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Cheap and easy ways to organise your home  

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Most of us have things in our home we no longer want and could make some extra money by selling. Jasmine Birtles of MoneyMagpie is here to tell you all about Clear Your Clutter Day, and how you can get involved.

If you’re struggling with getting your finances in order, a cluttered house can add to the stress you may be feeling. By organising your home you may find it easier to get on top of your finances. Yes, really!

That’s part of the message of national Clear Your Clutter Day, happening on Saturday 11 March this year. It’s all about getting rid of the junk you no longer need so you can make way for the life and living space you want…and get some extra pennies in your pocket from selling stuff and saving money while you’re at it.

It doesn’t have to cost much (if anything) to get organised. Here are some quick, easy and cheap ways to de-clutter every room of the house.

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How to make extra cash – money wisdom from the web

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Everybody likes earning extra cash, and if you can earn it around your normal daily routine, all the better. The tricky part is figuring out how to find the time. Also, what if you need the cash quickly?

Luckily, there are lots of handy articles on the web that can help you get started. We rounded up some of our favourites so you don’t have to…

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10 money-saving tips for parents of students

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Getting ready to start university is stressful enough, but it’s also incredibly stressful when you’re the parent of an adult child about to embark into academia. When it comes to your finances, MoneyMagpie.com is one of the most savings-savvy websites around, and Kamal Khuruna’s here with some great tips to help you stay top of the class with your finances.

Every year, university gets expensive both for students and the parents who support them. It’s particularly tough if you struggle with daily costs already while helping your kids at the same time.

But there are ways you can help your student offspring without paying out. Here are ten to start you off.

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10 ways to live for free

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Jasmine Birtles of Moneymagpie.com knows all about thrifty living and money saving.
Today, in the first of three blogposts, she shares with us ten ways to live for free… We’re all ears!

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Live for free!

Just because you’re in debt it doesn’t mean that you can’t have a thrifty treat here and there. In fact it’s important to treat yourself every now and then to keep you going as you work off your debt!

The right treats don’t have to cost you a bean either. If you know where to look there are all sorts of freebies on offer all around you.

Here are just a few of the freebies you could be enjoying today and there are links to more elsewhere. Try them out!

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