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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: 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 ...

BLOG: How to protect your savings from fraudsters

During the Covid-19 national lockdown, criminals moved fast to use this unique s...

News

New digital bank ‘Monument’ to launch

Monument will focus on ‘mass affluent’ clients such as professionals, proper...

Government urged to respond to Lifetime ISA petition

More than 16,500 people have signed a petition calling for the Lifetime ISA (LIS...

YBS launches best buy regular savings account

Yorkshire Building Society’s Loyalty Regular Saver pays interest of 3.5%, with...

TSB launches £3-a-month premium current account

Spend & Save Plus costs £36 a year but customers can earn £5 cashback each...

Transferwise re-brands as ‘Wise’

Digital challenger and money transfer service Transferwise has changed its name ...

Lockdown savers put away an average of £1,085

The habit of putting money away regularly might be one of the few good things to...

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