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    If yes, how do you save money? Im not just talking about in term of you saving money in a bank but how do you save money on products and services? any good sites etc
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    (Original post by s43)
    If yes, how do you save money? Im not just talking about in term of you saving money in a bank but how do you save money on products and services? any good sites etc
    i spend, money goes where good things are...but no i dont save money on products...
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    I save money by going to a cheap pub instead of paying £2.50 for a pint.

    Ok I don't actually drink pints but it's a good comparison figure.
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    Yea, I save by not going out with my friends much. But I start spending a hundred or two during the holidays though, mostly on PC hardware.
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    I hardly ever save anything. That's what parents are for. However I do have a couple of savings bonds that were gifts. I'd be kind of stupid to cash those.
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    I put my pay checks in a savings account. How long they will stay there is anybody's guess.
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    I spend as soon as money is put into my hand .
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    (Original post by s43)
    If yes, how do you save money? Im not just talking about in term of you saving money in a bank but how do you save money on products and services? any good sites etc
    Me? save money? Art thou mad!?
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    Money is a wonderful thing........
    This is only my guess, but I reckon people who work for their money usually like to save it, more than people who gets it for free
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    www.moneysavingexpert.com

    It has a good section on student money saving, but most of it is aimed at people with a house and kids
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    (Original post by ~independent~)
    Money is a wonderful thing........
    This is only my guess, but I reckon people who work for their money usually like to save it, more than people who gets it for free
    agree with this, but even then, when i was earning money i had full control over what i could spend, so i spent it all pretty quickly, but did save up for stuff that i originally wanted instead of jus buying lots of unnecessary things
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    eBay.
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    - Buy in bulk, especially things like shampoo etc.
    - Go to sales.
    - ebay.
    - Go to £-stretcher shops, they may have a bad reputation, but you'd be suprised the amount of quality products you can find.
    - Find cheap pubs/clubs/bars in your area, and visit them more often than the expensive ones.

    Alternatively, don't buy stupid items you will never use, and/or get a better paid job.
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    (Original post by Mad Caddie)
    - Buy in bulk, especially things like shampoo etc.
    - Go to sales.
    - ebay.
    - Go to £-stretcher shops, they may have a bad reputation, but you'd be suprised the amount of quality products you can find.
    - Find cheap pubs/clubs/bars in your area, and visit them more often than the expensive ones.

    Alternatively, don't buy stupid items you will never use, and/or get a better paid job.
    Quality advice there, especially the last point. I used to spend silly amounts on stuff I don't wear/use but I seem to have grown out of that!
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    (Original post by s43)
    If yes, how do you save money? Im not just talking about in term of you saving money in a bank but how do you save money on products and services? any good sites etc
    I have a jar where I put in all loose change that I know will go to waste if I leave it in my pocket. Then I take the heavy jar to ASDA and use the Coinstar machine to change the money into notes. I last changed up 2 weeks ago and got £94! Very good! I reccoment it. Also, you don't need to just put in coppers; pound coins, two pound coins, and silvers are all acceptable. You forget about it once you put it in there.
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    (Original post by icetopaz_h454)
    I have a jar where I put in all loose change that I know will go to waste if I leave it in my pocket. Then I take the heavy jar to ASDA and use the Coinstar machine to change the money into notes. I last changed up 2 weeks ago and got £94! Very good! I reccoment it. Also, you don't need to just put in coppers; pound coins, two pound coins, and silvers are all acceptable. You forget about it once you put it in there.
    Coinstar take 10%! What's wrong with counting it yourself and taking it to the bank?
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    i like saving, cos then I know I'm gonna have more to spend/fall back on.


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    eBay.
    lol , too true - how did i survive without it! :confused:
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    I alway *try* to save money - it never works though. :rolleyes:
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    (Original post by Mad Caddie)
    - ebay.
    It is disturbingly addictive!!
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    I save money in two main ways

    1. Not drinking (alcohol)
    2. Absolutely hating shopping, so rarely do it
 
 
 
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