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How to build your own house

Many of us dream of building our own home, and while it is not the right option for everyone, self building could be an affordable way for you to get your ideal property. Yet fail to plan properly and you face the risk of financial ruin.

5 things you need to know before you remortgage

Remortgaging to a better deal is a great way to cut your costs, it could save you hundreds of pounds a month, and thousands of pounds overall. Here are 5 things you need to know to make the process easier.

Can you cancel your mobile phone contract if you can't get signal?

Being stuck without signal can be frustrating, but does it mean you can ditch your network and break your mobile contract without charge? Here is when you can cancel your contract without facing a hefty fee.

I have a significant amount of cash: What's the best place for my money?

If you've inherited some money, received an unexpected windfall or saved up a tidy sum, knowing what to do with the money can be tricky. Here's what to do if you have a significant amount to invest.

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 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 help with vet bills

Keeping your pet fit and healthy can cost you a lot, especially if something unexpected happens when it's quite possible to be faced with a vets bill amounting to thousands of pounds.

Your no claims bonus questions answered

With the cost of car insurance rising exponentially year on year, a decent no claims bonus can help make car insurance more affordable. Here is everything you need to know about your no claims bonus.

New compulsory car insurance laws: how to stay legal

Changes to motor insurance laws mean that you will need to be extra careful that you are not caught out. Here is what you need to know.

Lending to friends? Make sure you get your money back

Deciding whether to help a friend or family member financially can be tricky, especially if you are worried whether they can afford to repay it. Here's how to protect your money when a friend in need comes calling.

Should I fix my gas and electricity prices?

With gas and electricity prices continuing to climb skyward, is now the time to fix your energy tariff, or will you just end up paying over the odds? Here is how to weigh up whether fixing makes financial sense.

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.