Most people understand that house prices in London are higher than the rest of the country. However, it’s still possible to live here even if you’re not making millions every year. You just need to find a job that covers the rent and your council tax bills. You can then use some of the ideas from this article to reduce spending as much as possible.

Get your shopping from markets

There are lots of food markets in different places around the capital every week. It’s possible to save a fortune if you buy your goods at those events instead of visiting the local supermarkets. Search online for a list of the best markets and check them out as soon as you can!

Haggle over everything you buy

There is an infographic below that offers some tips on the best haggling techniques for people who don’t use the strategy right now. Learn from the information, and implement some of the advice every time you reach into your bag to grab your purse.

Start a cooperative group and share

Lots of other people also struggle when they live in London, and so it’s possible that you could start a cooperative group and share the essentials you need. You can achieve anything when you put your mind to it, and people power is always the best way forward.

Now you know how to live in the capital when you’re not a millionaire; you can start to improve your quality of life. Don’t forget to take a look at the infographic!

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