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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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Jan 10, 2017

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 is peer-to...
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Jan 06, 2017

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

More than two million married couples eligible for a tax perk aren’t claiming it. Here...
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Dec 21, 2016

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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Nov 01, 2016

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

The junior ISA, a type of children's savings account, celebrates its fifth birthday today....

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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

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Mar 30, 2016

Three reasons to set up a pension for your child

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Feb 08, 2016

Sheltering your savings from the taxman: ISA or pension?

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Jan 05, 2016

Financial tips for dealing with divorce

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Dec 16, 2015

Five ways to boost your bank balance at Christmas

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Dec 07, 2015

Dragons' Den star Sarah Willingham's Christmas saving tips

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Dec 03, 2015

BLOG: How to plug the savings gap

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Oct 30, 2015

Top tips for dealing with financial stress

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Oct 22, 2015

The many ways of understanding your finances

News

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Jan 17, 2017

Misery for savers as inflation rises sharply to 1.6%

UK inflation rose sharply to 1.6% in December, up from 1.2% in November, on the back of ri...
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Jan 16, 2017

Where does your bank rank in the performance tables?

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Jan 16, 2017

Some good news for savers as signs of a rate war emerge

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Jan 11, 2017

Appetite for robo-advice grows but Brits still rely on high street branches

Consumers are more prepared to use robo-advice for banking services but with monthly branc...
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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 10, 2017

Are you throwing money down the drain? Check your bank statement to save £100s

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Five fund tips for a 0.25% interest rate environment

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