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How to start investing in shares

Has your savings rate got you looking for alternative ways to use your hard earned money? Whether it's for long term growth or to generate income, investing in shares can be a profitable way to use your savings!

Who supplies water to your home?

If you've just moved into a new house, you'll need to find out who provides your water to set up your account. Here's how to find out your water supplier.

Direct debit rules: FAQs

Using a direct debit can be a convenient and hassle-free way to pay your bills, leaving the company you're paying to do all the leg work. Here we answer all your most common direct debit questions...

How to cash in your endowment policy

Are you wondering how to work out whether you should keep, sell or surrender your endowment policy for the best return? Here's a guide to deciding, plus a look at what to do to make sure you can still pay off your mortgage.

Do you have to pay private parking tickets?

Returning to your car to find a parking ticket attached to your windscreen can make your heart sink. However, with unscrupulous private parking companies issuing tickets beyond their authority we ask, do you have to pay up?

Charity donations: what you can and cannot do

Donating to charity is a great way to support a worthy cause and help those in need. As a bonus it can also be used to reduce your tax bill, here's what you can and can't do.

What is the best way to spend overseas?

Spending overseas can end up being costly if you are not careful, so making sure you do not fall victim to extra bank or card charges is essential if you want your money to go further.

6 Essential facts for people with prepaid gas and electric meters

We help you get to know energy prepayment meters: how they work, what they cost, and how to pay less for your prepay energy.

What is Air Passenger Duty and can you claim your money back?

Air Passenger Duty on flights for children under 12 has been scrapped. If you have already paid for flights you may need to claim this money back, we explain how.

What's the best way to buy second-hand tickets?

If you've ever tried to buy tickets for a must see event, you'll know that it's not always easy to get them first time! If you're not quick you can easily miss out, but don't give up, there are still ways to get the tickets you want.

New Childcare scheme (from autumn 2015)

The new Tax-Free Childcare scheme to support parents' childcare costs will replace the existing Employer Supported Childcare, taking effect from autumn 2015.

8 affordable alternatives to owning a car

Driving is getting more and more expensive so while it may seem extreme, giving up your car is worth considering if you're looking for a way to save. Here are 8 alternatives that will help you to get from A to B for less.