Beauty advent calendars out now

Beauty advent calendars, though significantly pricier than their chocolate alternative, have in recent years proved increasingly popular. Some have already begun to sell out – so we’re starting to round up some of the best we’ve seen.

20+ McDonald’s hacks, eg, £2.20 off ‘McChicken Sandwich’, £1.70 off DIY ‘Big Mac’

There are hundreds of McDonald’s hacks articles online – usually all about merging multiple menu items to form ghastly new creations that’d make a MoneySaver's eyes water long before their mouth does. So I decided to think up a few of my own…

New Meerkat trick: Spend £1ish to get 2for1 at 1,000s of restaurants AND 2for1 cinema tickets for a year

The newly-launched Meerkat Meals* gets you 2for1 restaurant meals for a year when you buy a qualifying product via Compare The Market. What's more, you'll also get the popular Meerkat Movies* deal, giving you 2for1 cinema tickets on Tuesdays or Wednesdays for a year – and we’ve a trick to get all of this for £1ish…

MoneySaving Ikea hacks – including store shortcuts & how to legitimately dodge queues

If you’ve shopped at Ikea, you’ll know only too well how easily costs can add up when you pop in for a specific item and leave several hours later with a car boot full of cacti and scented candles. So here are our top tips to make your Ikea visits more efficient and cheaper – including freebies, store shortcuts, dodging queues and how you can ‘try before you buy’.

How to get 18 consecutive days off next year for just nine days of annual leave

I don’t know about you, but I’m already thinking about my holidays next year and where I could jet off to. Luckily for me, and anyone else who works Mon-Fri, there’s a way to get a massive 18 days off in a row next year – in exchange for just nine days’ annual leave.

Claim a bonus £1-25 of Nectar points this weekend

If you're shopping at Sainsbury's this Friday to Sunday, you can grab a bonus of free Nectar points - or several bonuses if you know how to max it.

Starbucks HACK to get 'unlimited' coffee for £1.30/day

Lots of us drink several cups of coffee every day and if you’re buying them on the high street, costs can quickly add up. So I’m going to share a simple hack, which should make things much cheaper and stop you feeling like a mug.

FREE Walkers crisps 6-pack (again and again)

If I had a penny for every time I've couponed my way to free crisps... I'd have one penny. But I'm hoping after this month, I'll be a lot richer.

FREE Magnum vegan ice creams when you stack two coupons at Tesco

Being a vegan couponer can be a little hit-and-miss, with so many coupons out there for meat, fish or other animal products, it isn't always easy for us to save. So when a vegan coupon comes along it's exciting - but when you find TWO stackable coupons resulting in free vegan Magnums? Best. Day. Ever.

How kids can earn a Blue Peter badge to bag free entry to 200+ attractions, incl Diggerland, Jorvik Viking Centre & London Zoo

When you think about Blue Peter, whatever your age - the long-running children's TV show celebrates its 60th birthday today - its highly coveted pin badges probably spring to mind. You might assume they're hard to get hold of, but actually, with bit of effort, kids can earn a badge fairly easily...

Kids with badges get free entry at 200+ UK attractions until they're 16.