Cinema MoneySaving tips & tricks

Many would say 2020 has been like a disaster movie come to life. The coronavirus pandemic closed cinemas in March but over July and August, they've been reopening in phases, and with Cineworld opening back up in Scotland and Northern Ireland last week, all the big chains are now open again throughout the UK.

10 KFC MoneySaving tips & tricks

Restaurants are back in the spotlight this month with the 50% off 'Eat Out to Help Out' scheme, and one big chain that we expect people will be flocking to is KFC. If you're particularly egg-cited for your Kentucky-fried fix of chicken, we've hatched some compre-hen-sive MoneySaving tips and tricks to save you a clucking fortune so you can build on that nest egg.

Save money and waste less making your own ice lollies

Children of the 80s will remember the highlight of summer was when the make-your-own ice lollies mould came out of storage. But they were bulky, hard to clean, and took ages to freeze, so - wanting to avoid plastic packaging - I've taken a look at more modern examples.

Fitbit MoneySaving tips & tricks

Fitness trackers and smartwatches have become popular accessories over the last few years. These days, they’re a lot more than a posh pedometer, but with increasing features have come increasing price tags – with some costing up to £250.

£20 off running shoes when you recycle your old ones

If you're a runner, you probably fall into one of two camps - the 'shoes stack' camp, where you rack up multiple pairs, or the 'run in the same shoes until they disintegrate' camp. Either way, you'll be pleased to know you can trade in your stinky sneakers for £20 off a brand new pair. Not only will you save money, but your old shoes won't end end up in landfill, too.

Can you find cheap post-Christmas chocs? Eg, 25p Giant Smarties tube, 50p Cadbury selection box

Christmas may be over for another year, but there’s no need to feel glum because the supermarkets are now slashing prices on festive treats to shift leftover stock, so don't be choco-late!

£3 prosecco, £7ish champagne via Tesco online 'glitch' - but will it work for you? - EXPIRED

It's been two years since we last saw a decent prosecco or champagne deals stack (where you combine multiple offers to save the most money). Yet finally, there's a new trick in town just in time for Christmas party season - great if you’re stocking up. Though I can’t guarantee it’ll work for everyone…

Have yourself a MoneySaving Christmas… starting with the best way to bag a cheap, sustainable Christmas jumper

Jumpers are for life, not just for Christmas, but most of us only wear our most garish festive get-up for one or two days a year, and then feel pressure to buy a new one the following year. That's neither sustainable nor MoneySaving, so what can we do about it? I have a few ideas...

How I made a £35 Christmas hamper with the ‘wow’ of a Fortnum & Mason one (and you could do it for even less)

‘Tis the season to fill trolleys, and when Christmas bells ring and shop tills ding it's very easy to find yourself tempted to overspend. So when I decided to give hampers as gifts this year, I set myself the challenge of assembling a Champagne-style selection on a Prosecco budget...

How I saved 60% on a year’s worth of make-up by hunting down the best Black Friday deal

Black Friday isn’t just about discounted gadgets – it can be useful for stocking up on everyday items you know you’d buy anyway at the absolute cheapest price. So come shopping with me, and I’ll show you how a Deals Hunter shops when it’s Black Friday…