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Budget Busters – enterprising students saving you money

Thrifty Pages was contacted by Lorna Ryan who is part of a mini company group  called Budget Busters in The Ursuline Secondary School Thurles. They have developed an app that could save you money 🙂 The app is free to download on the Google Play Store  – it lists deals available nationwide. They...

GiveOrGet.ie – get household goods for free

www.giveorget.ie is an eco and budget friendly website which allows users with stuff to give away and those looking for good quality pre-loved household goods to find each other. Items on offer vary from household furnishings – curtains, carpets, couches etc – to childrens’ toys, garden...

Some last minute money saving tips for Christmas…

If you haven’t already spent all your money, maybe the Christmas money saving tip roundup below will help you keep a few bob 🙂 Christmas saving tips from the National Consumer Agency: http://www.nca.ie/nca/christmassavingstips Energy Saving Tips – Christmas 2011 from Cork County Council...

Time to start planning those budgets! A personal budgeting round up…

After a brief hiatus due to work commitments – a budgeting round up to help you get thrifty 🙂 The National Consumer Agency (NCA) has a new spending calculator which shows you how much you are spending on everyday items such as lunches, papers, magazines and cigarettes and it shows you how much you...

Special Offers and Deals 03-08-2011

Welcome to our special offers listings. Irish Grocery Store Special Offers Ebay.ie Bargains Overstock.com Brand Names at Discount Prices Woodies DIY Special Offers Argos.ie Special Offers CityDeals.ie listings Ebookers Top Flight Deals DirectHoliday.ie Deals Pixmania.ie Deals on Cameras and MP3...

Simple ways to save on your grocery bill

The National Consumer Agency has just published their latest grocery survey and it makes for interesting reading. The NCA compared prices across a basket of 92 commonly purchased products in Dunnes Stores, Tesco, Superquinn and SuperValu. They found the following:     Tesco and Dunnes Stores cost most or...

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