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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 23, 2019

VIDEO: Money tips for couples

A recent study found that British couples find it difficult to discuss spending, budgeting...
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Jul 23, 2019

Five everyday habits putting our money at risk

Keeping our bank accounts safe from criminals and hackers is often at the forefront of our...
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Jul 17, 2019

The ultimate holiday money-saving guide for 2019

Planning a trip away can be stressful, time-consuming and expensive so here are the indust...
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Jun 10, 2019

Five ways to teach your kids the value of money

Today kicks off My Money Week, a national initiative aimed at teaching school-age kids all...

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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

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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

News

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Nov 18, 2019

Long-term fixed savings rates drop to levels last seen before 2017 base rate rise

The interest rates paid on fixed rate bonds have plummeted despite two base rate rises in ...
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Nov 18, 2019

M&S Bank gets rid of its popular 5% savings account

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Nov 15, 2019

Banks fail to agree on fraud refunds

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Nov 14, 2019

Natwest and RBS scrapping cashback on bills

Reward account customers currently earn 2 per cent cashback on household bills – but the...
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Nov 14, 2019

Hundreds of communities struggling to access cash, warns Which?

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Nov 13, 2019

HSBC launches Balance After Bills to help customers budget

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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