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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.

Dec 18, 2017

Redundancy from an investment perspective

Sadly, Christmas coincides with companies doing their end of year accounts. If it hasn't b...
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...
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...
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 19, 2014

How to beat rail fare rises

Aug 07, 2014

How to help your teen prepare for their gap year

Aug 06, 2014

Tips on saving for school fees as costs soar

Aug 05, 2014

Get your finances in shape for summer: 7 top tips

Jul 25, 2014

Saving money over the summer holidays

Jun 19, 2014

How to get your kids on the budgeting bandwagon

May 22, 2014

How to build and manage your charitable portfolio

May 02, 2014

How to fix your finances over the long weekend

Apr 29, 2014

Paying by mobile phone: A guide to the new Paym system

Apr 18, 2014

Ten top tips for a cheaper divorce

Feb 13, 2014

Cheap ways to entertain the kids this half term

Aug 28, 2013

How to get cheaper tuition for your child

Jun 17, 2013

Top apps and websites to get kids managing their money

Jun 14, 2013

The return of the Avon lady: how you can become a direct seller…

May 15, 2013

Birthdays on the breadline: throw a kid’s party without breaking the bank

Apr 12, 2013

Four ways to save money on prescriptions


Mar 22, 2018

Bank of England holds base rate but two members vote for rise

The Bank of England held the base rate at 0.5% in March, but two of the nine Monetary Poli...
Mar 21, 2018

Wages still not keeping pace with inflation but employment at record high

Mar 20, 2018

Cash ISA providers hike rates ahead of tax year end

Mar 20, 2018

Welcome drop in inflation as Brexit impact fades

Inflation dropped by more than expected in February as the fall in sterling in the wake of...
Mar 15, 2018

Brits struggle with financial literacy

Mar 14, 2018

MP seeks answers from Financial Ombudsman following damning claims

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A guide to switching energy provider

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Which ISA is right for you? A round up of the six products available in 2017

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...

What will happen if rates change

How your finances will be impacted by a rise in interest rates.

Regular Savings Calculator

Small regular contributions can build up nicely over time.

Online Savings Calculator

Work out how your online savings can build over time.

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

Ahead of your summer holiday, it’s important to make sure you have the right level of travel cover or you co...

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