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The Casper mattress offers an excellent night’s sleep at a great price, and we both are £50 better off if you buy via my link!

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I lived like a well-off student doing a Masters degree for about 20 years past the date on that lifestyle packet. It saved me a fortune!

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The Rule of 300 is a quick and dirty shortcut to estimating how much money you’ll need saved to meet your income needs.

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Our writer on (and nearly in) retirement goes back to school without leaving his home office…

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Group buying sites like Groupon can offer great deals on budget holidays.

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There’s plenty of nice things money can buy, but there are also lots of things where more money makes no difference.

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Happy Christmas, and a few book ideas that could make it even happier.

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Martin Lewis is giving millions to charity, and I think there are lessons in how he’s doing it for everyone…

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Don’t waste money buying expensive gifts

You can give your credit card a break by giving less expensive presents, but there’s a catch – they need to *mean* more…

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When to buy insurance

Don’t just buy insurance blindly — think about what you really can afford to lose.

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Do you save too much because your in thrall the compound interest? Even Warren Buffett had that problem, but he’s seen the light.

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Credit cards with benefits

By smartly slaloming through the system, you can pick up special offers and free coins like Super Mario gobbling power-ups.

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Which iPhone 4S deal is the best?

You can save yourself around £150 if you get the best iPhone 4GS deal. Breaking down the costs on a monthly basis is helpful.

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Invest in antique furniture

Antique furniture looks good, can mix in well with contemporary living spaces, and most importantly holds its value.

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An interest only mortgage gives you more control over a huge chunk of your money, but with responsibility comes risk.

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The best way to save money every day is to make big decisions that change your lifestyle automatically and forever.

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