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How to save money on gas and electricity
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How to save money on gas and electricity

Household energy bills could go up before the expected October price cap rise
12 Aug 2022
What is Don’t Pay UK?
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What is Don’t Pay UK?

Campaign hopes to encourage one million people to cancel their direct debits to energy providers
10 Aug 2022
Headers, savings and costly chips
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Headers, savings and costly chips

Is the FA phasing out headers? Do rising interest rates offer a glimmer of hope to savers? And how will fish and chip shops cope with a poor potato ha…
22 Jul 2022
Who is eligible for the cost-of-living payment?
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Who is eligible for the cost-of-living payment?

Some vulnerable households to receive first cost-of-living payment today
15 Jul 2022
Eight solutions for your finances, investment and retirement planning
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Eight solutions for your finances, investment and retirement planning

These companies aim to boost your finances and help inform your decisions when planning for the future
13 Jul 2022
When will paper £20 and £50 notes expire?
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When will paper £20 and £50 notes expire?

Old notes will soon be taken out of circulation by the Bank of England
27 Jun 2022
Martin Lewis: who is the money saving expert?
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Martin Lewis: who is the money saving expert?

Financial guru remains ‘trenchant and steadfast’ voice on consumers’ cash and rights
27 May 2022

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How to claim the £400 energy bills discount
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How to claim the £400 energy bills discount

Treasury committing billions to help households shoulder rising cost of living
27 May 2022
Is it worth paying off a student loan early?
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Between the lines

Is it worth paying off a student loan early?

Experts say in many cases early payments won’t save you money in the long run
19 May 2022
Nine financial solutions to ease you into retirement
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Nine financial solutions to ease you into retirement

These nine companies could help boost your finances during your golden years
10 May 2022
What the Ukraine crisis might mean for ESG investing
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What the Ukraine crisis might mean for ESG investing

The Ukraine crisis has brought many of the issues around ESG investing into sharper focus. Where does the sector go from here?
3 May 2022
What is the gender housing gap?
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What is the gender housing gap?

Time it takes to get on to the property ladder differs depending on whether you’re male or female
28 Apr 2022
Preparing your portfolio for change
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Preparing your portfolio for change

Investors face a macroeconomic backdrop which is very different to the one most have grown up with. How can they prepare their portfolios for a rapidl…
21 Apr 2022
The pros and cons of ‘buy now, pay later’ schemes
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The pros and cons of ‘buy now, pay later’ schemes

Payment schemes are booming in popularity but some warn of potential financial risks
13 Apr 2022
When will the cost-of-living crisis end?
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When will the cost-of-living crisis end?

Outlook ‘makes for grim reading’ following historic rise in inflation
13 Apr 2022
Solar panels: are they worth the investment?
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Expert’s view

Solar panels: are they worth the investment?

As electric bills go through the roof demand grows for alternative energy options
5 Apr 2022
A world of choice in uncertain markets
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A world of choice in uncertain markets

Why a globally diversified basket of equities might be worth the risk over the long term
5 Apr 2022
UK credit card debt soars: a worrying new trend?
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UK credit card debt soars: a worrying new trend?

People borrowed £1.5bn on credit cards in February, the highest monthly amount since records began
30 Mar 2022
Cost of living: what will increase in price?
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Cost of living: what will increase in price?

The new tax year will see a rise in outgoings for millions of households
29 Mar 2022
Isa strategies and types: what the experts think
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Isa strategies and types: what the experts think

Turbulent times, stocks vs. cash and a new set of fangs
24 Mar 2022
To good wealth: why wine could be a tempting alternative investment
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To good wealth: why wine could be a tempting alternative investment

Fine wine is less susceptible to changes in inflation than many other financial assets
21 Mar 2022
‘Money in the bin’: the huge cost of food waste
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‘Money in the bin’: the huge cost of food waste

By reducing food wastage you can save cash and help the environment
23 Feb 2022
Making money: investing in watches
A Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime 6300A-010 sold for $31.19m in 2019
Expert’s view

Making money: investing in watches

Is it the right time to start your watch collection?
16 Feb 2022
Making money: investing in classic cars
Britain’s ten hottest collectable cars for 2022
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Making money: investing in classic cars

Are vintage cars a sound investment – or just a very expensive hobby? 
9 Feb 2022
Making money: investing in fine wine
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Making money: investing in fine wine

Wine investments can bring tasty returns – but you’ll need patience
2 Feb 2022
Self-assessment tax return: top tips for submitting your form
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Self-assessment tax return: top tips for submitting your form

HMRC’s 31 January deadline has ‘effectively’ been extended 
31 Jan 2022
Tackling energy bills: what the pundits say
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Tackling energy bills: what the pundits say

Price shock, easing the blow and self-help
27 Jan 2022
Making money: space diamonds and meteorite collecting
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Making money: space diamonds and meteorite collecting

‘The Enigma’ black diamond is expected to sell at auction for £5m
26 Jan 2022
Shareholder power, Serbian threats and Anglican angst
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Shareholder power, Serbian threats and Anglican angst

Do investors have more power than they realise? Is Bosnia on the verge of breaking up? And who will choose the next Archbishop of Canterbury?
21 Jan 2022
Making money: investing in whisky 
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Expert’s view

Making money: investing in whisky 

Rapidly-expanding whisky investment market has seen ‘dramatic gains’
19 Jan 2022
Making money: five alternative investments
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Making money: five alternative investments

Diversify your portfolio with quirky investments such as Lego and digital art
12 Jan 2022
Ten amazing finance and legal solutions
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Ten amazing finance and legal solutions

From investment in premium whisky to expert wealth management, here’s what will help your money work better for you in 2022
7 Jan 2022
Should areas with lower life expectancy receive an early pension?
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In Depth

Should areas with lower life expectancy receive an early pension?

Data shows those in affluent areas live ‘significantly longer’ than people in deprived regions
17 Dec 2021
Shared ownership: how the home buying scheme works
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Pros and cons

Shared ownership: how the home buying scheme works

Getting on the ladder is more affordable – but there are downsides
30 Nov 2021
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