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Open thread: what are your best money-saving tips?

Now that we know what’s in Budget 2012, we want you to share your best cash-scrimping advice with’s readers…

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THE FULL DETAILS of Budget 2012 were revealed earlier this week in two parts and over two days involving ministers Brendan Howlin and Michael Noonan.

The measures announced include:

As people look for new ways to cut back on their spending and deal with the Budget 2012 measures, what are your best tips for saving money? Do you know of any great free entertainment, ways to make the family food budget stretch that bit further, companies or groups that help you make the most of the cent in your pocket?

Let us know in the comments below and we’ll compile an article tomorrow based on YOUR advice.

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