Saving money when refurbishing your bathroom

If you are refurbishing the home’s bathroom, you don’t have to overdo it. In fact, there are a few things you can do to help you reduce the cost of this otherwise costly project. Consider some of these things before you call a professional, to keep costs low. [Read more…]

Better Home Security for Reduced Insurance Premiums

As much as a lot of people quite justifiably hurl a lot of criticism in the way of the financial sector, a lot of the services they offer are just about as essential as the basic needs we have of providing food, shelter etc. In the modern world we’re currently living in, the dependence we have as a society on economics warrants the need for financial services such as banking and insurance, particularly insurance in that it’s virtually impossible for one person, in isolation, to otherwise fulfil all their economic needs in the event that a financial emergency befalls them. [Read more…]

Thrifty Storage Secrets from the Experts

We all have more storage than we think. The problem most of us run into when we hit storage overload is that we’re not using what space we have to maximum efficiency. We hang onto gadgets beyond their useful life, we grow sentimental about objects, and we all have a bit of the ‘out of sight, out of mind’, magpie attitude. [Read more…]

Selling Your Old Car? Why You Should Scrap It Instead.

When you need to get rid of your car, it can be hard to know where to start. Many people think that selling is the best option, and that scrapping is only for cars that have come to the end of their life, but this is not always the case. Scrapping can be the solution for many car owners, thanks to the ease and speed at which old cars can be taken off their hands. Read on for the main reasons why scrapping your old car could be better than trying to sell it. [Read more…]

Top Three Ways to Save on Home Remodeling

If you are thinking of remodeling your house, you are already beginning to brace yourself for the financial hit that is to come. Remodeling your home can cost between hundreds and hundreds of thousands of dollars- and it’s all up to you just how much it is going to cost.

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A Day of Mixed Fortunes

I’ve had a blowout! Not a flat tyre, just a fall off the thrifty perch I have been sitting on over the past few months. It was one of those days! Got up early to go to work and banged my big toe on the right foot of the bed leg. If I had been my usual drowsy self and were stumbling around in slow motion, it probably wouldn’t have hurt so much. But, no. On that particular morning, I was full of motivation and breakneck speed. My toe hit that wood with a crack. I was sure I had broken it. [Read more…]