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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

‘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...

Santander current account shake-up: Act now

From tomorrow, Santander will double the monthly fee on the 123 Lite current acc...

BLOG: The importance of teaching children about money

This age-old adage tells us that we must be careful with our money, it’s not u...

The cash savings prize draw alternatives to NS&I’s Premium Bonds

For Brits looking for a buzz on their savings, prize draws give savers the chanc...

‘I’m furloughed and I’ve been overpaid. Do I need to pay the money back?’

As payroll departments navigate the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Sch...

News

Personal allowance set to rise 0.5% next year

The personal allowance will rise in line with inflation from next year, the gove...

Marcus slashes savings rate again

Marcus will cut the rate on its easy access savings accounts to 0.5% - just a mo...

Banknotes are ‘low risk’ for coronavirus transmission

A study by the Bank of England found that Covid-19 doesn’t survive on banknote...

NS&I rate cuts take effect from today

National Savings & Investments has slashed the interest rates it pays on a r...

HSBC and First Direct slash Regular Saver rate from 2.75% to 1%

HSBC and First Direct have today dropped the interest rate offered on their Regu...

Link and PayPoint offer free cash withdrawals from retailers’ tills

The trial of purchase-free fee-free cashback at local convenience stores is part...

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