10 Money Saving Tips for the New Year

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Now Christmas is over, all I can hear Mummy saying is how she needs to save as much money as possible, and get the best bargains that she can. It costs a lot of money to raise the four of us! One of Mummy’s New Year Resolutions is to shop better!

Here are some top tips from Mummy:

1. Check your local newspaper for money saving offers for local shops. They can be easier to buy from – and cheaper – than the Internet.

2. Make sure you have a peep at the leaflets that arrive through your letterbox – they can have discount vouchers and special offers.

3. Sign up to on-line voucher sites.

 

4. Shop around, making a note of prices for the best deals, especially with supermarkets.

5. It is worth asking if there is any discount available, or incentive such as free delivery, especially when buying a larger item. There is so much competition between shops, if you don’t ask, you don’t know!

6. If looking to buy a holiday, try every option – local travel agents, national ones, and on line. When you find the best offer, ask the others if they can beat it!

7. If you have the room (and the money) buy in bulk, and use Buy One get one Free offers.

8. Watch TV shows such as Extreme Couponing and SuperScrimpers for inspiration! It is amazing what they do and save!

9. Sell your unwanted presents on Ebay – there are Free Listings until 6 January!

 

10. Look in the sales for presents for upcoming birthdays – or even next Christmas! (Check any Use By Dates though!)

 

What are your money saving tips?

5 Comments

  1. The best thing I ever did was buy a box for presents. As soon as it’s emptied at Christmas, I start filling it again – for birthdays, next Christmas and suchlike. With nieces and nephews (and S) it’s easy to find clothes for their next age range in the sales, and keep them til the relevant time.
    Thanks for linking up with #WeekendBlogHop!

  2. I try to buy in bulk and get the offers when they are there, rather than waiting until I need them. Lots of great tips here, thanks. I think I may go on ebay soon. #WeekendBlogHop

  3. We buy in bulk from Costco when possible and I use coupons where I can – every little helps and all that! x

  4. These are great tips to save money online.

  5. I always look for the best offers whenever I buy anything, it is something I have learnt through blogging x
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