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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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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’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...

Furloughed Brits may pay too much tax while self-employed can defer to 2021

The introduction of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and the Self-employment...

BLOG: Don’t cash in your Lifetime ISA even though penalties have been slashed

Struggling savers will temporarily incur a lower penalty charge for dipping into...

Current account users will lose interest and face fees if they don’t meet monthly funding rules

People could be hit with unexpected fees or miss out on interest if they fail to...

First Universal Credit payments due since UK lockdown: how much will you get?

The first Universal Credit payments are expected around 22 April for those who a...

How to write your will in lockdown

With the government extending the coronavirus lockdown for another three weeks a...

News

Payments to HMRC by business debit card will attract fee

Payments to HM Revenue and Customs using a business debit card will attract a fe...

BAME workers suffer biggest financial hit from Covid-19

Workers from black and ethnic minority groups are more likely to suffer financia...

Have you won £1m in July’s Premium Bonds draw?

A man from Tyne and Wear and a woman from Surrey have become the latest winners ...

Confirmation of Payee rules kick in

The UK’s largest banking groups have introduced new security checks for all cu...

Worst six months for savers in more than a decade

Relentless rate cuts mean the first half of 2020 has seen the interest paid on v...

Wirecard UK unlocks customers’ cash

Customers of Pockit, Anna Money, Dozens, Fair FX and other prepaid card provider...

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