Top 10 free fitness videos & smartphone apps

It’s January, and we’re all surging with good intentions to keep our New Year’s resolutions. If you want to get fit but don’t want to fork out on a pricey gym membership, we’ve rounded up the top 10 online fitness videos and smartphone apps, many of which have been tried and tested by the MSE team. In no particular order:

How to bag free PG Tips ‘Perfect with Dairy-free’ tea by stacking TWO coupons

Guess what’s back, back again, coupon stack, tell a friend…

How to bag FREE £17.50 lipstick and other skincare rewards for recycling

Most of us want to do our bit to help the planet, yet beauty products often come in packaging that isn't easily recycled. You might not know, however, that a few big brands will reward you with FREEBIES for returning your empty containers...

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

Launched in July 2018, 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…

Vegan-friendly restaurant deals for Veganuary – incl 40% off at Harvester, Pizza Hut & more

If you're one of the record 225,000 people taking part in Veganuary this year, or if like me, you're on your 13th (or more!) consecutive vegan January, chances are you like food. And animals. So I've rounded up the best discounts in vegan-friendly restaurants to help you save money and animals this month.

15 totally free treats via apps and sign-ups that anyone can claim

Everybody's freeeeee to feel good. Which is why I've rounded up these 15 easy-to-nab freebies to get your year going off with a bang.

Spray it, don’t pay it! Coupon gets £3ish limescale remover for 75p

It's been a while since we've seen a decent coupon-stacking trick, but we're now back in business and with this one you can really clean up...

How to get 18 consecutive days off in 2019 for just nine days of annual leave

I don’t know about you, but I’m already thinking about my holidays for 2019 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 this year – for just nine days’ annual leave.

Beauty Downshift Challenge – Is it worth ditching brands for cheaper ‘dupes’?

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

12 Nando's hacks, eg, £5 off a meal for two and DIY burger

In recent years, Nando's has become one of the nation's favourite restaurants - but as Nando's discounts tend to be quite rare, cutting the cost of your chicken 'n' chips fix isn't easy. So hopefully these tricks can help you save a few quid.