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  • Best 0% credit card deals Moneywise - Mon, May 23, 2016 12:41 BST

    Choosing the right card can be a difficult task but Moneywise has sifted through the plastic to find the very best credit cards to suit a variety of spending patterns. Our weekly round-up contains all ...

  • Best credit cards for international shopping Moneywise - Mon, May 23, 2016 11:33 BST

    Remember, it's often sensible to pay for purchases when you're abroad by credit card – if anything untoward does happen, you will usually be covered by your provider for purchases over £100. But many cards ...

  • This week's best savings rates Moneywise - Wed, May 18, 2016 19:16 BST

    In this article, Moneywise reviews regular, children's savings, fixed-rate and instant-access accounts with the best savings rates currently on the market. Remember, these rates are before tax, but from ...

  • This week's best current accounts Moneywise - Fri, May 13, 2016 14:04 BST

    While interest rates aren't doing much to help you boost your balances, there are still plenty of things you need to bear in mind when choosing which current account to go for. If you are the type of person ...

  • How to save money with foreign exchange Moneywise - Fri, May 13, 2016 10:10 BST

    The world is smaller than ever. Until 2017, at least, any UK citizen is free to work, study or retire anywhere in the eurozone, and many people travel even further afield. But as we move around the world, ...

  • 8 ways to earn a grand Moneywise - Mon, May 9, 2016 14:33 BST

    Do you dream of earning thousands without the taxman getting his mitts on it? I’m not suggesting you take up correspondence with a Panamanian law firm, but you simply need to make the most of your tax-free ...

  • Invest in 2016 Moneywise - Tue, Apr 5, 2016 16:57 BST

    Why invest when I can save? ‘A penny saved is a penny earned’ – perhaps in the heady days of high interest rates, but now, with the ‘new normal’ being near-zero interest rates, saving your money in an ...

  • Top tips for a good financial spring clean Yahoo Finance UK - Thu, Mar 24, 2016 17:10 GMT
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    Easter is a natural time to spruce up your surroundings. But why not extend the spring clean to your finances?

  • Financial tips for the disabled Moneywise - Fri, Mar 18, 2016 11:18 GMT

    No one ever thinks it will happen to them but the reality is that all too often fate steps in and thousands are left disabled every year. While disability is regularly perceived as a lifelong condition, ...

  • How to deal with credit cards Moneywise - Mon, Mar 14, 2016 11:10 GMT

    From interest-free balance transfers to cashback deals every time you shop, make the most of your flexible friend. Almost half of us have a credit card and the amount we spend on them is steadily rising. ...

  • Too young to think about funeral plans? Moneywise - Thu, Mar 10, 2016 13:13 GMT

    Is it possible to buy a pre-paid funeral plan with a lump sum if you’re aged under 50? I am 46 and recently inherited a few thousand pounds. I would like to use the money to pay for my own funeral, but ...

  • While free cash from the Co-op isn’t to be sniffed at, you’ll need to do a lot to get it. The Halifax Reward Account is similar, but also simpler. You'll earn £5 each month every time you don't go overdrawn, ...

  • Barclays offer rewards for new customers Moneywise - Fri, Jan 8, 2016 18:18 GMT

    Barclays is offering double rewards, worth up to £16, in January to people signing up to its Blue Rewards scheme, as banks compete to win new current account customers in January. The double-reward deal ...

  • HSBC online banking woes move into second day Moneywise - Wed, Jan 6, 2016 17:10 GMT

    HSBC customers have been left frustrated after being unable to access their online accounts for a second day running. The bank says a “complex technical issue” has resulted in all personal current account ...

  • Why you need to buy travel insurance now! Moneywise - Tue, Dec 22, 2015 10:13 GMT

    Booking your holiday months before you travel can be a great way of saving money, but unless you buy your travel insurance at the same time, you could end up undoing all your savings. A common misconception ...

  • How to take cash out of your pension Moneywise - Fri, Dec 4, 2015 11:49 GMT

    From the age of 55 you should, theoretically, be able to treat your pension like a bank account – taking out what you need when you need it – but while some pension companies have embraced the changes ...

  • How credit rating agencies work Moneywise - Fri, Dec 4, 2015 10:34 GMT

    We all know how important it is to check your credit rating, and that having a decent score will improve your chances of being able to borrow at the best rates. But the link between your credit score and ...

  • Government pushes for cheaper household bills Moneywise - Mon, Nov 30, 2015 17:45 GMT

    Consumers could benefit from cheaper utility, banking and broadband bills as a result of a wide-ranging government push to drive down household bills through increased competition. "Today's plan from ...

