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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

12 simple ways to improve your financial situation

The year is flying by already – it’s time to start making the most of it. He...

Inflation is the silent enemy of savers: here’s a plan to beat it

Cash savings are being eroded by rising inflation but they still have a place in...

Top money saving tips for students from students

Essential money saving advice for anyone about to start uni - straight from the ...

The essential money-saving guide for your 2018 holiday

Planning a trip away can be stressful, time-consuming and expensive but these ar...

Redundancy from an investment perspective

Sadly, Christmas coincides with companies doing their end of year accounts. If i...

Five ways to boost your bank balance at Christmas

From switching gadgets off stand-by, to turning your thermostat down by just one...

Understanding

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...

New to self-assessment? Why you should start your tax return today

There are less than three weeks to submit your tax return but if you’re new to...

The key dates for your finances in 2019

With so much Brexit-related uncertainty, it won’t be easy to plan entirely for...

Why it can pay to save with app-only banks

New app-only banks have made everyday banking slicker, but some have taken it a ...

News

Nationwide rewards loyalty with new Isa

Nationwide has launched a new Isa product, designed to reward existing customers...

Time to end confusing and costly overdraft charges

Alastair Douglas, chief executive of credit report provider TotallyMoney, explai...

Cash ISA savers miss out on £41,000 each over 20 years

UK savers have missed out on around £41,000 each in potential returns by sticki...

FCA: debt management firms must treat vulnerable customers better

Two thirds of debt management firms need to improve the way they treat vulnerabl...

Fresh competition for high street banks as RCI secures licence

French bank RCI has secured a UK banking licence, meaning customers’ deposits ...

Top takeaways from the Spring Statement 2019

Here's everything you need to know from chancellor Philip Hammond's Spring State...

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