Money Saving Advice by Tight.tips

Discounts & Tipscar

August 21, 2015 0

Why did you choose your current car model? Because it was a cult classic, the best-looking, the car that evoked your…

Home & Gardenlawn, shed and plants in a garden

July 29, 2015 0

The Independent reported earlier this week that having a garden increases the value of a property by 10%, which is definitely…

Fashion

Dawn O

August 26, 2015 0

Isn’t it always the way. Classic economics is a bugger. For years and years vintage fashion has been as cheap…

Food & Drinkcoffee beans

June 24, 2015 0

The latest news? Apparently Starbucks is putting up the price of their coffee. But we still flock to coffee shops…

Health & Beautydrops of water on green leaves

February 17, 2015 0

Not so long ago the news was full of reports highlighting how there’s very little if any benefit in taking…


By on August 28, 2015Finance

RBS fined for hopeless mortgage advice Royal Bank of Scotland has been slammed for giving 99% of their mortgage customers bad mortgage advice. They’ve been fined £14.5 million as a result. Some people feel it’s best to avoid banks altogether if you want a mortgage. I must admit I find myself agreeing. If we ever need a mortgage again, which I dearly hope we don’t, I’ll be avoiding banks like the plague. After all, if they can’t even manage to get their banking act together, leaving the entire planet’s financial system in disarray, I don’t feel I can trust them…

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By Kate on June 26, 2015Seasonal

Glastonbury is looming, signalling the start of the summer festival scene. But it isn’t the only one. There are literally hundreds of UK music festivals, maybe even thousands, of every shape, size and flavour. In the olden days we only had a handful of major festivals to choose from, including Glastonbury, the Isle of Wight and Reading. I never liked any of them. Glastonbury was mostly for hippies back then, and was already far too big and crowded for my taste. Reading was more or less all rock music, which really wasn’t my thing, being a soul, jazz, disco and funk fan.…

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By Kate on May 21, 2015Discounts & Tips

We’re always looking at ways to save money, spend less and generate more. But what about all those danger zones it’s best to avoid? I thought it might be helpful to take a look at people, places and situations it makes sense to keep away from if you want to hang onto your cash. Here goes. Danger zones for money savers, scrimpers and savers Spendthrift friends and family It’s tough hanging onto your purse strings when everyone around you is splurging like people possessed. If you have friends and family members who can’t stop spending, make sure you get together in situations where…

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