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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

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...

Six quick and safe alternatives to sending Christmas cash in the post

Millions of pounds of Christmas money is lost every year whether it goes missing...

Understanding

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 ...

Check now: millions of married couples could be owed £900

Millions of married couples are missing out on a tax break worth up to £900.

Fathers: why the low take up of Shared Parental Leave?

Take up of Shared Parental Leave since its introduction in 2015 has been unexpec...

How married couples can claw back £1,000 from the tax man

From the new tax year, eligible married couples will be able to claim a £250 ta...

News

ICICI Bank launches market-leading easy access account paying 1.55%

ICICI Bank has launched a market-leading easy access account paying 1.55%, knock...

A quarter of Brits let relatives manage their finances

One in four UK adults are putting their money at risk by sidestepping powers of ...

Five simple money wins on ‘Blue Monday’

Today has been dubbed ‘Blue Monday’ as Brits are down in the dumps over the ...

Govt’s Help to Save scheme gets off to slow start: are you missing out?

The government’s Help to Save scheme has only reached less than one in 40 of t...

Mastercard to block unwanted subscriptions

Ever signed up for a free trial and later found yourself paying for a sneaky sub...

Lloyds, Halifax & Bank of Scotland customers unable to make payments

Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland are experiencing IT problems, leaving milli...

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