Five ways to handle the stress of budgeting

Budgeting is a core part of being a MoneySaver, but for many it can feel a little daunting. However, avoiding it can have a negative impact on our mental health. As someone who's just started budgeting properly (at the grand old age of 46!), I've learned the following, which may help you too:

Pocket money, coffee pods & preparing a house for sale – this week's MSE Forum highlights

With 2024 already nearly one third completed, join us as we take stock of some of the latest MSE Forum highlights.

MoneySaving tips for festival-goers – save on everything from food & camping to clothes & sequins

Whether it's a biggie such as Glastonbury, a niche event such as Standon Calling, or even a one-day gathering at your local park, festivals can cost a lot of money – and that's not even including the ticket! Here's how I've learned to save cash (after the ticket price) so you can focus on the line-up, not your wallet, with MoneySaving tips on everything from camping and travel essentials to phone charging, food and fashion.

Banking hubs, the Bard & garden borders – this week's MSE Forum highlights

Is it possible to enjoy Shakespeare on a shoestring budget? That's one of the questions we're asking this week as we round up some of the latest MSE Forum highlights.

Mixers, moths & music – this week's MSE Forum highlights

At MSE we like to tap in to the wisdom of Forumites when preparing new MoneySaving guides.  Read on to find out how you can help, and check out some of this week's MSE Forum highlights.

Gardening on a budget: Ways to save money whatever size your plot

Spring is in the air and whether you're a seasoned pro or a newbie this year, have a huge garden or a small balcony, I've plenty of ways to save on everything from seeds to trowels and even compost sharing.

Patches of woodland, pet tortoises & punctures – this week's MSE Forum highlights

Whether your MoneySaving question is an everyday one or something extraordinary, the MSE Forum is bound to have some wisdom to share. Here are some of the week's highlights.