The Best Refer-A-Friend Schemes 2019

The Best Refer-A-Friend Schemes 2019

With so many businesses out there trying to capture a slice of the market, may are turning to word of mouth marketing.  This relies on you telling your mates how great they are.  Whether you are looking for refer and earn apps, referral programs that pay cash or those that offer free stuff, I’v… Read more

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How To Make An Extra £100 This Week

How To Make An Extra £100 This Week

We all have weeks where a little extra cash would make a big difference.  We also have weeks when we would just like more money.  Because, you know, money is nice!

 

As we are at the end of what feels like the longest January ever, here are three ways to help you make an extra £100 this week.  AND ha… Read more

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Coping Financially On Maternity Leave

Coping Financially On Maternity Leave

Finding out you are pregnant should be a happy moment.  It was for us.  But that didn’t mean that we weren’t then later hit by the “oh my goodness!  How are we going to cope financially on maternity leave?” moment.

 

I was absolutely determined to take a full year off work to spend with m… Read more

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Why You Should Start A Blog

Why You Should Start A Blog

My blogging journey started in 2018.  As we are approaching the one year anniversary of Looking After Your Pennies.  I thought I would share you with some reasons why I think you should start a blog too.

 

I spent most of 2017 telling anyone that would listen about how I wanted to start a personal … Read more

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Food Intolerances For Less

Food Intolerances For Less

There’s a lot of food I can’t eat.  I’m a coeliac so that’s no gluten.  I’m lactose intolerant so no dairy.  And my most recent diagnosis is IBS so I’ve gone low FODMAP too.  When you look at the list of foods that I can’t eat then you will start to wonder what I live on.

 

Here is how … Read more

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How To Make Money From Your Stuff

How To Make Money From Your Stuff

Sometimes when I get bored in the evening, I find myself looking around my living room and wondering what else I can make money from.

 

About a year ago I went on a huge decluttering regime.  Very little survived the cut, but I was able to make money from the process.  Reviewing each item in turn al… Read more

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Eco Friendly Gifts for Kids

Eco Friendly Gifts for Kids

Choosing gifts for people can be hard enough.  But if you are trying to reduce your impact on the planet, or buying for someone who wants to, what do you buy?  Kids can be particularly difficult in this respect.  Most of them come with a list and it is normally the latest plastic filled craze.  But th… Read more

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How Doing Your Own Household Repair Jobs Can Save You Serious Money

How Doing Your Own Household Repair Jobs Can Save You Serious Money

Our dishwasher broke a little while back.  It was making some funny whirring noises that had the husband and I convinced that it could work, but ultimately left scratching our heads.  Although we are both some what lacking in the DIY and technical skills needed, we LOVE having a go at household repa… Read more

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The Must Have Money Apps For Tablets

The Must Have Money Apps For Tablets

So you’ve got a great deal on a tablet and you want to make it work for you.  Luckily, there are plenty of apps available that can turn your new purchase from lavish expenditure into a money spinning device.

 

When I buy anything like this: tablet, laptop or phone I like to try and find a way fo… Read more

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