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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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Oct 15, 2021

Rollout of new £100 contactless limit begins

The national roll-out of the new £100 spending limit for contactless card payments, up fr...
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Oct 11, 2021

Parents stop saving for their kids once they start school

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Oct 11, 2021

More than half of Brits could be paying too much tax

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Oct 08, 2021

Budgeting app Yolt to close in December

Yolt is shutting down its consumer-focused budgeting app on 4 December. Here’s everythin...
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Oct 08, 2021

Natwest pleads guilty to money laundering offences

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Oct 07, 2021

Third of Brits would struggle if they lost £500 to fraud

The savings accounts paying the most interest

It’s time to get your finances in shape, and moving your cash savings to a higher paying deal is a good plac...

Everything you need to know about being furloughed

Few people had heard of ‘furlough’ before March 2020, but the coronavirus pandemic thrust the idea of bein...

The experts’ guide to sorting out your personal finances in 2021

From opting to ‘low spend’ months to imposing your own ‘cooling-off period’, industry experts reveal t...

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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