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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.

Top 10 iPhone 6 personal finance apps

The Apple iPhone 6 handsets are some of the most popular mobiles in the UK. Here's our top 10 innovative finance apps.

Can I transfer money from my credit card?

The world of the 0% balance transfer credit card is a competitive place but little is mentioned about credit card money transfers. Here's what you need to know about transferring cash from your credit card.

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...

Home schooling: good for your child & your finances?

A good education will teach your child all the life skills they need to succeed and set them up for the future. A home education can be just as rewarding as sending them to school, but does it make financial sense? We investigate.

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.

5 ways to check a website is legit

Worried a website is a wee bit dodgy? Sense a site is slightly suspicious? Here are 5 quick and easy ways to check if a website is legit.

How do you claim tax back?

Paying tax is a fact of life for most of us, but it is surprisingly easy to pay too much and leave yourself out of pocket. Here is how to claim tax back from HMRC.

Should you invest in a buy-to-let property?

Investing in property is still a great way to make your money work for you, but as attractive as it may seem, getting a buy to let property is not a one-way ticket to riches. We take a closer look at the pros and cons.

Is Amazon Prime worth it?

For 79 a year, Amazon Prime offers one-day delivery, music and instant video streaming and multiple extra features for customers, but does it offer good value?

How to write a cheque

Writing a cheque is becoming a dying art but still one you need to master. So whether it is to pay a bill or for a friend's birthday, here is how to write a cheque.

What are your rights if your rent goes up?

Being told that your rent is going up can be a real sucker punch, especially if you're already living to a tight budget. But are you really left with no choice but to accept if your landlord ups the price?