Money Saving Tips

Money Saving Tips

Maximise Your Income

  • See if there is any overtime available at your place of employment
  • Consider renting a spare room to a lodger
  • Check if you are entitled to any benefits that you don’t already receive.
    Please see our Benefits Guide for more information.

Reduce Your Outgoings:

  • Choose supermarkets’ own products rather than the more expensive branded products
  • Switch to a cheaper supermarket. You can compare stores at www.mysupermarket.co.uk
  • Make the most of offers, discounts or money-off vouchers
  • Cut back on luxuries such as frequent takeaways and restaurant meals
  • Consider downgrading non-essential packages such as telephone, television or internet
  • Pay your bills by direct debit if there is a discount for doing so
  • Compare your utility prices with other providers to make sure you are getting the best deal
  • Use the same provider for gas and electricity if there is a discount for doing so
  • Reduce energy bills by only using the heating when it is needed, using a washing line rather than tumble dryer for laundry, switching off lights and appliances when they are not needed
  • Walk short journeys rather than using the car
  • Car share with friends from work
  • Consider changing your car for a more efficient model