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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.

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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...

Private school fees soar: tips to cover the costs

Private school fees rose by 3.7% last year, almost double the rate of inflation ...

Five ways to save money abroad this Easter

If you’re off on holiday this Easter, there are plenty of ways to save money w...

Understanding

What is the difference between advice and guidance?

Do you need to seek professional advice to help with your financial decisions? O...

Spending abroad: should you use a debit, credit or prepaid card?

If you’re going abroad and you don’t want to carry cash, you have three opti...

Warning: why the value of your savings is probably going down not up

You may sleep better at night knowing you’ve got some money tucked away in a s...

Ten ISA myths exposed

'I should wait until after Brexit'. 'I'm too old'. 'I don't need to protect my s...

ISAs: your back-to-basics guide for 2018/19

Here’s everything you need to know to make the most of your unused ISA allowan...

BLOG: Scams can happen in minutes – as one of our readers discovered

This week, I was happy to help one of our readers get all her money back after s...

News

Banks fail to agree on fraud refunds

Pay.UK calls for “no blame” fraud reimbursement – but has found a lack of ...

Natwest and RBS scrapping cashback on bills

Reward account customers currently earn 2 per cent cashback on household bills ...

Hundreds of communities struggling to access cash, warns Which?

Analysis from Which? has identified 259 communities across the UK that have poor...

HSBC launches Balance After Bills to help customers budget

HSBC launches Balance After Bills to help customers budget

Inflation-beating returns may not be here for long

Moneyfacts is urging savers to lock into fixed rate bonds in a bid to beat infla...

Starling Bank hits one million accounts

Challenger bank Starling has hit the one million account mark, the company has c...

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