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'Now Private Eye’s doing MoneySaving Tips' blog discussion

This is the discussion to link on the back of Martin's blog. Please read the blog first, as this discussion follows it.

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  • I love private eye and money saving, but not sure I will try this tip :money:
    All CC & Other Debts - Paid Off :beer:
    Fifty something family man looking to retire comfortably before he's dead or effectively so :A
  • Sagz_2Sagz_2 Forumite
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    I once put an ad in the Eye Money section....... didn't get a thing! Still love PE though.

    Is that Martin on the top bunk btw?
    Some days you're the dog..... most days you're the tree! :D
  • ErrataErrata Forumite
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    Poor Webby and Dan, they're both much better looking than that !
    .................:)....I'm smiling because I have no idea what's going on ...:)
  • aloisebaloiseb Forumite
    701 Posts
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    Viz have been doing money-saving tips for years. How about this one, from their Top Tips column a few years ago:

    Save money on expensive tea bags! Just collect the empty packets from your After Eights, fill them with loose tea, and using a pin, make 2000 little perforations in each bag. Seal the tops with 'sellotape and hey presto! Tea bags!
  • Reminds me of my granda years ago - walking past a large mental hospital he declared theyre not mad theyre fed, clothed and looked after we're the mad ones lol
    Happy with any wins this year :A
  • I'd forgotten about Viz top tips - I've just googled a few...

    - avoid paying for the increase in the cost of petrol by getting out & pushing your car for the last 1/2 mile of every trip

    - get around the VAT increase by only buying books, food, caravans and drugs.

    - allow your toddlers to experience a day in the life of George Osbourne by placing them in charge of your personal finances.
  • Save yourself £3/day by running behind the bus, Or £10 by running behind a taxi.
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