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Learn all you need to know about banking and saving here. We'll go in-depth to help you understand where your money goes and how to be financially free, come what may - even a rainy day.

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Nov 16, 2018

Fathers: why the low take up of Shared Parental Leave?

Take up of Shared Parental Leave since its introduction in 2015 has been unexpectedly low....
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Nov 08, 2018

How married couples can claw back £1,000 from the tax man

From the new tax year, eligible married couples will be able to claim a £250 tax break. B...
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Oct 16, 2018

A guide to Sharia savings accounts

A number of Sharia savings products have upped their game in recent months, beating more f...
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Oct 11, 2018

Savings accounts: should you choose monthly or annual interest?

Savers looking to house their money in cash accounts may be given a choice of whether inte...

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Sep 14, 2018

‘I forgot about my son’s Child Trust Fund, what do I need to do?’

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Sep 11, 2018

Hargreaves Lansdown launches cash savings hub: how good is it?

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Sep 04, 2018

Do your Premium Bonds die with you?

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Aug 30, 2018

VIDEO: How to help children with the cost of university

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Aug 24, 2018

Millions of teens to take control of their Child Trust Funds

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Aug 17, 2018

Savers warned to check ‘easy access account’ terms carefully

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Jul 25, 2018

Purchases abroad: why you should never pay in pounds

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Jul 24, 2018

Student bank accounts: top picks

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Jul 10, 2018

The essential money-saving guide for your 2018 holiday

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Jun 29, 2018

Three ways to make the most of your work bonus

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Jun 28, 2018

A million married couples still missing out on tax break worth £100s

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Jun 27, 2018

Virgin launches savings account offering air miles instead of interest

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Jun 22, 2018

VIDEO: How and why you need to consider your financial wellness

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Jun 20, 2018

Just how safe are contactless cards?

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Jun 13, 2018

Pick children’s account carefully to avoid ‘surprise’ tax bill

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Jun 11, 2018

Five top tips to make your kids money savvy

News

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Nov 16, 2018

Two thirds of bank branches have closed in 30 years

Just a third of the UK’s bank branch network remains compared with three decades ago, me...
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Nov 16, 2018

Debt and switching: your rights for energy, current accounts and credit cards

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Nov 16, 2018

Why you could earn more than expected with Sharia savings accounts

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Nov 15, 2018

BLOG: Why it’s good to talk (about money)

This week is Talk Money Week which encourages people to have an open conversation about th...
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Nov 14, 2018

29 savings accounts beat inflation, but most people won’t switch

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Nov 14, 2018

Millennials want more financial education

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The essential Your Money guide to the April 2018 tax changes

As we head into the 2018/19 tax year, a number of key changes take place to existing policies while some new i...

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Having a baby and your finances: seven top tips

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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...

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