Each week I pull together ten handy money-saving hacks – and it has proven so popular, I thought I would share some of my favourites. Do you have any clever ways to cut costs? 1 Ex-display footwear for a fraction of the cost Fancy a new pair of red Hunter wellies for… View Post