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Money-saving tips

Want to make your money go as far as possible? These money-saving tips will ensure you're not paying over the odds on your mortgage, insurance, travel, utility bills and more.


10 things you need to know about credit cards

Most of us will have a credit card at some point in our lives, whether it is to help pay for a one-off major expense, or to cover general living costs, so it's important to understand exactly how they work.

10 things you need to know about pet insurance

Pet insurance is often seen as a non-essential, but many pet owners who have it would argue to the contrary. And if something serious happens, or your pet develops a long-term illness such as diabetes, the cost of treatment can escalate substantially, so insurance may be more cost-effective than you realise.

10 things you need to know about car insurance

Car insurance prices have rocketed in recent years, making it more important than ever to ensure you get the best price possible. But as well as paying the right price, you also need to make sure you have the right amount of cover.


10 things you need to know about mortgages

Monthly mortgage payments are the biggest regular outgoing for many people so it is really important to have the right home loan, otherwise you could end up paying thousands of pounds more than you need. 


10 things you need to know about home insurance

Home insurance is one of those things you hope you will never have to claim on, but if disaster strikes it can be worth its weight in gold - so it's worth knowing the best way to ensure you have adequate cover, for a good price.

10 things you need to know about travel insurance

Many of us will spend the next few months planning our summer holidays, but if you're going away, don't forget to pack travel insurance. Tempting as it may be to cut holiday bills and forgo cover, it could prove a costly mistake if anything goes wrong while you are away.

10 things you need to know about gas and electricity tariffs 

You could save hundreds of pounds a year by switching from your current home energy price plan to a cheaper deal. 


10 ways to save on clothes

Trying to ensure you and your brood are moderately well-turned out can really add up, money-wise. So here's our starter for ten to keep clothing costs down, while not sacrificing sartorial standards.


10 ways to save on family fun

A great day out doesn't need to cost top dollar - what kids love is being out all together and having a chilled-out, stress-free time. What parents love is having a chilled-out, stress-free time that doesn't cost an arm and a leg.


10 ways to save on family travel

Holidays make one of the biggest dents in most parents' annual budgets, so anything you can do to reduce your spending on travel and accommodation is worth it.

10 ways to save by swapping and sharing

Swapping and sharing advice is the sine qua non of Mumsnet. So we're highlighting some of your best swapping-and-sharing-to-save-money tips.


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