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Learn all you need to know about banking and saving here. We'll go in-depth to help you understand where your money goes and how to be financially free, come what may - even a rainy day.

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Mar 28, 2017

Top 10 tips for a healthy financial future

Becoming wealthy doesn’t require buying a winning lottery ticket or figuring out which t...
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Mar 27, 2017

Five reasons to hold cash despite rising inflation

UK inflation has hit a three and half year high, which is bad news for savers. But there a...
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Mar 13, 2017

Missed out on Atom's 2% one-year bond? Your options now

If you missed out on Atom Bank’s market-leading one-year fixed rate bond paying 2%, here...
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Mar 02, 2017

ISAs: everything you need to know for 2017

Here’s everything you need to know to make the most of your unused ISA allowance ahead o...

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Feb 15, 2017

Am I too ‘poor’ to get financial advice?

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Feb 15, 2017

BLOG: How to make the savings bug last longer than a month

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Feb 08, 2017

An adviser’s view on peer-to-peer lending

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Jan 10, 2017

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

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Dec 21, 2016

Six quick and safe alternatives to sending Christmas cash in the post

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Nov 14, 2016

Why you should hold some cash despite the return of inflation

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Nov 10, 2016

BLOG: Don't let the Bank of Mum and Dad go bust

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Oct 26, 2016

The money questions everyone's asking

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Oct 17, 2016

'Should I entrust foreign banks with my savings?'

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Sep 16, 2016

Lifetime ISA: the pros and cons

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Jun 29, 2016

‘Should I set up a trust for my children?’

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Apr 18, 2016

Three common inheritance tax myths debunked

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Apr 05, 2016

New tax year, new start: 10 changes coming into force on 6 April

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Mar 30, 2016

VIDEO: A one minute guide to the Innovative Finance ISA

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Mar 29, 2016

ISAs: your back-to-basics guide for 2016

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Mar 16, 2016

All you need to know about the Lifetime ISA

News

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Mar 30, 2017

London ATMs gobble up £18m of your cash in fees

Londoners pay £18m a year in ATM fees to access their own money, a report reveals.
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Mar 28, 2017

Top 10 tips for a healthy financial future

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Mar 27, 2017

Five reasons to hold cash despite rising inflation

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Mar 22, 2017

Cheque clearing to go from six to one weekday

The time it takes for a cheque to be processed will fall from six weekdays to the next wee...
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Mar 21, 2017

Inflation leaps to 2.3% as real pay shrinks

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Mar 20, 2017

Savers faced with losing ISA allowance or settling for lower rate

After an award-winning health insurance provider?

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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...

A guide to switching energy provider

All you need to know about switching from one energy supplier to another.

Guide to valuations and surveys

Do you need a vanilla valuation or a survey with a fringe on top? Martyn Stones explains the different types o...

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...

Investing your money

Alliance Trust Plc gives you smart insight into how to invest your money

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