Saving Money

Teen Works Out It Is Cheaper To Fly Via Berlin Than Get A Direct Train Home

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 29.01.2016 | UK

A teenager discovered it was cheaper for him to travel from Sheffield to Essex via Berlin, rather than going direct - although he only saved £8 in th...

These Tech Products That Will Save You Hassle - And Cash

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK Tech

Lets face it - we'd all like to save a little on our outgoings, with household bills topping the list of annoying monthly expenses we'd rather do ...

Here's How Technology Can Bring Your Family Together

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When each member of your family is staring at a different screen in a different corner of the house, you know that technology is getting in the way of...

A Step-By-Step Approach To Budgeting For Beginners

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Coles | Posted 10.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

There are all sorts of reasons why people don't get around to drawing up a budget: some decide that life is too unpredictable to be reduced to regular...

Here Are Ten Ways To Save 50 Percent On Your Shopping Bill

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Coles | Posted 10.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The average family spends £5,000 on food each year, and while food inflation hasn't been quite so rampant recently, one study has claimed that long-t...

Saving Money Without The Pinch? Here's What You Need To Know...

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Coles | Posted 10.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Most people take the same kind of approach to cutting their spending as they do to a diet. They wake up on a miserable Monday morning and pledge thems...

These 15 Simple Money-Saving Steps Will Make You £5K Richer This Year...

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Coles | Posted 10.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

New Year's Resolutions are for beginners. We can all promise ourselves we will try a bit harder to spend a bit less, and feel smug that we've managed ...

These Money-Saving Resolutions Will Come In Handy After Your January Ones Have Failed

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Coles | Posted 10.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The vast majority of January resolutions have come and gone by now. Those short-lived, unrealistic, overambitious targets, that are designed to make u...

These Apps Will Help You Save Cash, Stick To A Budget & Get Great Discounts

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 12.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

There's an app for just about everything these days, but not all apps are created equal. Some apps can help you reduce your spending, save cash, o...

Not Going Out? Fun Activities To Do At Home With Your Kids

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

At this time of year, sometimes it's nice to just hunker down and spend the day indoors. But as a parent, keeping your kids entertained at home – wi...

Quiz: What's Your Spending Personality?

Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Do you love to save or live to shop? Whatever your spending personality, being in control of your cash flow is important. But when you have a busy, de...

How To Stay Smart With Your Household Spending

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

In today’s fast-paced world, taking control of your life can be challenging – particularly when you’re juggling busy work schedules with the hec...

A Nation of First-Time Triers?

Graeme Yorston | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK
Graeme Yorston

Rising house prices across the country have left many expert bodies forecasting the rise of 'Generation Rent', the 20-39 age group, of which more than...

Freshers Finance: The Dos and Don'ts

Claire Beveridge | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Claire Beveridge

A word of advice, do not leave university with more debt than you need to. Here are some pointers on how not to amass more red hanging around your neck.

Dear Young Investors

Lewis Worrow | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK
Lewis Worrow

Though I find investing is right for me investing is not for everybody. If you are interested in investing though please seek independent advice from a qualified professional, it could be the start of something great.

Taking It for 'Granted'...

Sophia Walker | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK Politics
Sophia Walker

So the news this week, that university grants for underprivileged students would be abolished, saddened me. Not for myself, not for my son, but for the thousands of kids out there, who will never be able to realise their potential, and don't even know it yet.

Living Without Water - Volunteering in Nicaragua with Raleigh International

Rebecca Tracy | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK
Rebecca Tracy

At first it sounds impossible, but it's not. People do it all over the world for days and even weeks on end. I remember vividly the second week living with my host family in Nicaragua. We had a big orange carton called a "pichinga" which we filled up with water from the well at the bottom of our garden and purified with a chlorine tablet. Occasionally we would have running water from a tap to be purified.

Don't Blow Your Pension Pot on a Cruise

Katherine Dandy | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK
Katherine Dandy

Why on earth would you want to cash in your entire pension pot at age 55 when all the statistics point to you living well into your 80s? For many people, the answer is that you would be crazy to do so - you should leave the pot alone to let it grow and be thankful you will have a pension to fall back on when you reach 65.

These Are The Most And Least Expensive Cities In The World

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The Economist Intelligence Unit's latest World Cost Of Living Survey has revealed the cheapest and most expensive cities to live in. In what econom...

Train Splitting: What Is It And How Do You Do It?

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 25.02.2015 | UK

Websites like TrainSplit can save travellers hundreds of pounds, rail industry insiders say, using a technique that splits your journey between severa...

Surviving on a Student Budget: Tips on Getting the Most Out of your Shopping Budget

Jamie Matley | Posted 05.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Jamie Matley

Students have a stereotype, depending on who you speak to they either survive on pot noodles and own branded beans. Granted, It may be true to a certain extent, but it doesn't have to be.

How To Make Christmas Dinner Cost Just £2.66 Per Head

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

While you might dread the effects that Christmas gift shopping and festive outfit splurges have on your bank balance, there's one way you can claw bac...

Pensions - The Only Time You Turn Down Free Money

Katherine Dandy | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK
Katherine Dandy

Pensions are still regarded as incredibly complicated, scary and boring. We need to dispel the myth that investing in a pension scheme is hard work. For the woman at the party, the advantages of receiving valuable matching contributions from her employer had not got through. She had lost out on 10 years' free money between the ages of 25 to 35.

International Money Transfers: Five Insider Tips for Expats

Marianne Stenger | Posted 27.12.2014 | UK
Marianne Stenger

As exciting as it can be, moving abroad also brings an endless to-do list with it, and transferring money overseas is just one of the challenges you'll face as a new expat. Failing to devise a plan for this early on can end up costing you unnecessarily, but what are the most important things to consider?

Save Your Hard Earned Cash The Easy Way

Huffington Post UK | Shihab S Joi | Posted 19.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Unless you happen to be one of those enviable types who are just “naturally good with money”, you’ll be forever left wondering: a) where did the...