MONEY saving is simple to Hayley Martin and her husband Pete. Their frugal lifestyle and bill cutting hacks have allowed them to retire early and live mortgage free at just 50 and 55. “Everything we do to save cash is just common sense stuff,” Hayley told The Sun. “It looks like a tough kind of lifestyle but it has given us financial security for the future. “Not having to worry about money has also helped with our mental health and wellbeing – something you can’t put a price on.” We spoke to Hayley, who is a retired carer for children with autism, about her money saving tips as part of our Fix Your Finances series. Here we explain how she saved over £7,000 cutting bills to help you chop yours down too. Car swap - Saving: £4,959 a year The couple swapped their Kia Sedona which cost £5,565 a year for a Smart Fortwo, saving themselves a massive £4,959 a year. The savings were calculated by adding up their insurance, road tax, fuel and garage costs. Hayley says: “Our SmartCar looks a bit funny but we don’t care because we couldn’t believe how much cheaper it is to run. The savings are… Read full this story
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