Saving money is high on the list of new year resolutions for many of us, especially after the expense of the festive period and as we look towards what the new year will bring. It can be easier than you think if you put your mind to a money saving challenge and it’s not too … Continue reading Up for a challenge?
There's a big focus on fitness and dieting in January, after many of us inevitably over-indulge during the Christmas period. Lots of people are starting healthy eating plans and gyms are overflowing with new members. For those who are keen to shift that extra seasonal weight but are more careful with their cash, there are … Continue reading Lose a few festive pounds without spending any
With Christmas just weeks away, it’s easy to get carried away and spend, spend, spend to ensure the day is perfect. Whether you’ve started your shopping or not, it’s not too late to have a cost-effective Christmas with our money saving suggestions! Create a budget. Control your Christmas spending and work out what you can … Continue reading Make a list and check it twice!
If you want to eat healthier but worry that it’s going to break the bank, then fear not! We’ve drawn up 10 top tips to help you eat well, for less: Plan, plan, plan. The best way to save money is to stick to a food plan for the week. Work out a clear budget … Continue reading Eat well for less!
We all need to unwind from the pressures of modern day life. Spending time with friends and family, organising a day out or swapping the kitchen for a restaurant in town are just some of the ways we can relax. Personally though, some of these activities can often be costly, leaving me strapped for cash … Continue reading How to kick back on a budget
Owning a car is expensive. However, it’s possible to cut costs when it comes to travelling and car care. Simple hacks can save money on how much you spend. See our top three tips: Excess weight wastes fuel. Take out any heavy equipment in the boot or anything else you may have weighing down your … Continue reading Drive down those car expenses!
It can be a struggle to keep the little ones entertained during the half term break and even more so when you’re on a budget. Luckily, there are lots of things to do and places to go that cost next to nothing and will keep the kids occupied. Check out some of our suggestions, which … Continue reading Half term fun for half the price
Staying on trend when living on a budget can be tricky. However, there are simple steps you can take to stretch your wardrobe and your cash that little bit further. Keep an organised closet: This helps you see what you have and avoid unnecessary buys you don’t need Put your thrifty cap on: If you haven’t … Continue reading How to stay chic on the cheap
Saving money doesn’t have to be hard work. There are a number of bright ideas you can keep up your sleeve that can certainly help your money stretch further. We’ve put together nine nifty tips to help get you started. Take advantage of comparison sites to compare utility providers and get the best deals on … Continue reading Bright ideas make big money savings
Welcome to Be More Squirrel, a new blog designed to help you save money. Be More Squirrel will give you all the top tips on how to make your cash stretch further, so that you can live a happier, healthier life. The name of this blog derives from the nature of a red squirrel, which … Continue reading Looking after you and the pennies…