50+ beauty dupes for big brands including Charlotte Tilbury, Benefit & Urban Decay

At MSE, we’ve challenged you to ‘downshift’ your grocery shop for years (check our Downshifting Guide), but you can also save on make-up and beauty products by downshifting from brands to much cheaper ‘dupes’ – lookalike products, where often even the packaging is similar to the expensive brand.

Amazon Warehouse – get returned items or mildly damaged products for knock-down prices

Ever wonder where your purchased goods go when you return them? It may be news to you that Amazon has its own little Aladdin's cave – Amazon Warehouse* – full of preowned, used or open box products, all for a discounted price. MoneySavers rave about it, but can one customer's return really be someone else's treasure?

FREE in-person or virtual visits to 3,000+ hidden UK property gems

You can get FREE access either in person or online to many historical sites and tourist attractions including Bletchley Park, Tibbermore Church (known as Cranesmuir in the Outlander TV show), and Powis Castle as part of heritage open days across the UK in September.

McDonald's Monopoly 2021 – when it starts and tips for boosting your chances of winning

There are many versions of the classic Monopoly game these days but one that many fast-foodies look forward to each year is McDonald's Monopoly. If you're going to eat under the golden arches or order a McDelivery anyway, the promo can be a fun way to win a 'free' bite to eat, or if you're lucky, something bigger. 

Cinema MoneySaving tips & tricks

Many would say the last year or so has been like a disaster movie come to life, but we've fingers crossed for a happier 'Hollywood ending' to the remainder of 2021.

Meerkat trick: Spend £1ish to get 2for1 at cinemas AND thousands of restaurants for a year

Meerkat Movies and Meals gets you 2for1 at cinemas on Tuesdays or Wednesdays and at thousands of restaurants on Sundays to Thursdays (plus other discounts on takeaways etc) FOR A YEAR when you buy a qualifying product via comparison website Compare The Market.

And we’ve a trick to get it for £1ish...

Psssst! ‘SECRET’ Office & Schuh outlets flogging cheap, slightly blemished shoes

Nothing beats the feeling of a new pair of shoes, but how quickly this can turn into heartache if they get scuffed the first time you wear them. So why not save yourself the misery (and some dosh) with a pair that isn't quite immaculate in the first place?

Free or cheap phone charging while you're on the go

With QR codes being used more and more, and some venues starting to require vaccine confirmation for entry, keeping your phone charged up to ensure life runs smoothly has become more important than ever.

Summer Sizzlers including £2ish sun cream, cheap fans & £1.50 disposable BBQs

As summer is here, we've rounded up the hottest summer and outdoor offers. Scorching deals include 5* UVA sun cream from £2.29, cheap electric fans and £1.50 BBQs.

Ikea MoneySaving tips & hacks

If you’ve shopped at Ikea, you’ll know how easily costs can add up when you pop in for a specific item and leave hours later with a car full of cacti and scented candles. So here are our tips to make your Ikea visits more efficient – and cheaper – including its furniture 'buy back' scheme, where to find ex-display or slightly damaged bargains, and how to get free missing parts.