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…]

Decorating your bedroom on a budget

Everybody needs a bedroom where they can feel relaxed and perfectly primed for sleep. However, re-vamping your bedroom is never a cost-free exercise and expenses soon mount up. The good news is that with careful planning, ingenuity, deco-scavenging and DIY dynamism, you can achieve fabulous results that won’t empty your bank account.

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A Beginner’s Guide To Thrift Store Shopping

A Beginner’s Guide To Thrift Store Shopping

As a novice thrift store shopper do you feel overwhelmed?  We created this beginner’s guide to thrift store shopping to help everyone feel confident when walking into a thrift store.  Some of the top comments we hear from newbies are:  “I never find anything.”, “Where do I start?”, and “This is overwhelming!”. [Read more…]

Six essential facts about savings

Six essential facts about savings

The average savings balance is now £16,690 in the UK, according to Halifax’s Savings Review. People are also saving more: an average of £113.77 a month, up from £85.71 ten years ago. If these figures make you feel guilty about your lack of thrift, maybe our six essential facts will help.

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Eating on the cheap

Eating on the cheap

Whether you’re a naturally thrifty soul or a big spender, the amount we spend on feeding our families and ways to reduce that sum are giving us all food for thought. [Read more…]