Crouching down, hidden bargain – how looking low can save on your supermarket shop

Supermarkets try all sorts of tactics to make us spend more, and a trick of the eye means you could be missing out on the best value items every time you go shopping. It’s all about where products are positioned on the shelves, with stores tending to place more expensive items at average eye-level, hoping we’ll grab...

Pay £1, get up to 50p off most 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 and can't bring a thermos from home, the cost of this can quickly mount up.

MSE Easter egg taste test – is it worth giving the cheaper eggs a crack?

With Easter fast approaching (and honestly, just for a bit of fun) we thought it was time to bring back the MSE Easter egg taste test. This year it's even more egg-citing as we've included vegan options too, with 10 eggs – six traditional and four vegan, a combination of supermarket and branded eggs. It was up to MSE staff to decide which they thought was 'tastiest' and 'most expensive.' Let's hop to it!

10 'cheapy' Nando's MoneySaving tips & hacks

If you've been craving a cheeky Nando's, you can make some peri nice savings whether you're happy enough to dine out, or you want to order to eat at home.

Save £10ish on frozen vegan dinosaurs at Tesco

If you've not heard of Roarsomes, you've probably not been on Instagram lately, as these vegan Quorn nuggets are taking social media by storm. At £2.20 a box, they're a bit pricey, but I've found a clever online deals stack that'll net you eight boxes for £8 – making them £1 each.

10 takeaway and delivery food tips

Where there's a will, there's a takeaway, and right now, staying in is the new going out. Of course, the cheapest way to eat is to cook it (I hear you 'fake-away' fans), but sometimes we just want a treat. If that's you, sink your teeth into this round-up of top takeaway and delivery tips. 

Get a 19p Pret coffee, 59p Costa croissant & more on Mon-Wed using a clever coffee shop deals stack

With lockdown easing in some places, many high streets reopening, and some returning to offices, coffee is on many people's mind. If you regularly buy a brew, then you'll know that over time the cost can really add up. With this clever deals stack, you can get your fix of caffeine for pennies throughout August, so you won't be left feeling like a mug.

Costa, KFC, McDonald's, Nando's & more up to 12.5% off – who is and isn't passing on the recent VAT cut

On 15 Jul, the Government cut VAT to 5% for the hospitality sector including restaurants, cafes and pubs till 12 Jan 2021. This has led to many big chains such as KFC, McDonald's, Costa, and Nando's slashing prices – so we've canvassed 21 big eateries, coffee shops and pubs to see where you'll save, and if so, by how much.

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.

12 ready meals delivered to your door for £30 (norm £35)

Eating healthily and quickly isn't always easy at the best of times, but being in lockdown with fewer trips to the supermarket can make it harder. Online supermarket deliveries are extremely popular at the moment with many reporting difficulties booking a slot – see our Coronavirus Lockdown guide for the latest info.