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Thrifty Living: Teach Yourself

Thrifty Living: Teach Yourself (Paperback)

By Phillips, Barty

This guide to life on a budget gives all readers straightforward, practical information to help them cut costs, save - and even make - money in every area of life and for every level of commitment and interest

ISBN 9781444101140
Barcode 9781444101140
Published 1 June 2010 by John Murray Press
Format Paperback
Series Teach Yourself - General
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ISBN-13 9781444101140
ISBN-10 1444101145
Stock Out of stock
Status Not currently available
Publisher John Murray Press
Imprint Teach Yourself
Publication Date 1 June 2010
International Publication Date 26 March 2010
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Phillips, Barty
Series Teach Yourself - General
Category Personal Finance
Number of Pages 304
Dimensions Width: 130mm
Height: 199mm
Spine: 19mm
Weight 292g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Money & Consumer Issues
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 332.024
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

* Your ultimate guide to a cheaper, happier life, saving money everywhere from credit card bills to transport costs * Goes back to basics, with lots of advice on cleaning your home the old-fashioned way, growing your own vegetables and similar * A light-hearted approach that conceals plenty of practical tips and straightforward advice * You can either work through the book, or dip in and out at leisure [Teach Yourself] Thrifty Living is a comprehensive but flexible guide to how to cut the costs of everyday living, how to save money, and even how to make a few extra pounds. It will allow you to make as many or as few changes as you want to cut back on spending, whether you just want to save a little money or whether you are on an impossibly tight budget. The structure and style of the book is equally flexible, allowing you to either work through step-by-step or to dip in and out of relevant sections when necessary. It covers all areas of spending, from banks and bills to shopping, and offers extra help for non-financial economies, including recycling, cooking and cleaning on a budget. With advice on cutting travel costs, and plenty of tips for cheap days out and sustainable, low-cost things to do, this is the ultimate guide to living a cheap but fulfilling life. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of thrifty living. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review A wealth of tips and information about making your money go further, reducing bills and making a bit of extra cash. -- - Woman Alive This is the ultimate guide to living a cheap but fulfilling life. -- - FinanceDaily Barty Phillips' book takes you through her favourite tips to streamline your day-to-day spending' -- - Daily Mirror 20080112
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 4 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Barty Phillips is an author, journalist, lecturer and radio and TV broadcaster. She is the former Home Correspondent of the Observer and gardening columnist for the Sunday Telegraph, and the author of numerous home and leisure books.

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