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Deal of the week: Bag a bottle of Baileys for £10 in time for Christmas

The price of festive Christmas tipple, Baileys, has been reduced at several supermarkets this week, with the cheapest found at Asda and Morrisons.  

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Seven ways to slash the cost of going to the cinema

Even film buffs can be put off by the cost of a trip to the movies. Here, we reveal how to make the most of special offers and members-only deals.

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How supermarket loyalty cards and price match schemes stack up

While it feels good to earn points every time you hand over your loyalty card at the checkout, it shouldn’t influence the way you shop. We compare the main reward schemes, plus supermarket price-match guarantees.

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40 ways to boost your spare change

Over the past six weeks, readers have been tweeting and emailing in their favourite money-saving and money-making tips, as part of a competition to win a copy of Spare Change, the latest money manual from financial blogger...

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City Survivors: Cut the cost of saying ‘yes’ to those wedding invites

Weddings – a marriage made in heaven for the bride and groom, but most certainly not joyous occasions for our purse strings.

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Beat 2018/19 household bill hikes

Read our guide to how to weather the spring deluge on your finances, from council tax hikes to rising water bills.

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Easter egg taste test 2016: The winners and losers

With Easter Sunday this coming weekend (27 March), the Moneywise team has taken on the ‘eggstremely’ difficult job of putting the major supermarkets’ own-brand Easter eggs to the test.

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A cunning plot to save you money

Growing your own fruit and vegetables on an allotment is a great way to get exercise, meet like-minded people in your community and get some fresh air. But how much money can you save?

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How to get a new job or pay rise in 2016

The New Year is the perfect opportunity to make a fresh start in your career, with many of us vowing to change jobs, get promoted or to negotiate a pay rise.

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How one family plans to 'kick debt's butt'

Just over two years ago, Ricky Willis and his wife Naomi finally realised they were badly in debt. But rather than go under, they set about dragging themselves out of the situation and turning things around.

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