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Covering all your mortgage options

House-hunting season is now in full swing and whether you’re a first-timer about to snap up a new home or looking for a better deal on your mortgage, here’s how to find your way through the maze. Sue Hayward is a journalist and author specialising in money, consumer and family financial issues....

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Spring clean your finances

Sue Hayward, a journalist and author specialising in money, consumer and family financial issues, advises on the best ways to save money and make your cash work harder for you. Now is the perfect time to get your bank balance into shape for spring. Here are six painless ways to eliminate...

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How to survive the financial blues

A combination of short days and long dark hours, the post-Christmas pinch and miserable weather, it's not surprising many of us feel a bit blue at this time of year. If you're struggling with the financial blues, there's lots you can do to get yourself back on track and feeling better about the...

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Top tips to avoid debt

Last year, nearly 418,000 people contacted the UK’s leading debt charity Consumer Credit Counselling Service (CCCS) for help dealing with their credit cards, personal loans, store cards and other kinds of unsecured debt. The average amount owed by a CCCS client was £22,476 – and the charity says...

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Moneysaving tips for teens

For most young people in the UK, every penny counts. But that shouldn’t stop you enjoying life. There are plenty of simple ways to make the money you have go further – and even start saving a little too. So take a look at our list of top moneysaving tips and give your finances a bit of a makeover...

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Spring clean your finances


Make your cash work harder.
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What's on in May?


What's on in the UK this month
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