Handy hints for a low-cost Valentine’s Day

Roses are red, violets are blue, but when money is tight, what can you do?

Valentine’s Day is a time for couples everywhere to celebrate, but how can you treat the one you love when you’ve got a minimal budget? Follow Zippa’s handy hints for a low-cost love-in and February 14th
will be your best (and cheapest) Valentine’s Day yet.

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Have yourself a cost-effective Christmas

Christmas is just around the corner, and with it comes a whole load of festive fun. Who doesn’t love decorating the tree while singing along with Band Aid, Cliff Richard and Mariah Carey? An abundance of chocolate, ridiculous jumpers and Starbucks’ Christmas Coffees all give us a little spring in our step, but we’re also encouraged to blow the budget and splurge on extravagant presents, food and all the little things that make Christmas magical.

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Eat, Drink and be Scary - Have Yourself a Frighteningly Cheap Halloween!

Halloween is the one night a year when you can be whoever you want to be. Make the most of it with our money-saving tips for a devilishly good 31st October!

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How to Save Money on Your Energy Bills This Winter

It’s getting darker earlier and the days are getting chillier, so it’s natural that around this time of year that we all start to see our energy bills creeping up. Here’s how to cut back the cost of winter in your home.

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Zippa’s Guide to a Cheap & Cheerful September Weekend

September weekend is fast approaching, but what are you going to do with your extra two days off? Whether you’ve got kids to occupy or are just looking for some low-cost entertainment this September weekend, Zippa’s got you covered.

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Zippa’s Essential Guide to Saving for Your First Home

Thinking about buying your first home can be one of the most exciting times of your life, but it’s also daunting when considering the costs involved. In Zippa’s Essential Guide to Saving for Your First Home, we break down the most important things for you to consider.

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What to do when an unexpected bill arrives

When payday is weeks away and an unexpected bill lands on your doormat, it can be a source of worry and stress for any household. Our handy guide provides a practical approach on what to do next.

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Are wedding bells leaving you feeling the pinch?

Whether you’re a guest or a bride/groom, weddings are an expensive business. Our money-saving guide is an easy way to make sure both you and your wallet enjoy the big day.

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How to Budget for Your Summer Holiday

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of having a summer holiday to look forward to - however, if you’re feeling the pinch the Zippa team have put together this list of the best ways to budget for your summer holiday. Happy travels!

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