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6 Simple Ways to Save Money at Home

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  With the economy being what it is, people are more conscious about their expenses. The last thing you want to be doing is spending money on things that are not essential. There are simple ways to save money at home, which can cut down your bills significantly. Use energy-efficient appliances If possible, buy energy-efficient appliances such as washing machines and dryers that have lower water and energy consumption levels. These will help save energy and thus money over time because they consume less electricity than their non-efficient counterparts do. Consider replacing your old refrigerator with an energy-efficient refrigerator. You may not be aware of the fact that your fridge is one of the biggest consumers of power in your home. An inefficient refrigerator can use up to 300 kWh per year, which is more than 10% of the total household energy bill. So, it is important to get an efficient one that uses less electricity and saves you money on your electricity bill. Use en

Save money on traveling in the UK

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Travelling in the UK can be an expensive affair. What with steadily rising public transport fares, few people can afford to travel without planning in advance. However, there are great discounts available, if you know where to look and how to go about claiming them. What once may have seemed a gruelling way of getting from A to B where long distance journeys are concerned, for many people, travelling by coach is now the only solution. The UK has some fantastic early bird discounts on a number of intercity coach companies which give away tickets starting from 1 pound if you book a few weeks in advance. There are also options for getting up to a third off ticket prices for students, frequent travellers or OAPs.  Some may argue that trains in the UK have become a rich man's game. With soaring prices, going long distance by rail can be considered somewhat luxurious these days. However, the rail network continues to be better connected than the coaches with tra