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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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May 24, 2017

In the new world, savers must act fast or risk disappointment

One unintended consequence of the depressed savings market is savers are now savvier. They...
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Apr 24, 2017

Behavioural scientist: why we bury our heads in the sand when it comes to money

Behavioural scientist Nathalie Spencer explains why we are often reluctant to change the w...
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Apr 06, 2017

Five changes coming in today that will save you money

It's the first day of the new tax year, which means a raft of changes come into force toda...
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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

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Mar 13, 2017

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

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Mar 02, 2017

ISAs: everything you need to know for 2017

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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

News

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May 25, 2017

New app enables Brits to open bank accounts abroad

A new banking app enabling customers to have current accounts in multiple European countri...
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May 24, 2017

Missed out on Ford’s 4% savings deals? The top-paying alternatives

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May 24, 2017

Current account customers switching to TSB could bag £300

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May 24, 2017

Ford Money closes 4% savings accounts to new applicants two days after launch

Savers looking to open the market-leading Ford Money regular saver accounts paying 4% have...
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May 22, 2017

Ford Money launches savings accounts paying 4%

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May 19, 2017

Why getting on the electoral roll is not all about voting powers

After an award-winning health insurance provider?

Winner of best online health care provider in the YourMoney.com Awards 2015

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...

A guide to switching energy provider

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

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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