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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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Oct 13, 2021

Contactless limit is rising: how to protect your money

The contactless spend limit is increasing to £100 on Friday, from £45.
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Oct 11, 2021

How to maintain your lockdown savings habits

Over the past 18 months we’ve seen countless holidays cancelled, weddings postponed and ...
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Mar 24, 2020

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 by the pros...
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Dec 17, 2019

How to beat the ‘onslaught’ of savings rate cuts

It’s a disappointing end to a tough year for savers as providers continue to pull their ...

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Oct 23, 2019

VIDEO: Money tips for couples

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Jul 23, 2019

Five everyday habits putting our money at risk

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Jul 17, 2019

The ultimate holiday money-saving guide for 2019

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Jun 10, 2019

Five ways to teach your kids the value of money

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Apr 29, 2019

Private school fees soar: tips to cover the costs

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Apr 16, 2019

Five ways to save money abroad this Easter

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Jan 30, 2019

12 simple ways to improve your financial situation

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Sep 24, 2018

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

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Aug 01, 2018

Top money saving tips for students from students

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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

News

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Feb 08, 2023

Banks receiving scam payments told to step up

Financial firms on the receiving end of payments where customers have been victims of auth...
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Feb 08, 2023

Big bank bosses grilled over closures, mortgages and savings rates

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Feb 08, 2023

Kroo struggles as demand for 3.03% account spikes

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Feb 07, 2023

Treasury and Bank of England consider ‘digital pound’ plans

A ‘digital pound’ is being considered by the Treasury and Bank of England, which would...
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Feb 07, 2023

NS&I launches 4.2% Green Savings Bonds

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Feb 07, 2023

Security flaws putting bank customers at risk of fraud

Your right to a refund if travel is affected by train strikes

There have been a wave of train strikes in the past six months, and for anyone travelling today Friday 3 Febru...

Could you save money with a social broadband tariff?

Two-thirds of low-income households are unaware they could be saving on broadband, according to Uswitch.

How to help others and donate to food banks this winter

This winter is expected to be the most challenging yet for the food bank network as soaring costs push more pe...

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.

DIY investors: 10 common mistakes to avoid

For those without the help and experience of an adviser, here are 10 common DIY investor mistakes to avoid.

Mortgage down-valuations: Tips to avoid pulling out of a house sale

Down-valuations are on the rise. So, what does it mean for home buyers, and what can you do?

Five tips for surviving a bear market mauling

The S&P 500 has slipped into bear market territory and for UK investors, the FTSE 250 is also on the edge. Her...

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