NHS staff to teachers and supermarket workers, these are just a few of the key people who are keeping our country running at the moment. I have been looking around to see if I can find any freebies for them, so do share with any you know along with everyone’s thanks.
UBER is giving away 300,000 free rides and Uber Eats meals to NHS staff to say thanks during the coronavirus crisis
Overall, the heroes of the frontline can claim 200,000 free trips worth up to £15 each and 100,000 meals worth £10 for free. TO claim the freebies, you’ll need to to create an Uber or Uber Eats account linked to your NHS or HSC email address. To get a free ride, you then tap “wallet” on the Uber app, add the relevant promo …
This weekend I have done a lot of online shopping as I am not feeling great and have a few birthdays to sort out.
Anyway, while I was buying mugs, t-shirts, cards etc I thought I’d share the four ways I have saved money today:
1. Use a cashback site
I use Topcashback and over £1,100 in my pocket explains exactly why! See my account overview below. It’s so easy to use, just type in the online retailer and see if they are listed. If there are make sure you click through from the cashback site and they log your visit and when you spend and keep the item, they will give you cash.
2. Look for voucher codes
Just type in the retailer and month you are shopping in and the word voucher and …
Price comparison experts at uSwitch, explain how much you could save by simply switching bill supplier and save for Christmas 2020
According to the research, the savings from switching energy supplier could see you save up to £477 – equivalent to x17 Christmas meals for a family of 8 and switching broadband could save £193 – the same as x7 sets of Top Christmas Toy 2019, Bank Attack.
Move over Christmas 2019, building societies are already telling us to start saving for Christmas 2020! With the average household forking out at least £500 on presents and celebrations, according to the Bank of England, it’s a good idea to think about how you can save the pennies without having to cut back on the turkey.
According to uSwitch: “Many people think that saving money literally …
Thousands of students will see their bank balance jump to four figures recently as the first instalment of their student loan lands. For many it’s likely to be the most money they’ve ever received so it’s important that they take steps to protect it. Students can easily find themselves a target to fraudsters and already HMRC has warned those beginning a new term to be on the lookout for suspicious emails. Tom Clementson, Director of Consumer at secure payments solution Shieldpay, shares his top tips on how students can keep their money safe.Read more
1. Cut down on cards on a night outYou aren’t going to need all your cards with you on a night out. Think about taking cash out or use a top-up card which can be loaded up with how much you…
Many of us have nurtured the dream of starting an online retail business from home. If this is the case, why have so few actually followed through to the point when such a vision was ultimately realised?
While there are many answers to this question, one of the most common and seemingly insurmountable involves limited finances. The majority of would-be freelancers are still under the misconception that such ventures require a great deal of money. You will therefore be happy to learn that this is no longer the case. In fact, some have even created highly successful retail websites for the equivalent of what a daily cup of coffee would cost. If you are still somewhat incredulous, this is quite understandable. Let’s take a look at how times have changed as well as why financial …
Born from the early 1980s to mid 1990s, then you’re termed as a milennial and at the moment you may be finding it hard to save for that house deposit, as rent is so high and you’ve not reached your full earning potential. With that in mind, here is a list of ways you can save money.
Thrifty in office hours
- Commuting is one of the biggest costs for workers. Why not ask for an interest-free season ticket loan, or if you can work flexibly to avoid expensive peak time travel.
- If working in London, combine your Oyster card with the 16-25 Railcard to get a one-third discount on off-peak travel on the tube, overground and DLR network (after 10am during the week and all day at the weekends).
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Hallmark Hotels are celebrating the 70th anniversary of the NHS by offering NHS staff a free night’s stay till Christmas Eve 2018.
The hotel chain has 22 hotels where NHS staff can stay for free for the remainder of 2018.
Many of these hotels have spas, golf courses and great restaurants to dine in.
The offer will be valid until Christmas Eve 2018, and the free overnight stay can be taken any Sunday evening when NHS staff spend £50 on food and drink in the hotels’ bars and restaurants.
Take for example, the hotel in Manchester you can stay at is the Hallmark Hotel in Wimslow, Cheshire not far from the airport.
The Hallmark Hotel Manchester has a leisure club for staying guests with a 20 meter indoor pool, Swedish sauna, steam room and jacuzzi.…
As a Christmas thank you, Iceland is offering an exclusive 10% discount to all those working for the Police, Fire Service, NHS, HM Coastguard and RNLI, when they shop at one of its stores between Monday 27 November and Sunday 17 December 2017.
Iceland hopes this special ‘thank you’ discount will make Christmas that little bit easier this year for those people in the emergency services who work around the clock, to help the UK public.
To offer the emergency services a discount this Christmas, Iceland have partnered with Blue Light where as a registered member you will be provided with a unique code for one of the tiered discounts: £4 off £40, £5 off £50 and £6 off £60 Merry Christmas from Iceland Online Team.
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Some awesome news from the budget. The government has said people up to 30 years-old will now be able to buy a £30 railcard for discounted train travel.
The move – set to be announced tomorrow – would be an extension of the current young person’s railcard for those aged 16 to 25.
The so called millennials’ card will be available from spring next year, and offer up to a third off non-peak fares.
That’s a bummer as the new railcard is unlikely to be much use for regular commuters, as railcard discounts are restricted at peak times, usually before 10am, but for regular travellers after this time and weekends, it will save quite a few pennies.
The card is part of a series of Budget measures aimed to attract younger voters after a resurgence …
As a recipient of financial help from my parents for our children, I liked this research so thought I’d share it.
At a time when estate agents are warning that house price affordability is reaching a crisis point it seems that more people are turning to their grandparents in order to get a foot on the property ladder. The Bank of Gran and Grandad has donated a total of over £37bn in funds to their grandchildren and one in ten grandparents say this money was to be spent on a deposit for a house.
The generous donations look set to continue as the research from Saga shows that a further third of grandparents are still considering or intending to give a financial gift and one in ten are considering lending money to grandchildren. The typical …