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Learn how to make your money go further with our 'How To' section. From picking a current account to saving on childcare, this section has basic money-saving tips you need in your day-to-day life.

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Apr 29, 2019

Private school fees soar: tips to cover the costs

Private school fees rose by 3.7% last year, almost double the rate of inflation and well a...
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Apr 16, 2019

Five ways to save money abroad this Easter

If you’re off on holiday this Easter, there are plenty of ways to save money while you...
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Jan 30, 2019

12 simple ways to improve your financial situation

The year is flying by already – it’s time to start making the most of it. Here are a d...
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Sep 24, 2018

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 this plan...

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Aug 01, 2018

Top money saving tips for students from students

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Jul 10, 2018

The essential money-saving guide for your 2018 holiday

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Dec 18, 2017

Redundancy from an investment perspective

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Dec 15, 2017

Five ways to boost your bank balance at Christmas

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Dec 14, 2017

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

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Sep 04, 2017

How to pay for private school fees

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Aug 31, 2017

How parents can help towards their child’s higher education costs

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Jul 24, 2017

10 of the best ways to make and save money on everyday tasks

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May 22, 2017

How to have the ‘savings talk’ with your children

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Feb 21, 2017

The ‘lazy’ ways to make and save money

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Jan 19, 2017

Embarrassed by the thought of haggling? Top tips to bag a bargain

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Jan 10, 2017

Peer-to-peer lending could net you 7%: five tips to get started

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Jan 06, 2017

Married? HMRC wants to give you a £400 tax break

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Nov 01, 2016

Junior ISAs turn five: how to make the most money for your kids

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Sep 19, 2016

TV psychologist reveals how to educate your children about money

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Aug 24, 2016

Top free money saving apps for students

News

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May 17, 2019

Metro Bank raises £375m in discounted share sale

The challenger bank surpassed expectations after completing a £375m fundraise, albeit at ...
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May 16, 2019

Open banking ushers in new world of personal finance

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May 15, 2019

Fraud and scam complaints soar by 40%

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May 15, 2019

Bank customers demand new tech but are reluctant to use it

Concerns about security and privacy is putting bank customers off using new technologies l...
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May 14, 2019

Savings app Moneybox now lets you invest ethically

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May 13, 2019

Metro Bank assures customers their money is safe as rumours set in

ISAs: your back-to-basics guide for 2018/19

Here’s everything you need to know to make the most of your unused ISA allowance ahead of the 5 April deadli...

A guide to Sharia savings accounts

A number of Sharia savings products have upped their game in recent months, beating more familiar competitors ...

Five ways to get on the property ladder without the Bank of Mum and Dad

A report suggests the Bank of Mum and Dad is running low on funds. Fortunately, there are other options for st...

What will happen if rates change

How your finances will be impacted by a rise in interest rates.

Regular Savings Calculator

Small regular contributions can build up nicely over time.

Online Savings Calculator

Work out how your online savings can build over time.

Having a baby and your finances: seven top tips

We’re guessing the Duchess of Cambridge won’t be fretting about maternity pay or whether she’ll still be...

Protecting family wealth: 10 tips for cutting inheritance tax

Inheritance tax - sometimes known as 'death tax' - can cause even more heartache for bereaved families. But th...

Travel insurance: Five tips to ensure a successful claim

Ahead of your summer holiday, it’s important to make sure you have the right level of travel cover or you co...

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