Coupon Kid vs Crohn's - Going back under the knife for the last time (I hope!)

Happily, it’s been a while since I posted a blog in this series. I’ve been as fit as a fiddle since my surgery last July. But it’s now time for the final stage of getting me permanently back to good health.

Reusing and recycling nail polish – don’t waste money you’ve already spent

Nail polish isn’t the nicest stuff for the planet, and even though you can now get acetone-free polishes with an environmentally friendly vegan formula, chances are you’ve still got some old bottles hanging around. Did you know you’re not supposed to throw them away, and you can’t recycle the glass without cleaning out the bottles first?

Nectar hack: Spend £12 at Sainsbury’s and get £9 back in points this bank holiday weekend

This Nectar promotion for new and existing customers involves a bit of work, but will send tingles down the spines of point collectors everywhere...

Beware... Littlewoods often charges up to 34% MORE than Very.co.uk for the SAME item

Littlewoods and Very.co.uk are both essentially online 'department stores' and they're owned by the same parent company, Shop Direct. The two sites look very similar, and while the product ranges aren't always identical, there's a lot of crossover. So you can surely buy from either and it makes no difference… right? WRONG!

Instagram your Frankie & Benny’s meal to get 50% off

If you’re like me, when food arrives at your table, you don’t have time to take a picture before eating… it’s gone in two seconds! Yet with this deal, you want to hold off before tucking in.

How I saved £16 on a pair of black jeans by dyeing a white pair at home

You find a pair of jeans, they're in your size and they're cheap... just one problem – the colour’s all wrong. I had this recently with a pair of white jeans (I wanted black) in my size, reduced from £26 to £5 in the Dorothy Perkins sale. What was I to do?

Why it pays to sign up to a retailer's loyalty scheme or newsletter to unlock 'hidden' extras

We all want to make our money go further, and signing up for retailers’ loyalty schemes or newsletters can be a great way to do this and even earn yourself ‘free’ money. However, did you know there’s often more to these schemes than earning points?

Get 'paid' to walk using free apps

Walking has great value – not just to your health, or to the environment, but also monetary value. This is because there are a plethora of free apps (or ones you can use if you have certain health/life insurance plans) that effectively pay you to walk.

Get paid to recycle, eg, £1.50 per printer cartridge

We're all for environmental MoneySaving at MSE, so we've listed a few ways of the best ways to get rewarded for your recycling efforts...

Pay £1, get up to 50p off most Costa, Pret & Starbucks drinks EVERY time

Many of us regularly reach for a cup of coffee or tea to give us a caffeine boost, but if you’re out and about the cost of this can quickly mount up.