Grab bundles of craft supplies from £1 via scrap stores

From tinsel to textiles, buttons to bubble wrap, ReusefulUK scrap stores let you grab dirt-cheap craft materials that might otherwise have been sent to landfill. With 90 locations across the UK, the shops are ideal for anyone looking to do fun art projects, such as families, artists, schools, childminders and community groups.

Prices vary by location. At some, there’s a small annual fee, then you can get what you need at a small extra cost. Others just charge per bundle or price items separately. This deal was mentioned recently on The Martin Lewis Money Show on ITV and many got in touch to ask for more info, so we’ve written this blog.

How to save £667.95 in 2022 with the 1p Savings Challenge

The New Year's often a time many resolve to start regularly setting some cash aside – but it's not always easy to find a savings method that works for you.

Nine ways to digitally detox and stop spending in sale season

My name is Katie and I’m a shopaholic. 

It may surprise you to know that someone at MSE Towers can be guilty of spending on things they don’t need. But as with everyone, we all have money-saving work to do. For those with a spending habit, this season can be particularly difficult, as new products are launched, sales are pushed at you from every angle, and discounts are deeper than at any other time of year. For those with mental health challenges, it’s even worse.

Poems, patios & pants – this week's MSE Forum highlights

Your neatly parcelled summary of the week's MSE Forum highlights is here. Seen a question you could help with or a conversation that could be improved by your input? Do it; jump in.

Cottages, Currys & copper coins – this week's MSE Forum highlights

Attention all browsers, scrollers, typists and bookmarkers. This week's MSE Forum highlights are here.

29 Vinted buying and selling tips

With over eight million users in the UK, Vinted is a huge source of preloved bargains from just £1. It's also a great way to make extra cash by flogging your own wardrobe – especially as there are NO fees for sellers. What's more, shopping second-hand is good for the planet.

Black eggs, banisters & Bramley apples – this week's MSE Forum highlights

What's been going on in the MSE Forum of late? I'm glad you asked. Here are a few of this week's highlights.

Squeegees, skylines & sausage fingers – this week's MSE Forum highlights

Make a brew, plump up a cushion and catch up on MSE Forum happenings. Here are a few of this week's highlights.

Paperbacks, packaging & Peru – this week's MSE Forum highlights

Since its birth in 2003, the MSE Forum has inspired, supported and informed a unique community of MoneySavers. Here are a few of this week's highlights.

Is your email address costing you £100s/yr? Tips to help you ditch your broadband provider and keep your email address

Users often tell us they'd like to switch their broadband provider but don't as they worry about losing the email address connected to their account. But those who don't switch often overpay by £100s/year, so if the prospect of moving it, or losing it altogether fills you with dread, here's what you can do.