LONDON, February 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
- Helpful hints cover typical household costs such as energy and travel
- Shareable infographic illustrates how making simple changes can bring about notable savings
- Financial services company MYJAR keeps things simple with easy-to-understand loan
With many Britons reviewing their finances for the New Year, MYJAR has unveiled a brand new infographic offering helpful tips on how making a few simple spending changes can result in significant savings.
Easily digested and perfect for sharing on social media and embedding within blog platforms, this fun piece of visual content focuses on a number of key areas of typical day-to-day spending, including energy, food, travel and electronics.
Did you know, for example, that households can waste up to £86* per year leaving appliances on standby mode? Or that numerous studies have shown going to the supermarket while feeling hungry can increase how much you spend on food?
From choosing groceries according to seasonality to cutting back on unnecessary landlines and printing, there's plenty the nation can be doing to keep their finances on track this year.
Commenting on the launch of the infographic, MYJAR CEO Gareth Gumbley said: "As a responsible lender, we like to keep things as simple as possible in everything we do. And although there are some things in life we can't plan for, there are simple things we can all do to make our money go as far as possible - starting with keeping a close eye on the day-to-day costs we all face."
See MYJAR.com's dedicated blog for more money saving tips and news.
MYJAR is a new kind of financial services company, designed for today's customers. We help people manage their finances by lending small amounts responsibly. At MYJAR we only lend you money if you have a predictable and regular source of income, and will never encourage you to borrow more than you can afford to repay. We will always carry out thorough checks including with a credit agency to support our responsible lending decisions.
For more information on MYJAR please contact:
* Source: DEFRA, Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and the Energy Saving Trust, 'Powering the Nation' Report, 2012