Earn freebies for testing products
The top 'freebies for feedback' sites
Product development's big business. By checking items work and verifying marketing claims, companies boost sales. Add the power of word-of-mouth recommendations, and it's clear why they're happy for you to test goodies for nowt.
How to cancel direct debits
Beware cash leaking from your bank account
It's a shocking but typical example: "I've paid £16/month for white goods I no longer have for six YEARS." That's not far off £200 for nothing, every year. Many waste £1,000s paying for products and services they don't need or never use. So whether it's mags, gyms, dating sites or paid TV, get tough and cut 'em down.
Cashback Credit Cards
5% cashback for first 3 months
Cashback credit cards pay you every time you spend on them, possibly £100s a year. The top card pays 5% cashback for the first three months, others give up to 1% on fuel and supermarket spending, while there are also some good fee-free, near-cash reward cards. We analyse the pros and cons of all.
Stoozing – make free cash
Earn interest from 0% credit cards
Stoozing's the art of making money by earning interest on cash credit cards lend you at 0%. While not quite as lucrative as it used to be, you can still make a pretty penny from long 0% deals, fee-free balance transfers and tax free high-interest bank savings accounts.
88 MoneySaving Life Hacks
Tips & tricks to save, incl free Amazon delivery tool, slash Sky bills, exploit eBay spellng mishtkes, buy stolen goods & more
Life hacks, tricks, loopholes - whatever you call them, over the past few years we've compiled a raft of quick-hit savvy tips so you can be cute with your cash.
Christmas savings clubs warning
With the average family Christmas costing £800, saving up for it in advance is a great idea. But if you're considering signing up to a Christmas savings club, beware. If it goes bust, as Farepak did, you could lose cash – and there are other pitfalls too. While we know the clubs help some with the discipline of saving, a DIY Christmas savings plan may be better instead.