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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.

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...

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.

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?

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.

Moving house: change of address checklist

Here's our comprehensive change of address checklist so you make sure you tell everyone you need to that you've moved house!

What are my rights if my flight is cancelled because of strike action

Will you be able to claim a refund? What does it mean for the rest of your holiday? Will you need to claim on your travel insurance? We explain everything you need to know.

How to deal with debt collectors

Knowing how to deal with a debt collection company if you're approached for money can ensure you're not intimidated or mislead. Here's how to handle debt collectors and avoid the traps they set to get you to pay up.

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.

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.

What should I do if I can't pay my mortgage?

If you find yourself in a position where you can't meet your monthly mortgage payments, it's important not to bury your head in the sand. Help is at hand and there are things you can do to get back on track. We share our advice.

NHS dentist charges: are you paying too much?

Let's face it; going to the dentist isn't cheap. This makes knowing when you're entitled to NHS treatment and how much you should be paying for it all the more important. We explain.