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Thrifty Ways For Modern Days

3.49  ·  Rating Details ·  67 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
This extraordinary book is based on the collective wisdom of the scores of contributors to the MoneySaving Old-Style section of MoneySavingExpert.com - the award-winning, trend-setting website which, in less than four years, has attracted over one million UK users a month.

The Old-Style forum started when many of the older visitors to the site decided to share their accumul
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Paperback, 272 pages
Published December 14th 2006 by Vermilion (first published January 23rd 2006)
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Louise Armstrong
Dec 17, 2011 Louise Armstrong rated it did not like it
A complitation of handy hints from tips people have left on a website. Only one star from me because I found nothing useful. It was an odd hotchpotch of right out of what i'd consider to be an ordinary financial league - telling you that you could save more per month on your mortgage than the sum of our combined monthly salaries (how do people earn so much?) and too thifty: scrubbing your windows with newspaper. I have actually tried that in the past, but the print comes off on my gloves and ...more
Natasha Poltorak
Sep 08, 2015 Natasha Poltorak rated it it was ok
Quite a lot of common sense in this book but a good starting book if you're looking to adopt a thriftier lifestyle.
Diane
May 01, 2016 Diane rated it it was amazing
Shelves: non-fiction
Martin give help, advice & links forbudget planning & how to change/reduce your out goings. How to move your credit card to another, the differance between good & bad credit. Save on food shopping, insurance, broardband, phones etc.
How to get extra income & what grants are available even if you are now on low income like house, art etc.
If you still have not made the savings you need he goes into the painful savings like TV channels & takeaways.
We have cut back a lot but even
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Lesley
Nov 03, 2015 Lesley rated it really liked it
Shelves: non-fiction, home, money
Helpful tips, especially budgeting and cleaning. Easily read in an hour or two. Pity the foreword by ML was slightly disparaging of Old-Style thrift; a bit incongruous and off putting just before a read!
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