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Store cupboard essentials for cheap and easy meals

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Keeping a few essential items in your cupboard can save serious money on your food budget. These favourite ingredients offer the best value for money because they’re versatile and long-lasting – and, most importantly, are guaranteed to produce really easy, hassle-free meals.

I regularly set myself the ‘Eat the kitchen’ challenge. This means I rummage through my cupboards, fridge and freezer, devising meals ideas which don’t involve buying extra ingredients.

Doing this has taught me which store cupboard essentials I regularly rely on to come up with meals requiring little preparation and hardly any spending.

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8 ways to wrap up Christmas early this year

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Don't get swept up in Christmas mania this year!

Don’t get swept up in Christmas mania this year!

As much as most of us are loathe to even think about it, Christmas is steadily creeping closer. It’s now less than 100 days away!

Before we know it, festive adverts will soon dominate our televisions, and from every supermarket speaker will rattle a relentless barrage of cutesy jingles. Bah! Bah humbug, I say!

Leaving our gripes to one side for a moment, planning for Christmas now is a wise move – by taking just a few small steps each week, you can save yourself a ton of aggravation come December.

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4 simple steps to getting an outfit on a budget

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Recently Ruchanne joined us while on work experience with StepChange Debt Charity. She wrote this article on her favourite subject: buying clothes on the cheap!

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You don’t have to break the bank to stay on-trend

I know finding an outfit for a night-out, or out for a meal, can be quite tricky if you want to get it on a low budget.

Well, I’m in the MoneyAware office for the day on work experience, and I’ve been set a challenge to find an outfit online for £50 or under. Here are 4 simple steps to finding an outfit on a budget. Continue reading »

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