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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

The tax allowances to take advantage of this week

As the tax year draws to a close this Sunday, here are five things to do now to ...

Reprehensible coronavirus scams set to increase: how to stay safe

Unscrupulous fraudsters are using the Covid-19 pandemic to steal money from unsu...

Five questions to consider before opening a cash ISA

You have just a few weeks left to use up your annual ISA allowance before it’s...

Interest rates return to record lows: what it means for your money

The Bank of England has announced an emergency interest rate cut from 0.75% to 0...

Your back-to-basics ISA guide for 2020/21

You have until 5 April to use up the remainder of this year’s ISA allowance be...

HSBC regular savers: your options once its 5% interest rate ends

A swathe of people will see their HSBC 5% regular saver deal come to an end in t...

News

Charity offers emergency £500 grant to households

Turn2us has launched the Coronavirus Grant Fund – a one-off crisis payment of ...

Calls for urgent clarity on financial help for bank customers

Regulators must provide urgent clarity on measures designed to help people strug...

Parents can claim child benefit without registering newborns

Parents of newborn babies can still claim child benefit even if they haven’t b...

The savings accounts paying the most interest

If one of your jobs this month is to get your finances in order, moving your sav...

Santander hikes interest-free overdraft buffer to £500

Santander has increased the interest-free buffer on its overdrafts to help custo...

Nationwide cuts rates on nearly all savings and current accounts

Nationwide Building Society is to slash rates on almost all savings and current ...

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