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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

Redundancy from an investment perspective

Sadly, Christmas coincides with companies doing their end of year accounts. If i...

Five ways to boost your bank balance at Christmas

From switching gadgets off stand-by, to turning your thermostat down by just one...

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...

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...

Understanding

VIDEO: How and why you need to consider your financial wellness

A number of popular ideas and trends start off in the States before making their...

Just how safe are contactless cards?

Contactless cards have soared in popularity but security is still a major concer...

Pick children’s account carefully to avoid ‘surprise’ tax bill

The best buy children's savings account pays 4.5%, but it may not be the best op...

Five top tips to make your kids money savvy

This week marks the tenth annual My Money Week, which aims to provide children w...

The pros and cons of joint bank accounts

Combining your money in one account may be convenient but there are downsides to...

Top 10 tips to get your finances in shape this summer

When it comes to money, it is easy to get so entangled in the jargon that you lo...

News

One million Child Trust Funds missing: how to find yours

Six million Child Trust Funds were set up for little ones in the early 2000s, bu...

Act fast: some top savings deals last just days

Just over a week ago, Atom Bank launched a market-leading one-year bond paying 2...

Clydesdale Group seals £1.7bn Virgin Money takeover

Virgin Money has agreed to a £1.7bn takeover by the owner of Clydesdale and Yor...

Debit cards more popular than cash for the first time

Debit cards have overtaken cash as the most frequently used payment method in th...

One-stop death notification service launches

Bereaved relatives will no longer need to repeat information about the death of ...

Nearly 3,000 bank branches close since 2015

Banks are closing branches at a steep rate of 60 a month, startling figures have...

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