Welcome to our Resource Centre that’s completely free to use.
This is a crowdfunded part of our site and full of links to useful places and hacks that we either directly use ourselves or are widely regarded by our followers and members.
This section will continue to grow and become an essential go-to resource for anyone taking their financial fitness seriously. Add this link to you to your browser favourites and keep checking in for new hacks to pimp your personal finance.
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Free cinema tickets and meals out + save on your insurance
Make Compare the Market your first port of call when you need to renew your insurance or utilities. Compare the market scans providers for the best deals on insurance, broadband, energy, mortgages & loans. If you go ahead with any quote then you get access to Buy 1, get 1 free on cinema tickets and meals out – This alone has saved me more then all my insurance premiums!
Free Credit Score tracking App
The app and website allow you to monitor your credit score for free. It updates every month and gives suggestions on how to improve your score. A good credit score will increase your chances of getting the best rates for credit.
Budgeting spreadsheet for day to day expense tracking
This is Martin Lewis’ budgeting spreadsheet. It allows you to input your income and expenses so you can assess the gap. It might take a while to fill in but it will give you a good idea where money is coming from and going.
This is a spreadsheet so will need to be done on a laptop.
Bring all your current, savings & credit accounts under one dashboard
This is a cloud-based service that hooks into your current, savings and credit card accounts. It automatically categorises your expenses (although some tweaking may be required) and gives you a view where your money is being spent. It presents your monthly financial situation in an easy to understand pie chart. There is a website and an IOS & Android app.
Get things cheaper on Amazon (as long as you can wait!)
This website tracks the price of an item listed on Amazon. It will show you the lowest sale price it has been and allows you to set a price alert once the price drops. If you are not in a hurry to buy items or you are worried you are paying too much this site is great.