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A penny saved is a penny earned, as the old saying goes. Learn how to make your money go further and prepare yourself for a rainy day with these easy-to-follow tips.

How to

Top money saving tips for students from students

Essential money saving advice for anyone about to start uni - straight from the ...

The essential money-saving guide for your 2018 holiday

Planning a trip away can be stressful, time-consuming and expensive but these ar...

Redundancy from an investment perspective

Sadly, Christmas coincides with companies doing their end of year accounts. If i...

Five ways to boost your bank balance at Christmas

From switching gadgets off stand-by, to turning your thermostat down by just one...

Six quick and safe alternatives to sending Christmas cash in the post

Millions of pounds of Christmas money is lost every year whether it goes missing...

How to pay for private school fees

News that private school fees have risen by more than a fifth in five years whil...

Understanding

Savers warned to check ‘easy access account’ terms carefully

Easy access accounts are back on savers’ radar because of their perceived flex...

Purchases abroad: why you should never pay in pounds

Many shops and restaurants abroad let you choose between paying in the local cur...

Student bank accounts: top picks

The summer holidays may have just begun, but a host of banks have launched their...

Three ways to make the most of your work bonus

A dream holiday, new car or simply paying down your mortgage…if you’re fortu...

A million married couples still missing out on tax break worth £100s

A million married couples and civil partners eligible for the Marriage Allowance...

Virgin launches savings account offering air miles instead of interest

Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Money have launched a Flying Club Savings Account whe...

News

Prepaid cards: the fees that eat into your travel money savings

Holidaymakers are often urged to take out a prepaid card for their overseas spen...

The inflation-beating savings accounts

Savers will have to tie up their money for at least four years to get a rate tha...

The top paying jobs that don’t require a degree

Nervous students opening their A-Level results tomorrow need not panic if they d...

Banks must now display customer service ratings

Banks will now have to publish customer satisfaction ratings on their website as...

Tax warning for Brits with holiday homes or overseas bank accounts

UK taxpayers with overseas tax liabilities have just a few weeks left to disclos...

Pound dives against dollar and euro: top travel money tips

The pound hit an 11-month low against the dollar this week and it also fell agai...

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