Tag Archives: Money Saving

What’s The Best Way To Save Up For A House?

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Planning to buy a house is both daunting and exciting at the same time. Daunting because it can be an uphill task saving enough money for the initial deposit; and exciting because if you can raise the deposit, you will finally get rid of the landlord. To qualify for a mortgage, you will be required Continue Reading →

Cheap-as-chips Halloween costume ideas

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Fancy dress costumes are a bit like condoms: they’re only good the first time round! Forget splurging on one-off outfits, writes Save the Student – here’s how to dress for (a lot) less. Pay less for party costumes: the golden rules Stick to a budget if you don’t want to start November hungover and It’s Continue Reading →

Wrestling; what’s the cost?

Everyone loves wrestling, right? No? Okay, this may get a little dry. Wrestling is great, but it gets a bad rep due to it being ‘fake’. I totally understand if you’ve never seen a wrestling match, and all you know it isn’t, technically, a sport. However, people who have watched it and still don’t see Continue Reading →

Shop Smart the Alternative Way

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Shop Smart on Alternative Marketplaces I am the gift-giving QUEEN. My family look forward to Christmas because they know, if nothing else, I am bloody great at giving presents. Now, I’m not particularly well-off and to be honest, I’d go as far to say I’m actually quite tight but I love trawling through websites and Continue Reading →

Tactical Super Frugal Food Solutions

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Living frugal – enjoyment is allowed! Frugal living doesn’t necessarily mean Spartan living. There is a subtle difference here. The latter refers to a style of living where comfort and luxury are out of the equation. With frugal living, they remain in  the equation – but only for special occasions, and never involving a situation Continue Reading →

Cheaper Kids! (Not literally)

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I recently had the pleasure of babysitting my niece for the weekend and overall it was great. We watched some of her favourite movies, which incidentally were some of MY favourite movies from when I was her age and it was great revisiting them and watching them as an adult. We also watched something called Adventure Time Continue Reading →

Tackling a sale, for the sale-shy

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Here at Spend It Like Beckham, at the moment it is just me, Chris So, I thought it would be good to get in a guest post from elsewhere, and I thought it would be even better if this particular guest post was written by someone of the female persuasion. Women like football and money Continue Reading →

5 Ways to Save Money In A Modern World

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There are many ways that someone can save money, but there are some more specific methods that I have personally used and found to be particularly successful. Click through to see them:   Create a budget The most important thing to do when trying to save money is creating a budget. Budgeting is essentially devising patterns, Continue Reading →