  • The new pension rules - do they work? Moneywise - Wed, Nov 11, 2015 10:58 GMT

    Pension Flexibility has revolutionised retirement but not everyone has been able to access their savings due to high charges and restrictions from pension providers. From April 2015, those aged over-55 ...

  • HMRC leaves taxpayers confused Moneywise - Thu, Nov 5, 2015 10:42 GMT

    Half of all telephone calls to HM Revenue and Customs go unanswered - meaning many people with questions about the complicated UK tax system are being left adrift. According to a scathing new report from ...

  • The best current account for UK customers revealed Moneywise - Mon, Nov 2, 2015 17:06 GMT

    The Halifax Reward Current Account has been named the most popular among people looking at ‘personalised’ best buy tables from GoCompare.com. Almost a fifth (19%) of people using its ‘midata’ service – ...

  • Quick – beat the demise of credit card perks Moneywise - Mon, Nov 2, 2015 11:44 GMT

    If you’d like to benefit from cashback you need to act now – deals are set to be slashed in December. On 9 December, a new EU rule comes into force to cap the amount of money credit card companies manage ...

  • Workers waste £948 a year on coffee and snacks Moneywise - Mon, Oct 26, 2015 11:23 GMT

    A typical adult in the UK spends £948 a year on ‘invisible’ items, a new study has revealed. The research, commissioned by investment and retirement solutions provider Aviva, found that, on average, an ...

  • Cyber attack on TalkTalk: what should you do? Moneywise - Fri, Oct 23, 2015 14:24 BST

    An investigation by the Metropolitan Police has been launched into a ‘cyber attack’ on communications firm TalkTalk that could see hundreds of thousands of customers’ data stolen by hackers. Here’s our ...

  • Consumers let down by lazy banks should switch Moneywise - Thu, Oct 22, 2015 11:56 BST

    Banks must make it easier for customers to switch bank accounts, according to the Competition and Markets Authority. Following a detailed investigation into the personal and business banking sector – worth ...

  • Halifax tempts new current account and mortgage customers Moneywise - Tue, Oct 20, 2015 15:34 BST

    Halifax is offering extra perks to new mortgage and current account customers, in an attempt to attract new business. First-time-buyers and home movers who successfully apply for a mortgage before 6 December ...

  • Gap year spending (Part 2 of 2) Moneywise - Thu, Oct 8, 2015 16:13 BST

    This is a continuation of a previous feature story. HOW FAR WILL YOUR MONEY GO? The cost of living varies wildly around the globe. You can live like a king in some countries on £20 a day – in other destinations ...

  • TSB gives car loan customers free MOTs Moneywise - Wed, Sep 16, 2015 16:45 BST

    Car buyers can get free MOTs when taking a personal loan to buy a car thanks to a limited-time offer from TSB. The banks existing current account holders seeking to borrow £1,000 to £25,000 for a vehicle ...

  • Santander more than doubles its 123 fee Moneywise - Tue, Sep 15, 2015 15:29 BST

    Some 3.6 million Santander customers will be hit by fee increases on the bank's flagship 123 range. From 11 January, the charge for the 123 current account will rise to £5 a month from £2, and monthly ...

  • Tesco Bank axes current fee after Santander's hike Moneywise - Tue, Sep 15, 2015 12:17 BST

    Tesco Bank is to axe its £5 monthly current account fee for new and existing customers from Thursday 17 September. The move follows Santander's announcement that it will almost treble the fee on its popular ...

  • Get £150 by opening a First Direct current account Moneywise - Tue, Sep 8, 2015 13:32 BST

    First Direct is offering new customers up to £150 to switch to its current account. Previously the bank offered £125 to new customers, but it will now pay a £150 sign-up bonus to people who apply via MoneySupermarket.com. ...

  • Halifax offers £125 to account switchers Moneywise - Mon, Sep 7, 2015 13:54 BST

    Halifax is trying to tempt in new current account customers with a new £125 sign-up offer. People switching to its Reward Account via the Current Account Switching Service (CASS) will receive £125 when ...

  • The newest and best money apps Moneywise - Wed, Aug 26, 2015 15:57 BST

    Technology is not just for geeks. It's for anyone who wants to make life easier, that includes banking and managing money. Thanks to a raft of new banking and savings apps and services launching in recent ...

  • Personal loan rates at lowest-ever levels Moneywise - Tue, Aug 25, 2015 15:26 BST

    Personal loan rates for sums of £5,000 and £7,500 have fallen to their lowest-ever. The average rate for a £5,000 loan is 6.05%, which is just over a fifth lower than it was at the start of 2015, according ...

  • Top Student Bank Accounts Moneywise - Mon, Aug 24, 2015 11:19 BST

    A level results land on 13 August, and tens of thousands of 'fresher' students will be getting ready to head to university for the first time. If you or your children are joining them, finding the right ...

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