Busy Mums Money Saving Tips – keeping your spending under control.
Busy Mums Money Saving Tip – 1
Know what you spend your money on. Keep track of the money in your purse – are you frittering it on things you don’t really need or want. Go through your bank statement to check on your monthly outgoings.
Busy Mums Money Saving Tip 2
Don’t use store cards unless you can pay them off every month. Some store cards charge up to 30% interest which will mean you are paying £30 for every £100 you spend.
Busy Mums Money Saving Tip 3
If you haven’t already set up direct debits to pay your household bills, not only will save you time but money as well, as you will receive around 10% discount for prompt payment.
Busy Mums Money Saving Tip 4
Don’t pay twice for the same thing. For example your mobile phone maybe covered on your household insurance. Check your policy to find out.
Busy Mums Money Saving Tip 5
Check out money saving websites like Money Saving Expert. Track down discount vouchers before going shopping. Save money on petrol by checking for the cheapest filling station in your area at www.petrolpricescom. Before you renew your insurance, or credit cards check money saving websites like www.confused.com.
Busy Mums Money Saving Tip 6
Discover where the high street giants sell off their end of line stock and customer returns. Tesco’s has an outlet shop via EBay. www.stores.ebay.co.uk/Tesco-Outlet, or www.comet-clearance.co.uk for online auctions for kitchen appliances.
Busy Mums Money Saving Tip 7
Head to the supermarket later in the day as this when you will find bargains on foods near their sell by date. This is a great way to stock up the freezer. But don’t buy stuff you are not sure whether you will use.
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