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The Business Start-Up Show in London

Hi everyone!

Thanks again for visiting this blog… great to have you! Well, I’m going on holiday tomorrow and wont be back til next week, so in the meantime, get your free tickets for the business start up show and start planning your trip there!! 🙂

More money saving tips when I get back next week…

http://www.bstartup.com/

Starting a business?

As an industry-leader, Business Startup is free for anyone thinking about starting a business or expanding a business. With seminars, exhibitors, advice, opportunities, and much more, can you afford to miss out?

Enjoy!

http://www.bstartup.com/

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50 Ways to Save Money – “This is Money”‘s top 50 money-saving tips – #15

15. Don’t automatically renew annual travel insurance
If your annual holiday insurance policy is about to expire and you don’t have a holiday booked, DON’T renew the policy. You’re handing your money over to cover an eventuality that won’t happen. You wouldn’t have car insurance if you didn’t own a car. Simply restart the cover again the next time you book a trip.
Saving: £50

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50 Ways to Save Money – “This is Money”‘s top 50 money-saving tips – #14

14. Shop around for the cheapest household insurance

Unless you drive – car insurance is mandatory – you don’t need insurance. But it’s strongly advisable. Can you afford to foot the bill if your house burns down? Probably not. Similarly, can you afford to pay over the odds for the same policy available elsewhere because you can’t be bothered to shop around? Possibly, but it’s not advisable. The internet has made finding cheaper insurance easy and you can compare hundreds of policies in minutes.
Saving: £100s

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50 Ways to Save Money – “This is Money”‘s top 50 money-saving tips – #13

13. Do DIY
We’re a nation of obsessive DIYers and for around £100 you can take a course at your local adult education college to improve the skills needed to tackle most household repairs. If the college runs plumbing courses you could soon be on track to wiping out costly call-out charges and extra insurance policies once and for all.
Saving: £100+

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50 Ways to Save Money – “This is Money”‘s top 50 money-saving tips – #12

12. Use your talent to earn extra cash
Let’s face it, if you’re not a pop star by the time you reach your 20s you’re never going to be. But you may be able to use your talent as a guitarist to teach other wannabes the rudiments of the 12-bar blues.
Income: It’s not unreasonable to charge £20 an hour

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50 Ways to Save Money – “This is Money”‘s top 50 money-saving tips – #11

11. Sell your clutter on eBay
Take this quick test: You’re at home. Open a cupboard. Look inside. If it’s full of clothes you haven’t worn, or ‘good ideas a the time’ you haven’t used, for, let’s say, three years – you don’t need them. So why not sell them to someone else who does? Ebay, the online auction house, has opened individual sellers to a world of buyers. And you can flog anything for the cost of a small commission. Tip: you may want to buy a few items first to build up your rating as a respectable eBayer before you start selling.
Income: Will depend on what’s in your cupboard

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50 Ways to Save Money – “This is Money”‘s top 50 money-saving tips – #10

10. Don’t buy designer labels
Celebrities are given expensive clothes to wear. You’re not. At the end of the day, and let’s face it you may only wear the outfit once, can you justify paying hundreds of pounds over the odds because a top designer has had his or her name sewn on the label? And can you honestly say you can tell the difference at a distance between a £600 designer bag and a £9.99 one from the market? Think about it.
Saving: £100s

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