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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

Contactless limit is rising: how to protect your money

The contactless spend limit is increasing to £100 on Friday, from £45.

How to maintain your lockdown savings habits

Over the past 18 months we’ve seen countless holidays cancelled, weddings post...

Use the lockdown to teach your kids the value of money – here’s how

If you have school-age children at home, you’re probably feeling overwhelmed b...

How to beat the ‘onslaught’ of savings rate cuts

It’s a disappointing end to a tough year for savers as providers continue to p...

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A recent study found that British couples find it difficult to discuss spending,...

Five everyday habits putting our money at risk

Keeping our bank accounts safe from criminals and hackers is often at the forefr...

Understanding

Basic rate taxpayers effectively paying 23.5% to the government

The freeze in income tax thresholds mean middle earners are set to pay the equiv...

Thursday’s Autumn Statement: 10 freezes and tax rises you should brace for now

On 17 November, Jeremy Hunt will be looking to reverse the damage done by his pr...

‘Grab fixed savings deals now’ as interest rates will FALL say experts

Savings rates have been on the rise in the last few months, but experts believe ...

Experts predict next Thursday’s Bank of England base rate rise

A lot has happened in the month since the last interest rate decision by the Ban...

Dividends for generations to come: A beginner’s guide to ethical savings

It is fair to say the world is overhauling the idea of ‘business as usual’ t...

Confused over monthly or annual savings interest? Here’s what you need to know

If you're looking to open a cash savings account, you may be asked whether you w...

News

The five online savings myths that are costing you over £600 a year

By not using online savings accounts and relying on big-name high street banks, ...

Challenger bank Kroo launches market-leading current account offering 2%

Digital bank Kroo has today launched its new current account offering customers ...

New easy access best buy saver pays market-leading 2.85% 

Coventry Building Society has jumped to the top of the easy access savings accou...

Who is paying the best current ISA rates?

Savers are now looking at higher interest rates, though still much lower than in...

Two new Premium Bonds millionaires in Scotland and Wandsworth

In the final prize draw this year, the £1m Premium Bonds jackpots are going to ...

How to get 5% interest without tying up your savings for years

You don't have to lock your money away to get an above-average return on your sa...

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