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Maximise your income by checking which benefits you’re entitled to

Posted 14 July 2017 by Christine Walsh

Our benefits calculator is a great way to make sure you’re maximising your income. Read on to find out more.


20 low-cost hobbies – 1 to 10

Posted 14 May 2016 by Christine Walsh

You don’t need loads of spare cash to have a fun and interesting hobby. Here are 20 of the best low-cost ideas.

10 ways to impress on a 1st date – without breaking the bank

Posted 11 May 2016 by Kyri Levendi

Knowing you have a big date coming up may convince you to spend a fortune in an effort to impress. Before you do, read our ten tips on planning a great first date without breaking the bank.

Are you in debt to your parents?

Posted 08 May 2016 by Christine Walsh

If you’ve borrowed from your parents to buy your home but you can’t pay the money back, there are ways to deal with the problem.

7 ways to keep the kids entertained for less

Posted 07 May 2016 by Christine Walsh

Keeping the kids entertained doesn’t have to cost the earth. Here are 7 inexpensive ideas for half-term fun.

Ten tips to save money on kid's birthday parties

Posted 04 May 2016 by Christine Walsh

Cut the cost of your kid’s birthday party with our top ten tips.

Is online shopping making you spend more?

Posted 02 May 2016 by Kyri Levendi

Shopping online is convenient, but it can also tempt you to spend more than you planned to. Read our blog for tips to resist the temptation.

To find out more about managing your money and getting free debt advice, visit Money Advice Service, an independent service set up to help people manage their money.