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7 Amazing Things You Can Buy With £50

| April 30, 2014

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Let’s face it, £50 is a lot of money– but it can still be quite easy to spend £50 without really thinking about it. So let’s say you’ve just received your £50 referral fee for recommending a friend to WritePass – what now? Well there are a lot of awesome things you can get for £50 or less that will really make the most of your hard-earned cash!

1. Get fit and save money

There are plenty of places that sell good value second hand bicycles for as little as £50; and with the Summer on the horizon, getting on your bike can be a smart way to save money from bus and taxi fares and a great way to get some exercise into your daily routine. Places like Preownedcycles And gumtree are good places to have a look.

2. Bring Your Phone Back from the Dead!

We’ve all done it – dropped our phone into some water? But, now, all is not lost – with Reviveaphone you can bring your water-damaged phone back to life in just 24 hours. It removes the mineral deposits that short-circuit your phone and saves you money from having to buy an expensive new mobile!

3. Go Bargain Hunting

You will be amazed how far £50 will stretch if you are careful with what you purchase and where you look to find it. Websites like eBay and http://www.preloved.co.uk/ have loads of great stuff on for much lower prices – from instruments to furniture, it never hurt to take a look!

4. Be Safe

When laptops and computers break, they can be notorious for losing precious information. For £50 you can buy a decent flash drive or external hard drive that you can back up all your important files on and keep safe should you ever need them.

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5. Entertain Yourself

With £50 you can get a few months’ Spotify or an 11 months Netflix subscription; currently its £5.99 a month with a free first month, so you can cash in on the subscription and catch-up on all the great TV shows and movies that you’ve missed out on. Also, it’s much cheaper than buying the DVD box set!

6. Save money on Travel

With your £50 you could buy an 18-25 railcard or one of the other types of railcards available. The 18-25 rail card costs £30 for a year but get you 30% discount off all national rail journeys, meaning that if you regularly travel you can save a lot of money!

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7. Save it for a rainy day

As tempting as it might be to go out and spend the £50 on all of these cool things, it might be a good idea to actually put the money away for a time in the future when you really need it. It never hurts to have some emergency cash to hand – so you might be thanking yourself in the future for putting the £50 into a savers account today.

So there you have plenty of good ideas of how to put your £50 referral fee to good use; so why not recommend a friend to WritePass and start making the most of your £50 today!

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