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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

How to have the ‘savings talk’ with your children

Five top tips for parents who want their kids to be good with money from an earl...

The ‘lazy’ ways to make and save money

If you value your time over the effort needed to save a few quid, these websites...

Embarrassed by the thought of haggling? Top tips to bag a bargain

When it comes to haggling, embarrassment is often the main barrier which prevent...

Peer-to-peer lending could net you 7%: five tips to get started

Millions of savers have suffered because of low interest rates. One alternative ...

Married? HMRC wants to give you a £400 tax break

More than two million married couples eligible for a tax perk aren’t claiming ...

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...

Understanding

In the new world, savers must act fast or risk disappointment

One unintended consequence of the depressed savings market is savers are now sav...

Behavioural scientist: why we bury our heads in the sand when it comes to money

Behavioural scientist Nathalie Spencer explains why we are often reluctant to ch...

Five changes coming in today that will save you money

It's the first day of the new tax year, which means a raft of changes come into ...

Top 10 tips for a healthy financial future

Becoming wealthy doesn’t require buying a winning lottery ticket or figuring o...

Five reasons to hold cash despite rising inflation

UK inflation has hit a three and half year high, which is bad news for savers. B...

Missed out on Atom’s 2% one-year bond? Your options now

If you missed out on Atom Bank’s market-leading one-year fixed rate bond payin...

News

New app enables Brits to open bank accounts abroad

A new banking app enabling customers to have current accounts in multiple Europe...

Missed out on Ford’s 4% savings deals? The top-paying alternatives

Ford Money has closed both regular savings accounts offering headline-grabbing r...

Current account customers switching to TSB could bag £300

New TSB current account customers can net nearly £300 in cashback and switching...

Ford Money closes 4% savings accounts to new applicants two days after launch

Savers looking to open the market-leading Ford Money regular saver accounts payi...

Ford Money launches savings accounts paying 4%

Ford Money has today launched two savings products, both paying 4% AER, thrashin...

Why getting on the electoral roll is not all about voting powers

With just three days to register to vote for next month’s UK General Election,...

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