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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

Contactless limit is rising: how to protect your money

The contactless spend limit is increasing to £100 on Friday, from £45.

How to maintain your lockdown savings habits

Over the past 18 months we’ve seen countless holidays cancelled, weddings post...

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...

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

Santander, Lloyds and TSB ‘have the most unreliable online banking’

The three high street banks were identified as having the least reliable online ...

Amazon scraps Visa ban at last minute

According to reports on social media, Amazon is emailing customers to tell them ...

Government urged to revisit Lifetime ISA withdrawal penalty charge

HMRC reclaimed £34m in Lifetime ISA (LISA) withdrawal charges in the 2020/21 ta...

The savings accounts paying the most interest

Savings rates have increased over the past month, so it’s the ideal time to mo...

Online banking security flaws exposed

Flaws in online banking security systems could leave customers exposed to fraud,...

Royal Mint unveils commemorative coins for The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

The coin collection includes a unique commemorative design featuring The Queen o...

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