60 percent of web users have saved money as a result of being online, with a third saving over £100.  (Source: UK Online Centres)

Shop around for the cheapest deal using price comparison sites like Froogle

Use auction sites like eBay to bid for low cost bargains, or to sell off unwanted items of your own

Save money on your utility bills by switching to an online tariff. Price comparison website found customers paying their bills quarterly by cash or cheque could save up to £250 per year by switching to the best value online deals and paying monthly by direct debit.

Make free phone calls using your computer and a Voice Over Internet Protocol service like Skype or GoogleTalk