The Importance of Saving Money for a Rainy Day

We all have times when an unexpected situation means we need some money quickly. It is good practice to have a rainy day fund for such extreme times. Here are a few tips as to how to you can start managing your money in a way that leaves you some breathing space when the worst happens. Start Solidly Before putting together a plan of payments you should put aside some money into your...

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5 Ways You’re Probably Wasting Money

This is a sponsered blog post. Whether you have a six-figure salary or you need three jobs to support your family, everyone is looking for ways to save money. As a result, the internet is overflowing with blog posts that have titles such as “4 Effective and Sensible Ways to Save Money”, “How to Save Money Even When it Feels Impossible”, and “Top 10 Better Money Habits You Can...

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Five great ways to save money on your car

Cars are expensive things. Whether it’s buying them, getting insured or maintaining them. All year round they are costing us money. But are there ways to save money on your car? Of course there is, but what are they? Here are PiggyBank’s top tips for saving money on your car: Switch your car insurance - When your car insurance is up for renewal, do a little research on a...

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Five things you haven’t thought about that can save you money

We are always looking for ways to save money in our day-to-day lives. While some of the most obvious things we know about like switching energy providers, using voucher codes and buying things in a sale are clear to us, some others are not. Here we list five things that you haven’t thought about that can save you money. Car sharing If you live near a co-worker, why don’t you see if...

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Top 3 Money Saving Tips for Families

Sometimes family life can seem like a whirlwind, and when you look at your bank statement at the end of the month you can wonder where your money went. By taking a little extra time to budget, you can save your family hundreds. You could put these savings towards whatever you want, whether it be saving for your kids’ future or splashing out on the holiday of a lifetime. Here are our top...

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Black Friday – Do you save or in reality spend more, the pros and cons

The mayhem of Black Friday is nearly upon us, so it’s time to bend the credit card and bag all of those discounted goods. Whether you are shopping online or parting with your cash in the shops, negotiating the vast array of deals can be brain bending. “Which” claims that the UK is expected to spend about £1 billion on Black Friday. But shopping savvy is important, don’t get had by...

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Saving on those bills – 5 very simple but easy steps to take

Most of us dread the monthly bills, especially in winter, however whether its gas, electric or water there are ways of hindering the leakage and stop your money from draining away along with the soap suds. Bills are never going to go away so finding ways of cutting them back is the best solution. Don’t fill the kettle up all the way I always remember my Mum saying this to me, only boil as...

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Top Tips for Winter Saving

The rising costs of energy bills have obviated the need for saving energy and therefore making your home more efficient. Here are a few basics that you can do to start saving money during these winter months and all year round. Set out a few basic rules for the whole family, its simple things like turning lights off when you leave a room, turn the TV off when you aren’t watching it....

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How to Save Money on Bills

Bills, bills, bills, these are some of the stressing things that when you think of, you get tired. The cost of living expenses never seem to end and it also increases day in day out. Among the bills that give you headache are water bills, electricity bills, water bills, cable bills, cell phone bills among others. If you work out some of the solutions you can save on some of the bills. Here...

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