Top 10 Deals Hunters blogs 2014

MSE enjoyed a great blogging year in 2014. Martin’s been blogging for many years and the MSE team lets you know about ways we’ve saved money in our Team Blogs. Early in the year we added a third blog to our arsenal – the fab Deals Hunters Blog highlighting some great glitches and money-saving tricks. So for...

EXPIRED – Trick: Get NEW Maybelline Lash Sensational mascara two for £9 (norm £16)

If you’ve been giving Maybelline’s new release the eye we’ve got the perfect deal for you. If you go online now to Boots or into a store you’ll find Maybelline’s Lash Sensational mascara in ‘Very Black’ at the introductory price of £5.99 until Tue 17 Feb (cheapest elsewhere is £7.99). Now here’s the trick, the mascara is also part of...

Sad to say goodbye to Orange Wednesdays? Simple trick to bag a year’s ‘free’ cinema

The news that EE is stopping its ‘Orange Wednesdays’ 2for1 cinema offer from 25 February has come as a blow to many film fans. But there’s a nifty trick for bagging cheap cinema tickets… would a ‘free’ year’s unlimited Cineworld pass worth almost £200 do it for you? Here’s how I got one. Step 1 Do you...

Top 10 free fitness apps: Save money, shed pounds and make your New Year’s resolutions easier to keep

If your New Year’s resolution for 2015 is to eat better and get more exercise (and you’re not among the two-thirds of Brits who’ve already given up!) then you’ll now be a few weeks into a healthy new lifestyle, and those can become expensive. Costly gym memberships aren’t for everyone – so if you’ve used up your...

EXPIRED – Trick: Pay £10, get £20 Tesco voucher & access ‘£9.50’ Sun hols without tokens

The Sun regularly runs ‘£9.50’ holiday deals, but actually with the added extras they don’t always work out that cheap. You also usually need to buy The Sun newspaper and collect 10 tokens to sign up for these bargain breaks – costing you at least £4. The date for doing that has now passed, but MSE user Philip...

Unemployed? Get your interview outfit dry cleaned for free

High street chain Timpson is offering free dry cleaning to the unemployed – if you need an outfit for a job interview. You don’t need a voucher for this, just ask at the counter to get the deal. Timpson confirmed you can get any number of clothing items dry cleaned for free as long as it’s for an interview. Find...

Tip: Don’t pay for Kindle books you can get for FREE!

If you trawl Amazon’s e-book store, you’ll find hundreds of out-of-copyright classics available completely free of charge as digital downloads… But wait a minute. There are usually paid-for (often identical) duplicates, and these might come up first in your search results. So, remember to look down the list and take a leaf out of MSE’s book – don’t pay for owt you...

Can you find super-cheap post-Christmas chocolates? 50p After Eights, Ferrero Rocher and more

Now the festive season is over, both supermarkets and other retailers are slashing prices and Christmas chocolates and sweets are being sold off at a fraction of the price. When it’s gone, it’s gone though, so go quick if you want to stock up. If banning chocolate wasn’t one of your New Year’s resolutions (don’t worry, it...