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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.

Should you claim winter fuel payments?

In winter, getting all the financial help you're entitled to is essential if it's going to help you stay warm. If you're 62 or over, you can claim up to 300 in a winter fuel payment - here's how.

Moving house: change of address checklist

Here is our comprehensive change of address checklist so you can make sure you tell everyone you need to that you have moved house.

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's the best way to cash-in spare change?

Whether you have recently unearthed a mine of coppers from the back of your sofa or have been saving loose change for years, cashing it in can give your wallet a welcome boost. Find out the best way to switch your pennies for pounds.

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.

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?

What does divorce mean for your mortgage?

Going through a divorce when you have an outstanding mortgage with your partner can be a big worry - knowing what might happen to your home can make it less stressful. Here is a rundown of your options.

5 ways to check a website is legit

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

What are the pros and cons of the Help to Buy scheme?

The Help to Buy scheme has been under the spotlight in recent months, with stories of happy new homeowners balanced with accusations that the scheme is distorting the housing market. But importantly, can it help you buy?

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.

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...

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