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money saving tips for 2018

Every year my husband and I set some goals for the new year. In 2017 we succeeded by finding a second house and renting out our flat. I went on to achieve a bunch of charity runs and walks while Michael has managed to slowly grow a potential business as a blacksmith. I have a few of my own little goals set for this year but mostly we are all about saving money! Some people find it hard so here are a few tips in how we save money. 1- The £2 in a jar Every £2 coin you have put it into a jar, you will be surpised how much you can save. A friend of mine and her partner have saved £2000 in one year doing this. You could use any amount really but whatever you won't miss is the easiest way. 2- open a savings account By doing this you can set up a direct debit from your current account for the day you get paid, that way you never see the money and don't notice it. You can put in as little or as much as you like just make sure it's what you can afford. You can also use