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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

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...

VIDEO: Money tips for couples

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...

The ultimate holiday money-saving guide for 2019

Planning a trip away can be stressful, time-consuming and expensive so here are ...

Five ways to teach your kids the value of money

Today kicks off My Money Week, a national initiative aimed at teaching school-ag...

Understanding

BLOG: What will further increases in inflation mean for household finances?

The combined impact of low interest rates and increased inflation has the potent...

BLOG: International Day of Education – The ‘four pots’ technique for children

It is safe to say that last year was a time that surprised us all and one we wer...

The experts’ guide to sorting out your personal finances in 2021

From opting to ‘low spend’ months to imposing your own ‘cooling-off period...

A guide to saving in 2021

Savers have been at the receiving end of rate cuts and product culls in 2020. Bu...

Higher tax bracket after redundancy pay? The domino effect on other allowances

If you’re facing unemployment or have been given details of your redundancy pa...

‘I’ve been taxed on redundancy pay despite it being under the £30k limit. Why?’

Employees are likely to face redundancy in the coming months as the coronavirus ...

News

Retailers sign up to Which? cash acceptance pledge

Retailers including Aldi, Asda, Co-op, John Lewis, Lloyds Pharmacy, and Waitrose...

Average household holds £4,353 in ‘excess’ savings

After a year of lockdowns, average savings have rocketed, but many savers may fa...

Government sells £1.1bn NatWest stake

The government has sold 580 million shares it holds in NatWest, at a price of 19...

Consumers suffer as pandemic hits competition

Key consumer markets became less competitive during the pandemic as customers sh...

Calls for new laws to tackle online scams

A coalition of organisations has urged the government to use the Online Safety B...

The savings accounts paying the most interest

It’s time to get your finances in better shape, and moving your cash savings t...

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