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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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Jan 15, 2019

New to self-assessment? Why you should start your tax return today

There are less than three weeks to submit your tax return but if you’re new to self-asse...
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Jan 02, 2019

The key dates for your finances in 2019

With so much Brexit-related uncertainty, it won’t be easy to plan entirely for 2019. But...
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Dec 05, 2018

Why it can pay to save with app-only banks

New app-only banks have made everyday banking slicker, but some have taken it a step furth...
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Nov 20, 2018

Check now: millions of married couples could be owed £900

Millions of married couples are missing out on a tax break worth up to £900.

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Nov 16, 2018

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

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Nov 08, 2018

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

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Oct 16, 2018

A guide to Sharia savings accounts

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Oct 11, 2018

Savings accounts: should you choose monthly or annual interest?

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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

News

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Jan 18, 2019

Mastercard to block unwanted subscriptions

Ever signed up for a free trial and later found yourself paying for a sneaky subscription?...
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Jan 18, 2019

Lloyds, Halifax & Bank of Scotland customers unable to make payments

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Jan 18, 2019

Five money tips to keep the January blues at bay

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Jan 18, 2019

Gatehouse raises rates across three savings accounts

Gatehouse Bank has raised the rates on three of its fixed-term savings accounts, propellin...
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Jan 16, 2019

Over 100 savings accounts now match or beat inflation

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Jan 15, 2019

New to self-assessment? Why you should start your tax return today

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...

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...

A guide to switching energy provider

All you need to know about switching from one energy supplier to another.

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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