70% off! But is it really? Sneaky sales tactics
With the shopping mecca Westfield right around the corner from MoneySaving Towers, it sometimes takes my full will power to resist the lure of the shops. But with midseason sales in full swing (see our High St Sales Diary) I thought I’d see if I could snaffle some bargains. First port of call French Connection. Now I’m...
Uncle Martin vs Uncle Mick
My two-year old daughter’s like most two-year olds, never happier than when she’s pulling toys and books off shelves and cupboards and leaving the place looking like a hurricane’s ripped through it. It’s normally books like Peppa Pig, Spot the Dog and Meg & Mog that she picks but every now and then down comes my copy...
Fraud – what a hassle!
I’ve always been pretty blasé about fraudsters raiding my accounts. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve never been careless with my passwords or pin and I’ve full anti-virus computer protection. Yet I’ve never been worried by the threat as, firstly, it’d never happened to me before and, secondly, I know I’ll always get my money back. But my...
The DVD Dilemma
To aid a relaxing Sunday afternoon, I decided to believe the hype and check what all the Star Trek fuss is about. It’s fair to say that after 25 years, the extent of my Trekkie knowledge extends to the chorus line of “Staaaaar-Trekkin across the universe, On the Starship Enterprise under Captain Kirk”. And that’s it…. Anyway,...
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