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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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Dec 07, 2015

Dragons’ Den star Sarah Willingham’s Christmas saving tips

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Dec 03, 2015

BLOG: How to plug the savings gap

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Oct 30, 2015

Top tips for dealing with financial stress

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Oct 22, 2015

The many ways of understanding your finances

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Oct 13, 2015

University finances: five tips to keep your children out of the red

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Sep 29, 2015

Setting up a business? How professional advisers can save you money

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Aug 17, 2015

The apps that help you avoid hefty bank charges

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May 11, 2015

15 ways to save cash on your wedding day

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Mar 09, 2015

Blog: The beauty of regular investing

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Feb 16, 2015

BLOG: Ten tips for first time Isa investors

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Feb 12, 2015

Some simple ways to destroy your credit score

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Feb 08, 2015

4 financial chats you should have before your wedding day

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Feb 04, 2015

Fat fingers? What to do if you send money to the wrong account

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Feb 02, 2015

10 tax saving tips

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Jan 27, 2015

Ten investment mistakes to avoid in 2015 ISA season

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Jan 09, 2015

Blog: Living together? You need to be financially savvy

News

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Nov 29, 2021

More than a third of people save nothing each month

More than a third of people are saving nothing each month, and that proportion goes up for...
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Nov 24, 2021

Nationwide launches regular saver paying 2%

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Nov 24, 2021

HSBC opens bank accounts for 150 Afghan settlers

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Nov 23, 2021

Atom introduces four-day working week

The challenger bank claims to be the largest company in Britain to introduce a four-day wo...
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Nov 22, 2021

Santander online banking and mobile app down this morning

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Nov 22, 2021

Act now to get current account cash perks

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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