Families are under increasing financial pressure as the costs of living continue to rise.
Tomorrow could see one Midlands household crowned Britain's most money savvy family in a national competition. They shared some of their recession-busting tips with Callum Watkinson.
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David Cameron has reaffirmed his commitment to the free school programme as 18 new projects were given the go ahead.