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The MoneySavingExpert.com downshift challenge: What’s it all about?

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Money Saving Expert logoYou’ve probably heard of Money Saving Expert and the great advice from Martin Lewis
and the guys on budgeting and getting
the best possible deals.

You may not, however, have heard of their downshift challenge and how it could help to reduce your supermarket spending costs.

As you’re probably well aware we’re all about saving money and we love a good challenge, so naturally we decided to find out more!

We chatted with Steve Nowottny, consumer & features editor at MoneySavingExpert.com, to get the low down on the downshift challenge and to find out how you could help your budget by saving money on the all-important weekly shop.

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You got a friend: the MSE Debt-Free Wannabe board

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We answer debt questions on the MoneySavingExpert forum every day, but how else can the forum help those in debt? We asked Fermi, one of the stars of the Debt-Free Wannabe board, to give his thoughts on the support the MSE forum members offer each other.

DFW forum

The MSE Debt-Free Wannabe board

For many people the desire to be free from the burden of debt is probably a daily and consuming issue. However, it’s also something that many (perhaps most) find it hard to confide and share with friends and family, which can result in it feeling a very, very lonely struggle.

The Debt-Free Wannabe (DFW) board on the MoneySavingExpert (MSE) forum exists to try and breach that barrier: to provide a place where you can talk with others battling with the same issues; give and receive much needed emotional support; work through problems; encourage and help each other on your debt free journey; and much more.

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