Keep up your New Year’s Resolutions to be quids in with these handy tips

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ARE you sticking with those good intentions . . . or are you calling it quits?

Tomorrow is often dubbed “Quitter’s Day” — when we are most likely to throw in the towel on our New Year resolutions.

Today is often dubbed ‘Quitter’s Day’ — when we are most likely to throw in the towel on our New Year resolutions

If you made it this far, you have already saved so much.

These deals should keep you on track – and on budget.

Chocs away! We each spend an average of £325 on chocolate a year, which works out as £6.25 a week.

So if you have ditched the sweet stuff for January, you have saved £12.50 so far.

Instead of chomping bars, I am enjoying mugs of Options low-calorie hot chocolate, now half-price at Sainsbury’s for just £2.

Don’t bottle it. Doing Dry January has been especially tough this year.

Now, we apparently spend an average £6.22 on a bottle of wine.

So even a sensible “one bottle a week” drinker has already pocketed £12.44.

Stick with it and treat yourself instead to a bottle of Nosecco — alcohol-free prosecco — currently reduced from £3.50 a bottle at Asda to just £2.75.

Meat-freebies. More than half a million of us are doing a meat-free month to kick off the year.

According to veganuary.com, a no-meat shop should trim our trolley bill by 40 per cent.

The average main meal with meat or fish costs around £1.77 per person but meat-free is £1.06.

If you want to keep saving, Lidl’s Meatless Farm Co range is great value.

Get two burgers for just £1.99.

Put it out. The average price of 20 cigarettes is around £12.73.

So someone who smokes ten a day spends £6.37 every day — or a hefty £2,325.05 over the whole year.

So far you would have saved £89.18 by quitting for these past two weeks.

Come on, you can do it!

  • Prices here are correct at time of going to press. Deals and offers are subject to availability.

Deal of the day

The Flash Powermop starter kit and accessories bundle is now £30

GET spring cleaning with the Flash Powermop starter kit and accessories bundle, now £30 at wilko.com.

Was £40.

SAVE: £10

Cheap treat

Quavers have brought back salt and vinegar and prawn cocktail flavoured crisps

TWO axed flavours of Quavers have been revived.

Pick up packs in salt and vinegar or prawn cocktail from 85p. Yum!

Top swap

If you like the smell of Chloe Fleur de Parfum for £49.50 from johnlewis.com
Try the Artiscent Atelier EDP Women Spring Fleur from Superdrug for £9.99 as it’s very similar

IF you like the smell of the Chloe Fleur de Parfum, £49.50 (50ml) at johnlewis.com, you should try the Artiscent Atelier EDP Women Spring Fleur (50ml) from Superdrug.

 

SAVE: £39.51

Shop and save

ASDA has slashed prices on slow cookers, with some starting at just £8

ASDA has slashed prices on slow cookers, with some starting at just £8.

This is the perfect time to whip up your favourite casserole dish.

Hot right now

H&M has added more items to its “70 per cent off” sale section.

Go to hm.co.uk.

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