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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 pay for private school fees

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

How parents can help towards their child’s higher education costs

From school fees to university costs, how can parents help contribute to the cos...

10 of the best ways to make and save money on everyday tasks

Whether you’re saving for a holiday, or simply looking to put enough aside for...

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...

Understanding

Dealing with probate: which banks make it harder than others?

When it comes to dealing with a person’s estate on death, some financial organ...

VIDEO: 10 years on from the financial crisis – what have we learned?

It's a decade since the run on Northern Rock - the starting point of the global ...

The savings accounts that can beat 2.9% inflation

The August inflation rate climbed back to a high last seen in May, dealing anoth...

How to get the best return on your unused holiday money

It’s a common sight at airports across the world - British holidaymakers shuff...

Is it time to consider offshore savings?

Skipton International has launched a market-leading offshore bond. But what are ...

Why new ‘ring-fencing’ rules mean you may get a new bank account number

New banking rules will see around a million bank account holders sent new accoun...

News

Two million married couples miss out on £1.3bn tax break

More than £1.3bn of tax allowances remain unclaimed by married couples or those...

Topsy-turvy finance: mortgage rates below savings rates

For years, the message from financial planners has been to prioritise paying off...

Increased scrutiny fails to dent unarranged overdraft fees

In spite of growing criticism from consumer and regulatory bodies, unarranged ov...

Interest rates could rise to 0.75% in the next 12 months

The Base Rate could be raised twice over the next year from its lowly 0.25% stan...

UK parents should adopt US style ‘college fund’ for kids’ education

The US concept of the ‘college fund’ must become an essential part of financ...

Sterling climbs to its highest level since Brexit vote

The pound has climbed against the dollar and euro to levels not seen since the B...

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From cash to innovative finance to lifetime, here's our guide to the ISA products available to savers this yea...

Guide to buy-to-let tax changes

In late 2015, former Chancellor George Osborne announced a range of  tax measures aimed at landlords, which t...

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Five fund tips for a 0.25% interest rate environment

With interest rates stuck at a record low 0.25% and expectations rates could fall to close to zero, here are ...

Protecting family wealth: 10 tips for cutting inheritance tax

Inheritance tax - sometimes known as 'death tax' - can cause even more heartache for bereaved families. But th...

Travel insurance: Five tips to ensure a successful claim

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