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Your tax credit renewal questions answered

Tax credit renewal is looming and you need to make sure HMRC have their facts straight or you could get caught out. Here's what you need to do and why.

How to get on the property ladder with no deposit

If you are not able to build a big enough deposit and starting to feel that owning your own home is just a pipe dream, do not despair. Here are several ways to get onto the property ladder without a hefty lump sum.

How to get a fair financial divorce settlement

Divorcing may be something you never thought you'd experience, but even if it's unexpected you'll need to protect your finances as well as your heart. We examine how to organise your finances through a divorce.

How to spend less on entertainment

Where would you be without modern entertainment, but have the rising costs left you unable to join in your favourite leisure activities? We look at ways you can spend less and still enjoy the entertainment you love.

Can you keep money accidentally paid into your bank account?

We all dream of receiving an unexpected windfall, but if you did receive an erroneous payment into your bank account - would you ever be able to keep it?

Gifting money to your children: FAQs

Helping your children out financially is something every parent would like to do, but you need to be careful if you don't want them to face a hefty bill from the taxman. Here's what you need to know.

How to declare yourself bankrupt

If you're in financial trouble and struggling to repay your debts, you might be considering bankruptcy. We look at exactly what declaring yourself bankrupt involves, what the alternatives are and how to work out your best option.

Should you haggle with your mobile phone provider?

If you're looking to upgrade your phone or your contract, haggling with your mobile phone provider can help make sure you get the best deal. We look at how to give yourself the best chance of bagging a bargain.

Is now the time to ditch your landline?

With the cost of landline packages creeping up, cancelling your home phone entirely could seem like a good way to save cash. We look at whether the time has come to get rid of your landline once and for all.

Summer Budget 2015: A 3 minute summary

George Osborne has delivered his first Conservative majority budget to a packed House of Commons, and his first since the 2015 Coalition Budget in March. We explain how the key announcements affect your finances.

How to apply for a mortgage in principle

To be sure that you can borrow the amount of money you're likely to need to buy a property, you can apply for a mortgage in principle. We look at what you need to be prepared for to get your agreement in principle right first time.

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.