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Money-Saving Hacks

Because we’ve struggled financially over the last few years, my mindset has totally changed. I now approach every money-spending endeavour in a practical and methodical way. It’s time to share some of the difficult financial lessons with you all. I hope that some of my strategies can help you.

With the cost of living crisis in full force, no solution is going to come immediately. Therefore, we must all try and make savings to weather the storm.

Money-saving apps & reward schemes

Hello Fresh & Quidco

STORYTIME – I recently signed up for an offer with Hello Fresh & received a £22 cash bonus with Quidco. Meaning I actually MADE MONEY – a profit of exactly £5.20 & I made now have some lovely, convenient fresh meals to try. Check out the latest offers by clicking my referral links above.


If you want to get started with selling on Vinted – you can find tips & standard promo wording to use, in ​this blog post​. Let me know whether you find this helpful.

Zest Research

Zest Fieldwork is a company conducting market research on behalf of companies. By methods such as product testing and focus groups. The compensation for your time is also generous.

Since signing up, I’ve been getting quite a lot of emails about research studies & I’m hopeful I will be selected for one soon. Which should increase my side hustle income. I will keep you posted.

​Sign up here​.


I’ve recently started using the Shopmium app. And I must say, I’m very impressed.

Having purchased the free gift on my recent Sainsbury’s shopping order, and making use of one of the other offers on the app, I received the cashback within 24 hours. To my PayPal account.

YOU CAN RECEIVE YOUR OWN FREE GIFT BY SIGNING UP TODAY – Get a FREE bag of Cadbury Giant Buttons! ​Download the Shopmium app​ and enter my referral code 42fe3q

||Quidco is a great cashback app, with regular bonuses & offers. Sign up using my referral link.||

||Sign up to TopCashBack using my referral link.||

Ever up

Funding your Everup account means you can:

  • play games for a chance to win up to £1 million weekly jackpot and many guaranteed daily cash and gadget prizes
  • Win up to 100% back with prize-linked Gift Cards and up to 1 full Bitcoin with a prize-linked Debit Card
  • Every purchase is a chance to win exciting prizes

|| Sign up for Ever Up – Add referral code RSAM271407UYQYDO we each get 500k coins.||


I currently use Revolut to pay all my blogging costs. It’s great to have a separate pot of money

|| Join me on Revolut. Sign up with my link || 

Benefits of Revolut:

  • Free everyday benefits. Pay friends on Revolut for free, globally
  • Money management. Get your salary a day early with Revolut
  • Investments. Earn up to 1.99% annual interest paid daily with Savings Vaults
  • Travel for less. Go global with fee-free foreign exchange


Why you should sign up for a Monzo account:

  • Your money is protected by the FSCS
    It’s easier to manage money with your friends
  • You can talk to a human 24/7/365
  • You can create savings and spending pots
  • Instant spending notifications

|| Sign up for a Monzo account – A great app to keep track of your spending. Sign up and we each receive a £5 payment into our account when you make your first debit card payment. || 

|| You can get the Airtime Rewards app, to save money off your phone bill, by earning cashback on purchases. Enter my code L7BTH9EJ. We each earn an additional £1 when you spend within 7 days. ||

|| Join me on Cash App! It’s the easiest way to pay and get paid by anyone with just a phone number or email. Use my code to get started – ZQRCXNT – we’ll both get £5 when you link a new bank account & send £5||

|| Sign up to Curve using my link for a £5 welcome gift **You must make a minimum purchase of £10 on your Curve card  (either physical or digital)  within 14 days of signup to be eligible for this promotion ||

Great feedback from other bloggers

I love reading through my blog comments and responding to everyone. it really is the best part of blogging. I wanted to share some of their great comments with you…

Money-Saving Hacks
Money-Saving Hacks

Links to help you start to save money

Quick note: Thrift Plan Enjoy is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program. Some of the links contained on this page are affiliate links and if you go through them to make a purchase, I will earn a commission. I only recommend products I use myself and think would be useful for other people.

If you follow my blog, you will know I am a huge advocate of thrift shops and second-hand items. I personally use websites like Preworn, eBay and Gumtree.

Money-Saving Hacks

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