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  • Peer-to-peer: The phenomenon taking savers by storm

    Dismal savings rates mean that people are increasingly looking for alternative ways to generate decent returns – with peer-to-peer lending proving among the most popular optio

    Melanie Wright

    Updated: 16 May 2013

  • Act NOW on your savings

    If you are holding out for savings rates to rise before deciding where to put your cash, you could be in for a long wait.

    Melanie Wright

    Updated: 09 May 2013

  • 10 letters it will cost you to ignore

    When a letter from your bank lands on your doormat, do you: a) shove it on a pile with all the others, b) stick it in a drawer to deal with it later (and then forget), or c) r

    Rachel Wait

    Updated: 08 May 2013

  • Start building a savings nest egg NOW!

    With savings rates so low and inflation still stubbornly high, it’s not hard to understand why some people think it’s not worth saving at all.

    Melanie Wright

    Updated: 25 April 2013

  • How good are YOU with money?

    When it comes to being care-free spenders, young people in their 20s tend to suffer the worst reputation. After all, this is the age where costly new clothes and nights out ar

    Laura Howard

    Updated: 19 April 2013

  • 5 savings traps to avoid

    Savers are getting a pretty raw deal right now thanks to low interest rates and high inflation. With the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) measure of inflation remaining at 2.80% in

    Rachel Wait

    Updated: 18 April 2013

  • Cheap ways to fund DIY

    In the UK, birds begin nesting in March. It’s funny, then, that we humans start thinking about making improvements to our own ‘nests’ at around the same time.

    Mark Hooson

    Updated: 17 April 2013

  • 10 tips to cut the cost of being a wedding guest

    Wedding season is upon us, and while most of us enjoy being invited to share in the nuptials of our nearest and dearest, what isn’t exciting is the sheer cost that comes with

    Clare Walsh

    Updated: 11 April 2013

  • 5 ways Margaret Thatcher has impacted our finances

    Whether you loved her or loathed her, Margaret Thatcher’s policies changed our financial landscape forever.

    Melanie Wright

    Updated: 10 April 2013

  • 30 years of the £1 coin!

    When the first pound coin was minted 30 years ago this month, we were in the midst of a recession. David Bowie was topping the charts with Let’s Dance, Vauxhall was l

    Mark Hooson

    Updated: 09 April 2013

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