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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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Jan 15, 2018

New to self-assessment? Why you should start your tax return this week

There are less than three weeks to submit your tax return but if you’re new to self-asse...
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Jan 10, 2018

Your ISA mix: how many can you open and hold?

You may be familiar with the £20,000 annual ISA allowance, but there are now a range of I...
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Jan 10, 2018

Open Banking: what it means for you

Whether it’s through online banking, contactless card use or being able to track our spe...
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Jan 08, 2018

Why you should keep hold of your payslips

Many people fail to understand the importance of holding on to payslips. We explain why yo...

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Jan 05, 2018

Your essential guide to 2018 tax allowances

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Jan 04, 2018

Three-year Pensioner Bonds mature soon: your savings options now

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Dec 15, 2017

Savers: how to maximise your returns in the year ahead

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Dec 14, 2017

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

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Nov 30, 2017

‘Is it still worth saving money in a cash ISA?’

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Nov 28, 2017

Five ways to (legitimately) avoid paying tax on your income and savings

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Nov 27, 2017

60 second read…flexible term savings

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Nov 23, 2017

Married couples set to claim £900 tax break

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Nov 16, 2017

Employment Tribunal fee refund scheme opens: how to claim

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Nov 02, 2017

Revealed: the fastest and slowest banks to pass on the rate hike

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Oct 31, 2017

How would higher interest rates affect you?

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Oct 25, 2017

Three-year Pensioner Bond holder? Why it matters when you opened it

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Oct 18, 2017

‘I opened a 5% regular saver account but the interest earned is much less – why?’

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Sep 25, 2017

Dealing with probate: which banks make it harder than others?

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Sep 15, 2017

VIDEO: 10 years on from the financial crisis – what have we learned?

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Sep 12, 2017

The savings accounts that can beat 2.9% inflation

News

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Feb 21, 2018

Lloyds invests to keep pace with changing consumers

Lloyds Bank said it will invest £3bn in new technology and staff to adapt to changing con...
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Feb 14, 2018

BLOG: Love and money are uneasy partners

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Feb 13, 2018

Inflation levels out at 3% for January

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Feb 08, 2018

RateSetter launches ISA paying up to 6%

Peer-to-peer lending platform RateSetter has launched an Innovative Finance ISA offering i...
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Feb 08, 2018

Bank of England warns interest rates set to rise sooner and faster

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Feb 08, 2018

Millennials: the financially responsible generation?

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A guide to switching energy provider

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

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...

Investing your money

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

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