The rising cost of living in the uk and around the world has inspired me to create a ” money ” page on my blog, full of money saving tips, where to get discounted food/services and other little tips and tricks. Hopefully this page helps you out ! All info in articles are correct at time of being published please get in touch if anything has changed or if you have any tips let us know in the comment section xx
Babies & Children
Nhs | healthy start Voucher scheme | Check if your eligible 🍉🍇🍅🍓🍒 – It was reported that this scheme was underclaimed and there are thousands of woman and babies missing out on this fantastic opportunity to stay healthy!
Alternatively if you live in scotland you could be eligible for a best start grant, Click here to find out more, Best Start Grant and Best Start Foods are 2 separate payments. You apply for both Best Start Grant and Best Start Foods using the same form. This is to make sure you can get all the payments you can without having to fill in more than one form. You’ll get separate letters to let you know whether you’ll get each payment.
Days out with kids
Days out and travel deals for kids…. There are always really good travel deals out there for kids, such as a parents pays and kids go free. There`s days out with fantastic deals available if you know where to look. Check out these money saving websites below : https://www.dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/days-out-vouchers-deals-discounts
If you really don`t have any money there are plenty of free days out you can come up with, If you live close enough to the beach then that would be a fab day out. Take them to free museums nearby. Check out the local events list, free festivals or shows in your area. Fairy hunting in the woods, go on a long adventure walk. Create a den in the house with sheets!
Eventbrite are amazing for finding things to do for kids, if there is ticketed events they are really cheap such as a few pounds!
Free Bus Travel
All young people and children aged 5-21 years can apply for a card to access the Young Persons’ (Under 22s) Free Bus Travel Scheme, which began on 31 January 2022.
You will need a National Entitlement Card (NEC) or Young Scot NEC with the valid free travel entitlement with you whenever you want to take the bus – otherwise you’ll have to pay for your trip.
Apply here :https://www.transport.gov.scot/concessionary-travel/young-persons-free-bus-travel-scheme/#69510
If you are 11 to 26 years old apply for your young scot card https://young.scot/the-young-scot-card
Young scot card can get you discounted rail and ferry travel, and huge discounts while your out and about. If you have a child and are struggling with living costs make sure you sign them up.
Need free wifi… use https://www.wifimap.io/ to find free wifi near you. Cafes, public spaces etc. There is always a standard wifi in shopping centers and also on rail travel etc. This can be a god send while travelling or maybe you cant afford wifi at home. Local libraries also have computers you can use for free and also councils have job clubs to provide computer use for job seekers.
Make use of loyalty cards
Tesco, sainburys etc have loyalty cards schemes, they can be worth it when you points add up and get some free coupons. Clothes brands and lots of other brands have cards, if pennies are tight these can be pretty rewarding…
💰 Get tips online 💰
Do you have a popular twitter account or insta? Well you can get tips sent to you online by your supporters that appreciate your work. It’s very simple to set up. It’s a good way to rewarded for your work or creative art online. I have a tip jar for this blog beauty banter and fans are free to send me a donation. I have bought a dinner from a tip before and it makes you feel loved and appreciated that you have added to someones life and they have gave you appreciation.
There are a few different ways to earn, firstly I will tell you about buy me a coffee, click here for an in depth guide on receiving tips using this method. Be sure to add your links into your bio, tweet it out. Tell people why your raising money etc.
💫Twitter Tip Jar 💫
A new way of receiving tips from twitter fans is now available, Twitter Tip Jar | Your guide to earning via twitter 💰💫🥰 read my guide on setting it up and the best way to promote it to your followers. You can be a normal tweeter, a comedian, a painter, anything. Anyone can accept or give tips anytime. With the rising cost of living its nice to feel some appreciation.
Start a blog and earn
Start a blog if you are an expert at a topic, good at crafts? start a crafts blog…. crazy about traveling… you could start a blog. Earning from blogs is not easy though. You need to build up a following and get lots of views to start earning money from advertisers. Click here to read my simple ” how to start your own blog ” guide.