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Learn how to make your money go further with our 'How To' section. From picking a current account to saving on childcare, this section has basic money-saving tips you need in your day-to-day life.

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Dec 18, 2017

Redundancy from an investment perspective

Sadly, Christmas coincides with companies doing their end of year accounts. If it hasn't b...
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Dec 15, 2017

Five ways to boost your bank balance at Christmas

From switching gadgets off stand-by, to turning your thermostat down by just one degree, s...
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Dec 14, 2017

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 in the po...
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Sep 04, 2017

How to pay for private school fees

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

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Aug 31, 2017

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

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Jul 24, 2017

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

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May 22, 2017

How to have the ‘savings talk’ with your children

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Feb 21, 2017

The ‘lazy’ ways to make and save money

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Jan 19, 2017

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

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Jan 10, 2017

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

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Jan 06, 2017

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

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Nov 01, 2016

Junior ISAs turn five: how to make the most money for your kids

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Sep 19, 2016

TV psychologist reveals how to educate your children about money

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Aug 24, 2016

Top free money saving apps for students

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Jun 28, 2016

Kids taking a gap year? Top money tips to help them on their way

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Jun 02, 2016

The seven ‘trigger’ points in life which mean you should review your will

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May 23, 2016

YourMoney.com Mailbag: What should I do with my financial windfall?

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May 10, 2016

A guide to choosing a children’s savings account

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Apr 21, 2016

Millions left unclaimed in dormant accounts: how to trace your money

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Apr 02, 2016

How to save money when using your mobile abroad

News

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Apr 19, 2018

PPI complaints soar 40% in just six months

Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) complaints rose to 1.55 million in the second half of 2...
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Apr 19, 2018

HSBC relaxes criteria for its premier account

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Apr 18, 2018

Finally, some savings accounts beat inflation

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Apr 18, 2018

Inflation eases back to 2.5% putting May rate rise in doubt

The UK rate of inflation fell back by more than expected in March, helping to reduce the f...
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Apr 17, 2018

One in two easy access accounts pay below the 0.5% Bank base rate

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Apr 17, 2018

Markets suggest 85% chance of May rate rise as wage growth accelerates

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