Some Great Ideas on How to Beat the Current Recession
For individuals, families and couples the credit crunch has had a massive problem when it comes to everyday living. Not many people have managed to keep up their lifestyles and support themselves without feeling the slightest pinch in the last year and numerous businesses such as low budget supermarkets are in a selective group who have seen sales increase and profits boom.
If you are finding the recession hard to deal with then there are many aspects that you can change in your day-to-day life. Shopping at budget supermarkets or even purchasing supermarkets own branded products can see a significant decrease in weekly and monthly food bills, freeing up that extra bit of cash that can help towards other important things. If you shopping bill is £100 a week and you are feeding a family of 4 this can be cut to £70 if you take up this method, a saving of £30 a week and £360 a year.
Moving on to technology, sky TV can be as much as £200 a month which is a massive £480 a year of your hard earned money. Now ok, most people like this luxury and dread the thought of being stuck with the main set of TV channels. However why not try buying a freeview recorder for around £50? It’s a one off cost and you can receive over 200 extra channels including the likes of Dave, E4, BBC Three, BBC Four and a selection of the home shopping channels like bidTV and QVC. With the recorder you can also setup a timer to record your favourite programs to playback at a later date. Overall you are saving yourself around £430 a year, allowing you to watch and record a variety of channels and programs whilst putting aside that extra £35 you would be paying for Sky.
So let’s summarise, by making a couple of changes in your life by shopping at budget supermarkets and switching your Sky TV subscription service for a freeview recorder you can save a total of £155 a month and an incredible £1,860 a year!