Rachel's Blog

  • Shop with a shopbot!
    on 16 December 2009

    Shop with a shopbot!

    Last minute Christmas shopping? Make sure you use a shopbot!
  • Save money this Christmas!
    on 07 December 2009

    Save money this Christmas!

    If you're looking for ways to save some cash over the festive period, you've come to the right place!
  • Will Next change its ways?
    on 13 November 2009

    Will Next change its ways?

    The Next online payment system really gets my goat. But it looks like things are changing...
  • Rent it out!
    on 02 November 2009

    Rent it out!

    If you're looking for a bit of extra cash, have you ever thought about doing a spot of renting?
  • Ways to save when you've got no money!
    on 15 October 2009

    Ways to save when you've got no money!

    If you're finding it hard to put some money aside into a savings account, check out these tips...
  • Earn money for free!
    on 12 October 2009

    Earn money for free!

    If you ever shop online, you're missing out on a great way to earn money back if you don't use a cashback website.
  • Calling all chocoholics!
    on 09 October 2009

    Calling all chocoholics!

    Next week marks Chocolate Week, so it's time to get your hands on some free choccie!
  • Why I love voucher codes!
    on 02 October 2009

    Why I love voucher codes!

    If there's one thing I love about shopping online, it's voucher codes...
  • Wink your way to a fortune!
    on 24 September 2009

    Wink your way to a fortune!

    When times are tough we could all do with earning a bit of extra cash and I've come across a wacky way to do so!
  • Watch out if you're hiring a car!
    on 21 September 2009

    Watch out if you're hiring a car!

    If you're hiring a car, don't be persuaded to buy an insurance policy you don't need!
  • Stop making me spend money!
    on 03 September 2009

    Stop making me spend money!

    I'm getting a tad annoyed with the Body Shop for continuously trying to encourage me to part with my hard-earned cash...
  • How the recession can save you money!
    on 26 August 2009

    How the recession can save you money!

    The recession clearly has its downsides, but then again, it also offers some great bargains...
  • Cut down on your luxuries!
    on 20 August 2009

    Cut down on your luxuries!

    You might be amazed at how much you can save by cutting down on a few of life's little luxuries or switching to a better deal...
  • When budget doesn't mean budget!
    on 17 August 2009

    When budget doesn't mean budget!

    I always used to think the Little Chef was a place you visited when you wanted a quick and cheap bite to eat. However, last weekend I discovered my assumption was completely wrong.

  • Cut your holiday food costs!
    on 12 August 2009

    Cut your holiday food costs!

    If you're off on your summer holiday soon, chances are you'll be looking for ways to cut the cost of your break away.
  • Whatever happened to customer service?
    on 07 August 2009

    Whatever happened to customer service?

    This time it's Sainsbury's that has incurred my wrath...
  • Cheap days out this summer!
    on 04 August 2009

    Cheap days out this summer!

    I'm really not sure what has happened to our summer this year, but if you want to get out and about there are plenty of ways to do so without having to eat into your savings.
  • Super summer savings for your garden party!
    on 28 July 2009

    Super summer savings for your garden party!

    If you're planning a garden party/barbecue this weekend, here's where to hunt out the best bargains...
  • Entertain the kids for free!
    on 24 July 2009

    Entertain the kids for free!

    The school holidays have started, but how much are you prepared to fork out to occupy the kids on a long car journey?
  • Cut the cost of your supermarket sweep!
    on 21 July 2009

    Cut the cost of your supermarket sweep!

    The cost of feeding a typical family is 20% more expensive than it was in 2007. So how can you bring down the cost of your weekly shop?
  • Swap don't spend!
    on 16 July 2009

    Swap don't spend!

    When money is a little tight it pays to get creative! And one of my favourite ways of doing this is by swapping stuff rather than buying it brand new.
  • Recession restaurant bargains!
    on 14 July 2009

    Recession restaurant bargains!

    If there's one good thing that has come out of the recession, it's the sheer number of fabulous restaurant deals that are around at the moment.
  • Energising eco savings!
    on 10 July 2009

    Energising eco savings!

    Since I've started this blog I've been discovering more and more fabulous money-saving websites...
  • Tales of woe: online grocery shopping
    on 07 July 2009

    Tales of woe: online grocery shopping

    Online grocery shopping is supposed to have a range of benefits, but I'm not terribly convinced...
  • How to make your food last longer!
    on 03 July 2009

    How to make your food last longer!

    Find out how you can make your food last longer and reduce waste - which, in turn, will help you to pocket some extra pennies!
  • Turn 20p into £50 (or more)!
    on 29 June 2009

    Turn 20p into £50 (or more)!

    Up to 200,000 20p coins have entered circulation without a date printed on them. And if you're lucky enough to find one, you could receive at least £50 for it!
  • Make do and mend!
    on 26 June 2009

    Make do and mend!

    It's funny how the wartime motto `make-do-and-mend' is starting to make a come-back. And rightly so!
  • Why complaining can pay off!
    on 23 June 2009

    Why complaining can pay off!

    If something's got your goat, get complaining! You might be rewarded for your efforts.
  • Where to get fruit and veg for less!
    on 19 June 2009

    Where to get fruit and veg for less!

    Last weekend I decided to make the most of the sunshine and do a spot of `pick your own'. And as I got into the swing of things, I realised I was probably saving myself a few pennies.
  • Clever cleaning tips!
    on 16 June 2009

    Clever cleaning tips!

    I spend far too much money on cleaning products in my flat... So it's time I found a cheaper way to tackle the dirt!
  • The art of haggling!
    on 11 June 2009

    The art of haggling!

    I have to confess that I'm not terribly good at haggling. But I'm starting to take baby steps and I'm confident I will get better...
  • Calling all Dorothy Perkins fans....
    on 10 June 2009

    Calling all Dorothy Perkins fans....

    Fancy 20% off at Dorothy Perkins?
  • No more Mars bars for me!
    on 08 June 2009

    No more Mars bars for me!

    I was pretty horrified last week to read that the size of a Mars bar and Snickers bar has shrunk by 7.2%. But the price has remained the same!
  • Save money on your medical essentials!
    on 04 June 2009

    Save money on your medical essentials!

    I've discovered a fabulous way to get all of your essential items cheaper!
  • Boycott thetrainline.com!
    on 02 June 2009

    Boycott thetrainline.com!

    If there's one train ticket website that really drives me to distraction, it's thetrainline.com.

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Rachel's Blog

Rachel Wait hunts out the best ways to save money on absolutely everything!

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