How to get fit on a budget

There are plenty of ways to improve your health and fitness without breaking the bank. It’s time to get creative and make the most out of the free resources available to you!

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10 places kids eat for free or cheap this summer

As the summer sun begins to heat up, so do the prices of family outings. But just because the weather is getting warmer doesn’t mean you have to spend a fortune to have fun. Many supermarkets and restaurants are offering discounted kids' meals throughout the summer holidays. And in some places, kids eat free!

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New & expecting parents: cost & time-saving tips

If you’re a new parent, you might be feeling the pinch when it comes to money. Families all over the country are being affected by the current state of the economy, especially those welcoming a new little one into their lives this summer – as we all know, they’re not cheap!

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How to earn vouchers and discount codes online

If you’re looking to save money over an incredibly busy summer – especially when the kids are involved, you are probably familiar with coupons and discount codes. There are lots of ways you can reduce your spending and earn discounts at your favourite stores, such as filling out online surveys, referring friends or signing up for newsletters. With a little time and effort spent searching around, you could be saving money on your everyday purchases and self-care treats.

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What to do when you need emergency help with essential purchases

If you’re struggling to cover things like your weekly food shop, items you need for the home, or even to find ways to pay your rent, emergency support is available for the essentials. Charitable grants and organisations, government benefits, flexible loans and plenty more options are available to help you through difficult times.

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How to update your garden on a budget

It doesn’t have to cost a fortune to keep your garden looking good. With a little creativity and some elbow grease, you can update your garden on a budget. Here are a few cheap garden ideas to give your outdoor space an uplift. If you or anyone you know is struggling to afford the essential items they need to furnish their home or support their family, then Fair for You is here to help.

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Our top tips for saving for summer holidays

The school summer holidays are just around the corner, and for many parents, this can be a time for stress and money worries. The cost of keeping the kids entertained for six weeks can be extortionate, but with a bit of organisation and planning, you can start saving for summer holidays.

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Best Father’s Day gifts and activities on a budget

Father’s Day in the UK occurs on the third Sunday of June each year, and it is a time to celebrate all that our dads, grandads and father-figures do for us. Whatever your plans are for Father’s Day, take some time out of your busy schedule to let them know how much they mean to you.

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Everything you need to know about renting appliances

When it comes to appliances, you might be surprised to learn that there are two main options: renting or buying. It can be costly to buy all the appliances you need for your home. Depending on the size of your place and what kinds of appliances you want, it could cost you thousands of pounds to outfit your kitchen or laundry room. Which leads some people to look at renting these items instead of buying them outright.

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How to save money on food

Grocery shopping is one of the largest weekly expenses for most households in the UK. With the current economic crisis, food prices are rising at the fastest rate in eight years. In today’s blog post, we share our top tips for saving money on your weekly food bill in the UK. Follow these tips and tricks to save money on food and cut back on waste.

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How to save money for a holiday

The weather is heating up, and the holiday season is almost upon us. Everyone needs a holiday from time to time to relax and recharge. But between flights, hotels and travel insurance, the cost of going on holiday can quickly exceed your budget. Start saving money for your dream destination today and put your money worries aside. Whether you are booking a dream holiday or weekend minibreak, there is almost always a way to save some extra cash. Check out these tips and tricks to save money for your next holiday, and stay on budget while you’re away.

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Money, People and Financial Wellbeing

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week, and if there’s one thing that causes stress – it’s money. Over 1.5 million Brits have spiralling debt and mental health problems, according to the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute. Financial and mental health are inextricably interlinked. You are likely to feel low or anxious when you have money issues. And when you are struggling with your mental health, money management is one of the first things to go.

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