Money Saving Expert
Money Saving ExpertAn enormous site run by the ubiquitous Martin Lewis, containing everything from tracking bargains and money-off coupons to buzzing forums where people chat about subjects such as making your own wine and finding free books for your Kindle. You can sign up to a weekly newsletter full of ‘guides, deals and loopholes’. Visit Money Saving Expert.
Waste Not Want Not The website of the TV show celebrating all things thrifty. You can watch the first series online, find fascinating advice about unblocking sinks with eggshells and cleaning silver with bananas, and apply to take part in the second series. Visit Waste Not Want Not.
Frugal A workmanlike site split into useful sections including food and recipes, around the house, days out, frugal weight-loss and, for those who like to plan ahead, frugal Christmas. There is also a list of recommended books including The Spend Less Handbook and Food for Free. Visit Frugal.
Free Stuff Junction Founder Edward Chapman has been running this site for more than ten years, putting together hundreds of the best freebies available in the UK. This month that includes free coffee, skin cream and shampoo samples, a Feed the Birds Day Pack (in time for the RSPB’s Feed the Birds Day on 29 October) and free wills for over-55s. Visit Free Stuff Junction.
Miss Thrifty This Yorkshire blogger describes herself as “a label maven with a beady eye for bargains and a craving for saving”. She offers an entertaining guide to all manner of free and cheap deals, plus household tips, recipes and lots more. Visit Miss Thrifty.